Biography & Autobiography


"The Blackwell Companion to Major Classical Social Theorists"

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"Blackwell Companions to Sociology" series; Provides a comprehensive review of classical social theory and contains essays which examine the life and work of 12 major theorists. This book covers the figures who shaped social theory, such as Marx, Weber and Durkheim, as well as additional classical theorists such as Harriet Martineau and W E B Du Bois. With 0. Paperback, 448 pages. Size: 244 x 174 mm. Weight: 813g.
Author:  (Ritzer, George, ed.)
ISBN:  1405105941
Publisher:  Blackwell Publishers
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Biography & Autobiography

"The Boy Who Saw True"

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This is the diary of a 'precocious young boy born with clairvoyance, who could see auras and spirits, yet failed to realise that other people were not similarly gifted. In consequence he was misunderstood and had to suffer many indignities.' We can also learn here about Victorian childhood. Paperback, 248 pages. Size: 190 x 121 mm. Weight: 174g.
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ISBN:  085435493X
Publisher:  C W Daniel Co Ltd
Date:  1953  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Cardiff Central"

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In this volume, ten writers with Cardiff connections pay tribute to the city in all its glory and its grime. They celebrate the history, geography, culture and sociology of the city in a series of memoirs, providing readers with diverse views and experiences of a traditionally diverse community. Paperback, Weight: 215g.
Author:  (Rhydderch, Francesca, ed.)
ISBN:  1843232804
Publisher:  Gomer Press
Date:  2003  (Wales)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Children of Cambodia's Killing Fields"

Memoirs By Survivors

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"Yale Southeast Asia Studies Monograph" series; A collection of eyewitness accounts by Cambodian survivors of Pol Pot's genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Each witness was a child at the time of Cambodia's holocaust, and each tells of families torn apart, struggles to survive, and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. With 28 illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 218 pages. Size: 210 x 138 mm. Weight: 276g.
Author:  (Pran, Dith, ed.)
ISBN:  0300078730
Publisher:  Yale University Press
Date:  1999  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Biography & Autobiography

"Children's Letters to God"

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A collection of letters, which are wise, naive, purposeful and determined, innocent, serious, and light-hearted, that children write to God. With colour illustrations. New ed. Hardback, Size: 140 x 133 mm. Weight: 360g.
Author:  (Hemple, Stuart, ed.)
ISBN:  1856266826
Publisher:  Kyle Cathie
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Chin Up, Girls!"

A Book of Women's Obituaries From the Daily Telegraph

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An inimitable collection of outrageous and unforgettable twentieth-century lives New ed. Paperback, 368 pages. Size: 197 x 128 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Ramsay, Katharine, ed.)
ISBN:  0719563011
Publisher:  John Murray General Publishing Division
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Cofio Eirug"

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With 39 b/w illustrations. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 184 x 121 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Gruffudd, Emyr Llywelyn, ed.)
ISBN:  0862437547
Publisher:  Y Lolfa
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom) (in Welsh).
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Could You Be My Parent?"

Adoption and Fostering Stories

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Adoption and fostering stories. Paperback, 192 pages. Size: 197 x 127 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Sturge-Moore, Leonie, ed.)
ISBN:  1903699827
Publisher:  British Association for Adoption and Fostering (Baaf)
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"The Daily Telegraph Book of Airmen's Obituaries"

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"Book of Airmen's Obituaries" series; 100 fascinating obituaries ranging from R. E. Bishop who designed the de Havilland Mosquito to Cheshire VC who flew 'the wooden wonder', to Tom Sopwith, the pioneer plane maker to Sir Frank Whittle, the jet engine pioneer. Written with wit, insight, compassion and humor, here is a richly unpredictable medley of colorful personalities. New ed. Paperback, 512 pages. Size: 210 x 130 mm. Weight: 496g.
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ISBN:  1904943268
Publisher:  Grub Street
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Daily Telegraph Book of Obituaries Entertainers"

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Focusing on entertainers, this book gathers together some of the, often amusing, obituaries that have appeared in The Daily Telegraph. Taking entertainer in its broadest sense, it covers the spectrum, from the famous - Liberace, Divine - to the weird, such as circus performers. New ed. Paperback, 352 pages. Size: 197 x 130 mm. Weight: 231g.
Author:  (Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh, ed.)
ISBN:  0330367757
Publisher:  Pan MacMillan
Date:  1998  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography (V.3)

"Derek Prince, the Man Behind the Ministry, the Study Guide"

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Provides an excellent insight into the life and ministry of Derek Prince. With illustrations. Paperback, 64 pages. Size: 216 x 135 mm. Weight: 505g.
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ISBN:  1901144283
Publisher:  Dpm-Uk
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"The Downright Epicure"

Essays on Edward Bunyard

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Edward Ashdown Bunyard (1878-1939) was England's foremost pomologist (student of apples) and a significant gastronome and epicure in the 1920s and 30s. This volume includes a biographical essay on Edward Bunyard and chapters about his friendship with Norman Douglas; his literary tastes; his scientific work in plant genetics; and more. With 12 b&w illustrations. Hardback, 350 pages. Size: 246 x 174 mm. Weight: 788g.
Author:  (Wilson, Edward, ed.)
ISBN:  190301848X
Publisher:  Prospect Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Famous Indians of the 21st Century"

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ISBN:  8122308295
Publisher:  Pustak Mahal,India
Date:  2007  (India)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

"Forgotten Voices of the Great War"

A New History of Wwi in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There

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In 1960, the Imperial War Museum began a momentous and important task. A team of academics, archivists and volunteers set about tracing WWI veterans and interviewing them at length in order to record the experiences of ordinary individuals in war. This book presents the story of WWI in the words of those who experienced it. With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 336 pages. Size: 198 x 127 mm. Weight: 263g.
Author:  (Arthur, Max, ed.)
ISBN:  0091888875
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile Biography & Autobiography

"Founded on Fear"

Letterfrack Industrial School, War and Exile By Peter Tyrrell

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Talks about Peter Tyrrell's 7 years in Letterfrack School in the 1920s and 30s, the British Army, a POW camp in WWII and travelling England as a tailor. This memoir recounts his impoverished upbringing and the abuse that he and others suffered at the hands of the Christian Brothers. With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 288 pages. Weight: 378g.
Author:  (Whelan, Diarmuid, ed.)
ISBN:  0716534037
Publisher:  Irish Academic Press Ltd
Date:  2006  (Ireland)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Biography & Autobiography

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