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Product Description: While a compass might tell us which direction we are going, there is really only one direction to which it ever points: north. North is the ultimate point of orientation, but it is also a celebrated destination for the adventurous, the curious, the solitary, and the foolhardy...read more

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9781780235981 | Reaktion Books, May 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: While a compass might tell us which direction we are going, there is really only one direction to which it ever points: north.
9781861892300 | Reaktion Books, March 1, 2005, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: North is the point we look for on a map to orient ourselves.

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Product Description: Neither day nor night, twilight has long exerted a fascination for Western artists, thinkers, and writers, while haunting the Romantics and intriguing philosophers and scientists. In The Last of the Light, Peter Davidson takes readers through our culture’s long engagement with the concept of twilight—from the melancholy of smoky English autumn evenings to the midnight sun of northern European summers and beyond...read more

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9781780235103 | 1 edition (Reaktion Books, January 15, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Neither day nor night, twilight has long exerted a fascination for Western artists, thinkers, and writers, while haunting the Romantics and intriguing philosophers and scientists.

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By Peter Davidson (editor) and Adriaan Van Der Weel (editor)

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9789089648792 | Revised edition (Amsterdam Univ Pr, September 15, 2015), cover price $99.00

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9789089648396 | Revised edition (Amsterdam Univ Pr, July 15, 2015), cover price $99.00

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Profiles five cannibalistic serial killers, who violated one of civilized society's most sacred taboos by eating their victims, including Marc Sappington, a high school dropout who, in an attempt to outdo his idol, Jeffrey Dahmer, embarked on a three-day feeding frenzy. Original.

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9780425207413 | Berkley Pub Group, January 3, 2006, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Profiles five cannibalistic serial killers, including Gary Heidnik, Albert Fentress, John Weber, Nathaniel Bar-Jonah, and Marc Sappington, a high school dropout who attempted to outdo his idol, Jeffrey Dahmer.

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Product Description: Peter Davidson, the author of Homicide Miami, the true crime story that inspired the film Pain and Gain, compiles the true stories of some of America's most notorious cannibal murderers.   THEY VIOLATED ONE OF CIVILIZED SOCIETY’S MOST SACRED TABOOS...read more

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9780425276860 | Reissue edition (Berkley Pub Group, February 3, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Peter Davidson, the author of Homicide Miami, the true crime story that inspired the film Pain and Gain, compiles the true stories of some of America's most notorious cannibal murderers.

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Product Description: This collection of original articles provides language teachers with a theoretical background of key issues associated with language testing as well as practical advice on how to improve the effectiveness of the tests they develop and implement...read more
By Peter Davidson (editor)

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9781107017146 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 30, 2012, cover price $135.25 | About this edition: This collection of original articles provides language teachers with a theoretical background of key issues associated with language testing as well as practical advice on how to improve the effectiveness of the tests they develop and implement.

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9781107677074 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 30, 2012, cover price $70.50 | About this edition: This collection of original articles provides language teachers with a theoretical background of key issues associated with language testing as well as practical advice on how to improve the effectiveness of the tests they develop and implement.

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Product Description: With everything there is to know about the game, this indispensable guide is like having a golf pro by your side at all times. With quick guides to golf rules, FAQs and all-new incidents, images and artwork, this clear, detailed book allows you to quickly and easily get to grips with even the most difficult situations...read more

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9780600623434 | Hamlyn, March 7, 2012, cover price $19.95 | also contains Golf Rules Illustrated | About this edition: With everything there is to know about the game, this indispensable guide is like having a golf pro by your side at all times.
9780600610687 | Hamlyn, March 28, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents illustrated explanations of golf rules effective through 2007, with an emphasis on situations causing difficulty to all golfers.

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By Peter Davidson (editor) and Jane Stevenson (editor)

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9781903018705 | Reprint edition (Prospect Books, December 8, 2010), cover price $30.00

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9781154531541 | General Books, May 5, 2010, cover price $12.50

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Product Description: From the domestication of animals to the concept of 'zero', the development of ritual to the idea of the museum, this book surveys over 25 of the history of civilization's most important milestones.

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9781847730657 | New Holland Pub Ltd, November 30, 2009, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: From the domestication of animals to the concept of 'zero', the development of ritual to the idea of the museum, this book surveys over 25 of the history of civilization's most important milestones.

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Product Description: IT BEGAN WITH A DISAPPEARANCE On a balmy May night in Miami, Frank Griga and his girlfriend, Krisztina Furton, vanished from the face of the earth. Frank had made a fortune in the adult hotline business and had met Krisztina, an exotic dancer, while searching for models for his advertisements...read more

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9780425229019 | Original edition (Berkley Pub Group, August 4, 2009), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: IT BEGAN WITH A DISAPPEARANCE On a balmy May night in Miami, Frank Griga and his girlfriend, Krisztina Furton, vanished from the face of the earth.

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Product Description: After decades of war, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have once again opened their doors to visitors. They are becoming increasingly popular with all kinds of tourists, not least birdwatchers who are arriving in numbers to visit the many national parks and reserves that harbour a bounty of amazing species...read more

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9781847731418 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, January 30, 2009, cover price $15.10 | About this edition: After decades of war, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have once again opened their doors to visitors.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9780559211300 | Bibliobazaar, October 30, 2008, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781437246537 | Kessinger Pub Co, October 30, 2008, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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9781437118841 | Kessinger Pub Co, October 31, 2008, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780559211287 | Bibliobazaar, October 30, 2008, cover price $30.75 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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Product Description: Inspired by the beauty of the Renaissance and the extravagance of Baroque art, this poetry collection delights in the splendors of the past with its descriptions of forgotten glories, remote places, and colorful meditations on unusual relics and marvels...read more

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9781857549263 | Carcanet Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Inspired by the beauty of the Renaissance and the extravagance of Baroque art, this poetry collection delights in the splendors of the past with its descriptions of forgotten glories, remote places, and colorful meditations on unusual relics and marvels.

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Product Description: The nation-state is the enemy of the baroque.' This is the point of departure of this radical, even revolutionary, re-examination of the cultural history of the early-modern world. Drawing on sources in six languages, many of them hitherto unavailable to the English-speaking reader, and touching on the visual arts, architecture, music and literature, this study frees the word 'baroque' from being a term of periodisation (and too often, in English, a term of suspicion and denial) into being the descriptor for a network of circulation of ideas, words, plants, arts and energies which encompassed the totality of the early-modern world...read more

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9780719075728 | Manchester Univ Pr, January 8, 2008, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The nation-state is the enemy of the baroque.

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Recounts the brutal murder of a thirty-nine-year-old Catholic nun, who was stabbed ninety-two times by a young apprentice monk and Holy Cross student, a crime that resonated all the way to the Vatican, making it one of the most sensational and controversial cases in Florida history. Original.

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9780425217924 | Berkley Pub Group, November 6, 2007, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Recounts the murder of a thirty-nine-year-old Catholic nun, who was stabbed ninety-two times by a young apprentice monk and Holy Cross student, a crime that resonated all the way to the Vatican, making it one of the most sensational and controversial cases in Florida history.

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Product Description: This volume was written by language teachers for language teachers and administrators and reflects the growing interest in teacher evaluation and appraisal. One of the primary goals of this book is to showcase some of the interesting work being done throughout the world in the area of teacher evaluation and appraisal...read more
By Mashael Al-hamly (editor), Christine Coombe (editor), Peter Davidson (editor) and Salah Troudi (editor)

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9780472032099 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 19, 2007, cover price $36.50 | About this edition: This volume was written by language teachers for language teachers and administrators and reflects the growing interest in teacher evaluation and appraisal.

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Product Description: Presented not only in English but also featuring rare Latin verses accompanied by a faithful new translation, this is the definitive volume of poems of a neglected figure in sixteenth-century literature. New texts are offered based on the manuscripts that were circulated in secret among English Catholics after Southwell's death, returning to the poems some of their original purpose of communicating forbidden theologies and doctrines among a criminalized and near-silenced readership of secret groups...read more
By Peter Davidson (editor), Robert Southwell and Anne Sweeney (editor)

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9781857548983 | Carcanet Pr, April 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presented not only in English but also featuring rare Latin verses accompanied by a faithful new translation, this is the definitive volume of poems of a neglected figure in sixteenth-century literature.

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9780954911911 | Gardners Books, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.40

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Product Description: This book is an introduction to terrestial magnetohydrodynamics. It is a compendium of introductory lectures by experts in the field, focussing on applications in industry and the laboratory. A concise overview of the subject with references to further study. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Davidson (editor) and A. Thess (editor)

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9783211836866 | Springer Verlag, September 1, 2002, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This book is an introduction to terrestial magnetohydrodynamics.

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