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Product Description: Two eminent political scientists show that America's great conflicts, from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror, were fought not for ideals, or even geopolitical strategy, but for the individual gain of the presidents who waged them...read more

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9781610396622 | Public Affairs, September 27, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Two eminent political scientists show that America's great conflicts, from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror, were fought not for ideals, or even geopolitical strategy, but for the individual gain of the presidents who waged them.

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Product Description: Analytical measurements at the single molecule level under ambient conditions have become almost routine in the past few years. The application of this technology to fundamental studies of heterogeneity in biomolecular structure and dynamics, chemical and biological reaction kinetics, and photophysics provides a rich playground for molecular scientists...read more

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9780198529422 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 12, 2006, cover price $110.00

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9780199673841 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 24, 2013), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Analytical measurements at the single molecule level under ambient conditions have become almost routine in the past few years.

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Product Description: A groundbreaking new theory of the real rules of politics: leaders do whatever keeps them in power, regardless of the national interest.As featured on the viral video Rules for Rulers, which has been viewed over 3 million times.Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith's canonical book on political science turned conventional wisdom on its head...read more

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9781610391849 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, July 31, 2012), cover price $17.99 | also contains The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics | About this edition: A groundbreaking new theory of the real rules of politics: leaders do whatever keeps them in power, regardless of the national interest.

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Product Description: A groundbreaking new theory of the real rules of politics: leaders do whatever keeps them in power, regardless of the national interest.As featured on the viral video Rules for Rulers, which has been viewed over 3 million times.Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith's canonical book on political science turned conventional wisdom on its head...read more

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9781610390446 | Public Affairs, September 27, 2011, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head.

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9781610391849 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, July 31, 2012), cover price $17.99 | also contains The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics | About this edition: A groundbreaking new theory of the real rules of politics: leaders do whatever keeps them in power, regardless of the national interest.

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Product Description: For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power...read more

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9781452636900 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 19, 2012), cover price $95.99 | About this edition: For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head.

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Product Description: For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power...read more

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9781452606903 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 19, 2012), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head.

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Product Description: For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power...read more

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9781452656908 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 19, 2012), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head.

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By Howard Allman (photographer), Fiona Johnson (contributor) and Alastair Smith (editor)

Paperback:

9780794530396 | Usborne Pub Ltd, January 1, 2011, cover price $14.99

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Product Description: This is an outstanding science resource which can be enhanced by visiting any of over 1,000 recommended, regularly reviewed web sites, or which stands alone as a complete, self-contained reference tool. It covers the whole field of science, including physics, chemistry, biology, information technology, earth sciences and astronomy...read more

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9780794525279 | Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2009, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/1/2009Pages: 448Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
9780794526290 | Edc Pub, January 1, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Presents encyclopedic information on various fields of scientific study, including physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and Earth science.

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9781409510147 | Usborne Pub Ltd, November 27, 2009, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This is an outstanding science resource which can be enhanced by visiting any of over 1,000 recommended, regularly reviewed web sites, or which stands alone as a complete, self-contained reference tool.

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Product Description: When the United States invaded Iraq, President Bush made it clear: the U.S. was not fighting the Iraqi people. Rather, all quarrels were solely with Iraq's leadership. This kind of assertion remains frequent in foreign affairs--sanctions or military actions are imposed on a nation not because of its people, but because of its misguided leaders...read more

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9780691136066 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2008, cover price $67.50 | About this edition: When the United States invaded Iraq, President Bush made it clear: the U.

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9780691136073 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2008, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: Weather Kid Kit (Box) (Kid Kits)

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9781580869539 | Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Weather Kid Kit (Box) (Kid Kits)

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Product Description: Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient looks at monitoring and maintaining the health of organ recipients and donors, pre, during and post-operatively. There are twenty-nine chapters containing practical advice on total patient management...read more
By Paul G. Killenberg (editor), Paul G. Killenberg, M. D. (editor), Mullhaupt (editor) and Alastair Smith (editor)

Hardcover:

9781405130325 | 3 edition (Blackwell Pub, May 26, 2006), cover price $287.95 | About this edition: Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient looks at monitoring and maintaining the health of organ recipients and donors, pre, during and post-operatively.

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Product Description: What makes the wind blow? How can rain sometimes be red? Why are tornadoes like vacuum cleaners? You'll find out the answers and lots more about weird and wonderful weather in this fascinating book.

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9780794513658 | New edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, January 1, 2006), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: What makes the wind blow?

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See what animals do when you are asleep. Cats prowl, mice scuttle, owls swoop and bats flutter across the pages, capturing the night-time atmosphere in different environments from backyard to rainforest.
By John Butler (illustrator) and Alastair Smith

Hardcover:

9780794509675 | Ltf edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, July 6, 2005), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: See what animals do when you are asleep.

Paperback:

9780794503666 | Ltf edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2003), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Invites young readers to lift the flaps to see how owls, moths, snails, foxes, tarsiers, mice, fruit bats, and cats pass their most active hours at night and rest during the day.

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Product Description: The authors of this ambitious book address a fundamental political question: why are leaders who produce peace and prosperity turned out of office while those who preside over corruption, war, and misery endure? Considering this political puzzle, they also answer the related economic question of why some countries experience successful economic development and others do not...read more

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9780262524407 | Mit Pr, March 1, 2005, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: The authors of this ambitious book address a fundamental political question: why are leaders who produce peace and prosperity turned out of office while those who preside over corruption, war, and misery endure?

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Lift the flaps in this beautiful book and you will see what animals do while you are asleep--cats prowl, mice scuttle, owls swoop, and bats flutter across the pages, capturing the nighttime atmosphere in different environments from backyard to rainforest.

Paperback:

9780746045244 | Usborne Pub Ltd, December 1, 2004, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Invites young readers to lift the flaps to see how owls, moths, snails, foxes, tarsiers, mice, fruit bats, and cats pass their most active hours at night and rest during the day.

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The sea is full of surprises, so come on in and take a look to find amazing wildlife, from a fish that can change its shape, to deep-sea shockers that light up in the dark, to other surprises hiding behind the seaweed and the rocks.
By Pilar Dunster (editor), Anna Sanchez (editor), Peter David Scott (illustrator), Alastair Smith (editor) and Judy Tatchell (editor)

Hardcover:

9780746063989 | Ltf edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, December 1, 2004), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Offers information about dolphins, sharks, seahorses, coral reefs, and other ocean creatures and their defenses.

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Product Description: Most parliamentary systems have endogenous election timing, where the Prime Minister is free to call for elections when he or she thinks it's appropriate to do so. Despite the huge advantage one might expect this opportunity creates, Prime Ministers still lose frequently...read more

Hardcover:

9780521833639 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 19, 2004, cover price $124.99 | About this edition: Most parliamentary systems have endogenous election timing, where the Prime Minister is free to call for elections when he or she thinks it's appropriate to do so.

Paperback:

9780521108317 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 9, 2009), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Most parliamentary systems have endogenous election timing, where the Prime Minister is free to call for elections when he or she thinks it's appropriate to do so.

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Pictures with liftable flaps show the activities of plants and animals that live near the seashore.

Hardcover:

9780794507404 | Ltf edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2004), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Pictures with liftable flaps show the activities of plants and animals that live near the seashore.

Paperback:

9780794502133 | Usborne Pub Ltd, January 1, 2003, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Shows pictures and the activities of plants and animals that live near the seashore.

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Demonstrates through pictures and fold-over pages the processes of the human body, including digestion, senses, and how babies are born.

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9780794506186 | Usborne Pub Ltd, January 1, 2004, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Demonstrates through pictures and fold-over pages the processes of the human body, including digestion, senses, and how babies are born.
9780746033630 | Usborne Pub Ltd, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Demonstrates through pictures and fold-over pages the processes of the human body, including digestion, senses, and how babies are born.

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Explains how a baby is conceived, how it grows inside the mother's womb, how it is born, and what it does after it is born.

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9780794506414 | Usborne Pub Ltd, December 30, 2003, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Explains how a baby is conceived, how it grows inside the mother's womb, how it is born, and what it does after it is born.
9780746025024 | Edc Pub, January 1, 1998, cover price $7.95

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9781580860086 | Edc Pub, January 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Combining simple text and illustrations, the books in the Usborne Flip Flaps series explain to young chi ldren how different aspects of the world work.

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Demonstrates through pictures and flaps how food travels through the digestive system.

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9780794506438 | Usborne Pub Ltd, December 30, 2003, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Demonstrates through pictures and flaps how food travels through the digestive system.
9780746034903 | Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 1999, cover price $19.95
9780746025048 | Liftflap edition (Edc Pub, January 1, 1997), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: What Happens to Your Food?

Library:

9780881109450 | Edc Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: What Happens to Your Food?

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Provides a view of farm life, inviting young readers to lift the flaps to see animals that live on or around farms.
By Alastair Smith and Justine Torode (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780794505080 | Ltf edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, December 1, 2003), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Provides a view of farm life, inviting young readers to lift the flaps to see animals that live on or around farms.

Paperback:

9780746027752 | Ltf edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, April 1, 2002), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Short, simple text supports the illustrations and answers children''s questions about what happens on the farm, and the animals which can be found there.

Prebinding:

9780613706070 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $26.95

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Examines the types, physical characteristics, and eating habits of such sea creatures as dolphins, sharks, seahorses, and corals.
By Ruth Russell (illustrator), Peter Scott (illustrator), Alastair Smith and Judy Tatchell

Hardcover:

9780794505097 | Ltf edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, October 1, 2003), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Examines the types, physical characteristics, and eating habits of such sea creatures as dolphins, sharks, seahorses, and corals.

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