Some Random Favourites

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The Springboard in the Pond: An Intimate History of the Swimming Pool (Graham Foundation/MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse)
1.  The Springboard in the Pond: An Intimate History of the Swimming Pool (Graham Foundation/MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse) by Thomas A P Van Leeuwen
The list author says:
  "Design history meets the swimming pool"
£19.90   Used & New from: £5.33
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science: To the Icy Slopes of Logic
2.  How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science: To the Icy Slopes of Logic by George A. Reisch
The list author says:
  "Revisionist history of the logical empiricists"
£21.29   Used & New from: £6.27

Wonderful Life: Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
3.  Wonderful Life: Burgess Shale and the Nature of History by Stephen Jay Gould
The list author says:
  "Gould's masterpiece"
£9.59   Used & New from: £4.68
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History (Canto)
4.  Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History (Canto) by Jay Winter
The list author says:
  "On war, memory and history"
Used & New from: £5.90
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Dismembering the Male: Men's Bodies, Britain and the Great War (Picturing History)
5.  Dismembering the Male: Men's Bodies, Britain and the Great War (Picturing History) by Joanna Bourke
The list author says:
  "Joanna Bourke's first and best"
£14.95   Used & New from: £11.49
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The World Hitler Never Made: Alternate History and the Memory of Nazism (New Studies in European History)
6.  The World Hitler Never Made: Alternate History and the Memory of Nazism (New Studies in European History) by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld
The list author says:
  "Rosenfeld's alternate Hitlers"
£37.40   Used & New from: £8.50
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History for Our Times
7.  Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History for Our Times by Steve Fuller
The list author says:
  "Steve Fuller's alternative (and very controversial) reading of Tom Kuhn"
£21.00   Used & New from: £14.15

Haunts of the Black Masseur - The Swimmer as Hero
8.  Haunts of the Black Masseur - The Swimmer as Hero by Charles Sprawson
The list author says:
  "A classic deservedly re-issued"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.63
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Alternate History: Refiguring Historical Time
9.  The Alternate History: Refiguring Historical Time by Karen Hellekson
The list author says:
  "Hellekson's PhD thesis: alternate history theorised"
£8.95   Used & New from: £2.95
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Geography Militant: Cultures of Exploration and Empire
10.  Geography Militant: Cultures of Exploration and Empire by Felix Driver
The list author says:
  "A fine study of imperialist and colonialist geography"
£26.74   Used & New from: £18.82

Mr Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty (Canto original series)
11.  Mr Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty (Canto original series) by Greg Dening
The list author says:
  "Outstanding historical anthropology"
£20.53   Used & New from: £3.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Beach Crossings: Voyaging Across Times, Cultures and Self
12.  Beach Crossings: Voyaging Across Times, Cultures and Self by Greg Dening
The list author says:
  "Dening's farewell?"
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How "Natives" Think: About Captain Cook, for Example
13.  How "Natives" Think: About Captain Cook, for Example by M Sahlins
The list author says:
  "Was God an Englishman? Yes, says Sahlins"
Used & New from: £11.20

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The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific
14.  The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific by Gananath Obeyesekere
The list author says:
  "No, says Obeyesekere"
£24.26   Used & New from: £3.95

The Social Construction of What?
15.  The Social Construction of What? by Ian Hacking
The list author says:
  "Hacking's provocative and compelling take on the science wars"
£22.50   Used & New from: £14.15
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

In Memory of England: A Novelist's View of History
16.  In Memory of England: A Novelist's View of History by Peter Vansittart
The list author says:
  "On England and Englishness"
Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
17.  The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by Peter Nicholls
The list author says:
  "A cornerstone of SF scholarship and criticism"
Used & New from: £2.92
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Sacred Places: War Memorials in the Australian Landscape
18.  Sacred Places: War Memorials in the Australian Landscape by K. S. Inglis
The list author says:
  "Ken Inglis's finest work on war, memorials and memory"
£24.25   Used & New from: £17.06

R.G. Collingwood: An Autobiography
19.  R.G. Collingwood: An Autobiography by R. G. Collingwood
The list author says:
  "England's finest 20th Century philosopher"
£19.75   Used & New from: £15.62
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Song Of The Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
20.  The Song Of The Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions by David Quammen
The list author says:
  "A fine environmentalist treatise"
£19.28   Used & New from: £3.14
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Letters of Kingsley Amis
21.  The Letters of Kingsley Amis by Zachary Leader
The list author says:
  "Amis' love affair with Philip Larkin"
Used & New from: £0.71
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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People of Providence: Housing Estate and Some of Its Inhabitants
22.  People of Providence: Housing Estate and Some of Its Inhabitants by Tony Parker
The list author says:
  "Quite outstanding oral history"
Used & New from: £27.02
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer
23.  Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer by Trevor Pinch
The list author says:
  "It's Mohg not Moog"
£18.95   Used & New from: £13.67
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Missing of the Somme
24.  The Missing of the Somme by Geoff Dyer
The list author says:
  "Dyer's moving masterpiece"
Used & New from: £4.59
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The Past is a Foreign Country
25.  The Past is a Foreign Country by David Lowenthal
The list author says:
  "On history and heritage"
Used & New from: £19.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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