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    Jean Bodin, 'this Pre-eminent Man of France'

    By Howell A. Lloyd

    Hardback £68.46

    In this new intellectual biography, Howell A. Lloyd presents the first rounded treatment of influential sixteenth-century French thinker, Jean Bodin, examining his life and times, his writings major and minor, and his ideas in their contemporary context, as well as in that of broader intellectual traditions.

    Goodbye iSlave

    By Jack Linchuan Qiu

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £19.25

    Welcome to a brave new world of capitalism propelled by high tech, guarded by enterprising authority, and carried forward by millions of laborers being robbed of their souls. Gathered into mammoth factory complexes and terrified into obedience, these workers feed the world's addiction to iPhones and other commodities--a generation of...

    Masonic Magician

    By Robert Cooper

    Paperback £11.45

    Tells Cagliostro's extraordinary story, with an English translation of his Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry. This book examines the case made against him, that he was an impostor as well as a heretic, and find that the Roman Church, and history itself, have done him a terrible injustice.

    War in the Blood

    By Chris Beyrer

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.45

    Builds on and expands Beyrer's innovative work on HIV in Southeast Asia, exploring new strategies for effective HIV prevention.

    The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat

    By Louise Gray

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £7.65

    We should all know exactly where our meat comes from. But what if you took this modern day maxim to its logical conclusion? What if you only ate animals you killed yourself? Fed up of friends claiming to care about the provenance of their food, Louise Gray decides to follow...

    Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

    By Alison Matthews-David

    Paperback £17.65

    From insidious murder weapons to blaze-igniting crinolines, clothing has been the cause of death, disease and madness throughout history, by accident and design. Clothing is designed to protect, shield and comfort us, yet lurking amongst seemingly innocuous garments we find hats laced with mercury, frocks laden with arsenic and literally...

    Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a Religion and How it all Went Wrong

    By John Rapley

    Hardback Save £5.40 = £14.60

    Of all the spate of recent books seeking to shed light on the sometimes arcane world of economics, we still need a narrative that would map the evolution - or rather, rollercoaster - of ideas about economics on to a broader history-loving audience. This is that book.

    Palestine: The Reality

    Paperback £20.46

    Palestine: The Reality is a vivid and personal account of the birth and significance of the Balfour Declaration, by a journalist, J.M.N. Jeffries who was intimately familiar with the dramatis personae in the story and with the relevant documents, some revealed in the book for the first time.

    Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults

    By Laurie Penny

    Paperback £9.48

    'I can't really think of another writer who so consistently and bravely keeps thinking and talking and learning and trying to make the world better' Caitlin Moran Smart and provocative, witty and uncompromising, this collection of Laurie Penny's writing establishes her as one of the most urgent and vibrant feminist...

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