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Books by publisher "Icon Books"

  • 21.  

    Science & Islam

     By Ehsan Masood [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 579 533 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued Tie-in to a new BBC TV series, to be aired early 2009. It is little understood today that the medieval Islamic world paved the foundations for modern science and institutions that now form our everyday world. This book explores the circumstances that led to this revolution in scientific thinking. The...   more
  • 22.  

    Sex, Botany and Empire

     By Patricia Fara [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2004]
    Rs. 637 580 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued "Enticing ... with a sharp eye for 18th-century mores, this is an engrossing exploration of the growth of the British Empire." Good Book Guide The story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks who revolutionised the systems for classifying plants during the 18th century. The hardback edition was nominated for the...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2004
  • 23.  

    Why Blame Israel?

     By Neill Lochery [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2009]
    Rs. 547 498 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Israel is too often seen as the guilty party in the Middle East conflict. Neill Lochery argues that this interpretation, led by the liberal media, is unfair. A recent poll revealed that over half of Europeans think Israel poses the biggest threat there is to world peace above the infamous...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2001
  • 24.  

    30- Second Astronomy

     By Francois Fressin [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 721 656 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued An expert, fully illustrated guide to 50 discoveries in astronomy. How hot is Venus? Can you distinguish between a pulsar and a quasar? Is there a universe or a multiverse? Where do we fit into the infinitely grand scheme of things? How do we map the Cosmic Microwave Background? Most...   more
  • 25.  

    30- Second Elements

     By Eric Scerri [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2013]
    Rs. 721 656 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued A beautifully illustrated full-colour guide to the periodic table and the stories behind its most important elements. When was radium discovered? Who are Dmitri Mendeleev and Glenn T. Seaborg? Who discovered uranium’s radioactivity? Which element is useful for dating the age of Earth? And why doesn’t gold have a scientific...   more
  • 26.  

    Jilted Generation

     By Ed Howker , Shiv Malik [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2010]
    Rs. 563 518 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued Born after September 1979? Struggling to find a decent job, even though you’re a graduate? Can’t afford to buy or even rent a house? No prospects?   Welcome to the jilted generation.  Things go wrong in society all the time, but rarely do they go wrong for an entire generation.  Drawing...   more
  • 27.  

    For Whom the Bell Tolls

     By Martin Bell [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Martin Bell OBE has been many things – an icon of BBC war reporting, Britain's first independent MP for 50 years, a UNICEF ambassador, and 'the man in the white suit' – a tireless campaigner for honesty and accountability in politics. But as For Whom the Bell Tolls reveals, he's...   more
  • 28.  

    A Very British Revolution

     By Martin Bell [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 563 518 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued Subtitled }The Expenses Scandal & How To Save Our Democracy{. The former BBC journalist, independent MP and campaigner for standards in public life offers his timely thoughts on the recent political scandal. The revelations over MPs expenses that began in May 2009 ranged from petty thieving to outright fraud and...   more
  • 29.  

    A Burglar Caught by a Skeleton

     By Jeremy Clay [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 721 656 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued An amusing compilation of extraordinary, bizarre and often morbidly funny stories from the newspapers and media of the 1880s. From the man who died falling into an open grave to the 180,000 mummified cats imported from Egypt as fertiliser, this makes a leftfield and unusual stocking filler. Woman declared dead...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2013
  • 30.  

    Great Operas

     By Michael Steen [Ebook, Adobe epub 2012]
    Rs. 721 656 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Offers a guide to 25 great operas, from Wagner's epic }Ring{ cycle to the emotion of Mozart's }Don Giovanni{. From the author of }The Lives & Times Of The Great Composers{. From Great Composers author Michael Steen, a unique multi-platform project offering a royal box view into one of mankind's...   more
  • 31.  

    The Lives and Times of the Great Composers

     By Michael Steen [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Lavish, colourful and highly acclaimed major history of the giants of classical music. Explore the life of Bach, the respectable burgher much of whose vast output was composed amidst petty turf disputes in Lutheran Leipzig; the ugly, argumentative Beethoven in French-occupied Vienna, obsessed by his laundry; Mozart, the over-exploited infant...   more
  • 32.  

    101 Facts You Should Know About Food

     By John Farndon [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2007]
    Rs. 547 498 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued From the extraordinary distance our food can travel to reach our tables to the remarkable benefits of eating avocados, John Farndon shows the amazing, often shocking, truth behind the food we eat. Covering everything from the big businesses that control food production around the world to the dangers of food...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2007
  • 33.  

    50 Facts That Should Change the World

     By Jessica Williams [Ebook, Adobe epub 2007]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Revised and substantially updated edition of this hard-hitting political bestseller, which provides an eye-opening, if not down-right disturbing portrait of the contrasts that exist in the world today. 'Lucidly written, excellently researched and with detailed referencing, the world won't look so rosy when you've put it down' }Ecologist{ In this...   more
  • 34.  

    Cracked

     By James Davies [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2013]
    Rs. 729 663 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued A powerful and headline-grabbing polemic on the failures of the psychiatry industry, by a practising psychotherapist who has written for the }New Scientist{. Why is psychiatry such big business? Why are so many psychiatric drugs prescribed, and why, without solid scientific justification, has the number of mental disorders risen from...   more
  • 35.  

    Do You Think Youre Clever?

     By John Farndon , Libby Purves [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 579 533 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued 75 of the most intriguing questions taken from Oxbridge admission interviews, such as: What percentage of the world's water is contained in a cow? Luckily, it also contains the answers. A wonderful collection of oddly brilliant questions and answers taken from the infamously challenging Oxbridge interviews.'What happens if I drop...   more
  • 36.  

    An Entertainment for Angels

     By Patricia Fara [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2009]
    Rs. 553 503 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Electricity was the scientific fashion of the Enlightenment, 'an Entertainment for Angels, rather than for Men'. By demonstrating their control of the natural world, Enlightenment philosophers hoped to gain authority over society. And their stunning electrical performances provided dramatic evidence of their special powers.  Using contemporary illustrations, Patricia Fara vividly...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2003
  • 37.  

    The Genius in All of Us

     By David Shenk [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 1,267 887 (30% OFF)
    Discontinued Adobe EPUB eBook Rights: Copying not allowed. Printing not allowed. Lending not allowed. Reading aloud not allowed. Never expires. With irresistibly persuasive vigor, David Shenk debunks the long-standing notion of genetic "giftedness." We are not prisoners of our DNA, and greatness is in the reach of every individual. Now in...   more
  • 38.  

    The Girl on the Wall

     By Jean Baggott [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued An extraordinary memoir – told through a hand-sewn tapestry – of a very ordinary English life  As the clock struck midnight on 31 December 1999, Jean Baggott vowed that from that point on her life would be devoted to the  happiness of ‘the girl on the wall’ – a  1948...   more
  • 39.  

    Gods Philosophers

     By James Hannam [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 579 533 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued Subtitled, }How The Medieval World Laid The Foundations Of Modern Science{. A powerful and thrilling narrative history revealing the roots of modern science in the medieval world.  The adjective 'medieval' has become a synonym for brutality and uncivilised behaviour. Yet without the work of medieval scholars there could have been...   more
  • 40.  

    In Harms Way

     By Martin Bell [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2012]
    Rs. 625 569 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued After a lifetime of impartial reporting for the BBC from the world's war zones and trouble spots, Martin Bell writes about the human misery and political cynicism that makes up the war in Bosnia. A veteran of ten earlier wars nothing has moved or angered him more than this war...   more
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