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The Cambridge Art Book

Cambridge’s old university is wonderfully portrayed in this little book of outstanding art. Bikes, punts, the grand Fitzwilliam Museum and the iconic market place all find their way into the pages.


The Oxford Art Book

The city of spires with its old University buildings, the awe-inspiring library The Radcliffe Camera and its many rowers are painted vividly in this wonderful book of art.


The Edinburgh Art Book

Inspired by Edinburgh’s unique architecture, over 50 artists have produced a unique collection of contemporary images illustrating all aspects of the city and surrounding area.


The Liverpool Art Book

An impressive artistic collection, this book takes the reader on a tour through the colourful spirit of Liverpool and its history.




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Sustainable Energy - without the hot air

Cutting through the hype to reveal the facts about sustainable energy, David MacKay presents the numbers behind sustainable energy in an understandable way.


Solar Energy: The physics and engineering of photovoltaic conversion, technologies and systems

This book uniquely covers both the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells and the design of PV systems for real-life applications.


Sustainable Materials - without the hot air

This optimistic and richly-informed book evaluates all the options and explains how we can greatly reduce the amount of material demanded and used in manufacturing, while still meeting everyone's needs.


Drugs - without the hot air

Former government adviser David Nutt lays out the truth about the real harms posed by many drugs, from alcohol to heroin and everything in between.



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Aimed specifically at Germany and Europe today, the authors were inspired by David Mackay’s approach in Sustainable energy without the hot air (2009). Though the laws of physics have remained the same, our knowl­edge of renewable energy sources has improved. From their experience of Energiewende and using clear, practical examples, they give us the facts so we can understand and contribute to the ongo­ing debate on renewable energy.

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