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The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

Daniel Yergin

General & world history; Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; International relations; Energy industries & utilities; Physics; Energy technology & engineering

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A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning... [more]

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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain

Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics...

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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From the reign of Charles II to the early 19th century, a curious Almanac - part 'teach-yourself mathematics', part political... [more]

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Patricia Fara

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A tour of the late eighteenth century English Enlightenment in the company of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, who... [more]

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Eliot Weinberger

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Weinberger’s essays are like encyclopaedias in miniature, crammed with curious details that make you wonder at the... [more]

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The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene

The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene...

Lydia V Pyne, Stephen J Pyne (Arizona State University, USA)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences; Earth sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

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This story explains the place of the Pleistocene in shaping intellectual culture in a remarkable synthesis of science and... [more]

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Winged Sentinels

Winged Sentinels

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Birds (ornithology)

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A fascinating insight into what climate change means for birds, and the consequences of ignoring the warning signs provided... [more]

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Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Bjorn Lomborg

Economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Bjorn Lomborg challenges world-class economists to describe the costs and benefits of a range of policies to combat global... [more]

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Bugs Britannica

Bugs Britannica

Peter Marren

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Discussing the fascinating habits of the bug world, this title includes the eccentric behaviour of the bug obsessives themselves.... [more]

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Human Evolution

Human Evolution

Bernard Wood

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution

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Traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the eighteenth century to the various fossil finds. Concentrating... [more]

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New Astronomy Guide: Everything you Need to Observe and Photograph the Moon Sun

New Astronomy Guide: Everything you Need to Observe and Photograph the Moon...

Moore Patrick & Lawrence Pete

Mathematics & Sciences

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A full star atlas helps you track down what you can see on any night of the year, making this a complete and self contained... [more]

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Linear Algebra

Linear Algebra

Sterling K. Berberian

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Introductory treatment covers basic theory of vector spaces and linear maps - dimension, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors... [more]

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Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Peter Landsberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Thermodynamics & heat; Statistical physics

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Well respected, widely used volume presents problems and full solutions related to a wide range of topics in thermodynamics,... [more]

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Problems and Worked Solutions in Vector Analysis

Problems and Worked Solutions in Vector Analysis

L. R. Shorter

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

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Devoted to fully worked out examples, this unique text constitutes a self-contained, introductory course in vector analysis.... [more]

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Infinite Matrices and Sequence Spaces

Infinite Matrices and Sequence Spaces

Richard Cooke

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Algebra

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Clear, correct summation of basic results on general behavior of infinite matrices features three introductory chapters leading... [more]

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The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

Michel Janssen, Christoph Lehner

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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These fourteen essays by leading historians and philosophers of science introduce the reader to the work of Albert Einstein.... [more]

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Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made it Happen

Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science; Astronautics

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The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity Award-winning... [more]

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Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe

Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered...

Alan W. Hirshfeld

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology; Popular astronomy & space

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A wondrous tale of cosmic exploration and the colorful characters who ushered astronomy into the modern age [more]

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Sea Fishes of Southern Australia

Sea Fishes of Southern Australia

Barry Hutchins, Barry Hutchins

Mathematics & Sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Wildlife: general interest; Fishing, angling

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The first complete field guide to the fishes of Australia's southern half -- now in a revised edition. The species entries... [more]

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Survival of the Nicest: How Altruism Made Us Human and Why it Pays to Get Along

Survival of the Nicest: How Altruism Made Us Human and Why it Pays to Get...

Stefan Klein, David Dollenmayer

Psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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This revelatory tour de force by an acclaimed and internationally bestselling science writer upends our understanding of survival... [more]

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Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking

Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking

Daniel C. Dennett

Popular philosophy; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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A few of us may be natural geniuses; others are blessed with reserves of willpower. Then there's the rest of us: not prodigies... [more]

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made

Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We...

Gaia Vince

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Geology & the lithosphere; The environment

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We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it... [more]

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A Sting in the Tale

A Sting in the Tale

Dave Goulson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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The author has always been obsessed with wildlife, from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets and dabbling in experimental... [more]

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Reptiles and Frogs

Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Reptiles and Frogs

Leonard Cronin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Vertebrates; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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An indispensable introduction to identifying Australian reptiles and frogs from the one of Australia's foremost natural historians.... [more]

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Fractions in Disguise

Fractions in Disguise

Edward Einhorn

Mathematical foundations; Children's & Educational; General fiction (Children's&YA); Educational: Mathematics & numeracy; Reference works (Children's&YA)

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A humorous look at simplifying fractions. [more]

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Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal

Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal

Patrick Barkham

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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The author of The Butterfly Isles turns his wry, affectionate attention to an even more beloved (and controversial) British... [more]

$21.99

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