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Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane

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Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to...

S. Frederick Starr

History; Asian history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; History of religion; History of science

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Tells the story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its... [more]

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The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

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The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

Hugh Robertson, Barrie Heather

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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This beautifully illustrated handguide, provides a comprehensive guide to the birds of New Zealand . Robertson and Heather... [more]

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Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

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Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

Matt Parker

Mathematics & Sciences; Sudoku & number puzzles; Humour

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A guide to exploring the world of maths. Starting with simple numbers and algebra, it goes on to deal with inconceivably big... [more]

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Alchemy and Alchemists

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Alchemy and Alchemists

Sean Martin

History; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science; Chemistry

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Alchemy has traditionally been viewed as 'the history of an error', an example of mediaeval gullibility and greed, in which... [more]

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Water: A Very Short Introduction

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Water: A Very Short Introduction

John Finney

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Physical chemistry; Life sciences: general issues; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

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Around 71% of the Earth's surface is covered in water. In this Very Short Introduction John Finney explores the science of... [more]

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Fair Food: Stories from a Movement Changing the World

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Fair Food: Stories from a Movement Changing the World

Nick Rose

Mathematics & Sciences

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Australia's food system is more than just broken: it's killing us. Now is the time to act, to make a difference - to change... [more]

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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

John Van Wyhe, Kees Rookmaaker

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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This volume of newly transcribed letters documents the travels of the Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay... [more]

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Anthony Trewavas

Mathematics & Sciences; Plant physiology

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This book provides a convincing argument for the view that whole cells and whole plants growing in competitive wild conditions... [more]

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Australian Predators of the Sky

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Australian Predators of the Sky

Penny Olsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Advocate - Science

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Our relationship with the birds of prey has always been conflicted. Raptors are admired for their strength and independence,... [more]

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How Life Works: The Inside Word from a Biochemist

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How Life Works: The Inside Word from a Biochemist

William H. Elliott, Daphne C. Elliott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biochemistry

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Explains the fundamentals of how life works in a captivating and accessible manner. [more]

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The Handbook: Surviving and Living with Climate Change

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The Handbook: Surviving and Living with Climate Change

Jane Rawson, James Whitmore

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Climate change has arrived, and it's not going away. In the absence of effective world action, global warming is certain... [more]

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How to See the World

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How to See the World

Nicholas Mirzoeff

Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly... [more]

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An Introduction to Star Formation

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An Introduction to Star Formation

Derek Ward-Thompson, Anthony P. Whitworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars

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Ideal for students and researchers alike, this advanced textbook provides a complete overview of star formation. [more]

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The Sun's Influence on Climate

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The Sun's Influence on Climate

Joanna D. Haigh, Peter Cargill

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology

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The Earth's climate system depends entirely on the Sun for its energy. Solar radiation warms the atmosphere and is fundamental... [more]

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Green Guide to Garden Birds of Australia

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Green Guide to Garden Birds of Australia

Peter Slater

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Investigating the ever popular subject of the birds nin our backyards, this Green Guide features identification spreads coveirng... [more]

$18.99

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Peirce

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Peirce

Albert Atkin

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; History of mathematics

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Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is generally regarded as the founder of pragmatism, and one of the greatest ever American... [more]

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity...

Professor Pedro G. Ferreira

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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An engaging popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, taking in the sheer magnificence of its discovery,... [more]

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What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action

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What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming: Toward...

Per Espen Stoknes

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Today, about 98 percent of scientists affirm that climate change is human made, and about 2 percent still question it. Despite... [more]

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Cultural studies; Botany & plant sciences

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At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what... [more]

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Beaver

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Beaver

Rachel Poliquin

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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Beaver explores the fascinating history of this small, often-overlooked, yet important animal and examines why the beaver... [more]

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State of the World: Confronting Hidden Threats to Sustainability

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State of the World: Confronting Hidden Threats to Sustainability

The Worldwatch Institute

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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We think we understand environmental damage: pollution, water scarcity, a warming world. But these problems are just the tip... [more]

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life. [more]

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All ideas that have revolutionised science - and that were dismissed out of... [more]

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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age

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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the...

John Horgan

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A reissue of the classic work by John Horgan wherein he makes the powerful case that science is ending. [more]

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