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Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease

Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease...

Brian Douglas Cooke

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Provides up-to-date information on the use of biological control agents to manage wild rabbit populations. [more]

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

David Rentz

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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Reveals the diversity and beauty of most of the 550 species of Australian cockroaches, with illustrated keys. [more]

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Confronting Contagion: Our Evolving Understanding of Disease

Confronting Contagion: Our Evolving Understanding of Disease

Melvin Santer

History of Western philosophy; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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A history of disease theory, from Classical Antiquity to modern times, discussing the various supposed causes to which people... [more]

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Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Curtis Johnson

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Discusses the role of chance and randomness in the writings of Charles Darwin, as well as Darwinist thought. [more]

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Calculus for the Ambitious

Calculus for the Ambitious

T. W. Korner

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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A short introduction perfect for any 16 to 18 year old about to begin studies in mathematics. [more]

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

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

John Gaudet

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Botany & plant sciences; Physical geography & topography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: general interest; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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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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Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Sally Elmer Peter Slater Raoul Slater

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A visual delight that would make a wonderful gift for nature lovers or those interested in nature. [more]

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Natural histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum Of Natural History Library

Natural histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American...

Tom Baione

Prints & printmaking; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Museums & museology; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; The natural world, country life & pets

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Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library... [more]

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The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral...

Herbert Gintis

Society & Social Sciences; Game theory

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Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences - from biology and economics,... [more]

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A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

Edward Grant Harris

Mathematics & Sciences; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics); Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory text for graduate students in physics taking a year-long course in quantum mechanics in which the third quarter... [more]

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A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

Robert Conover

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Topics include sets and functions, infinite sets and transfinite numbers, topological spaces and basic concepts, product spaces,... [more]

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What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Daryn Lehoux

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of science

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Examining the tools and methods that the Romans employed for their investigations of nature, as well as their cultural, intellectual,... [more]

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On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form

D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Developmental biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. [more]

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Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past

Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past

Steven M. Goodman, William L. Jungers (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Endangered species & extinction of species

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The landscapes of Madagascar have long delighted zoologists, who have discovered, in and among the island's baobad trees and... [more]

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Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Kerryn Higgs

Economic growth; Mathematics & Sciences

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The notion of ever-expanding economic growth has been promoted so relentlessly that growth is now entrenched as the natural... [more]

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The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance...

Steven Kotler

Popular science; Extreme sports

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A razor-sharp analysis of how record-breaking exploits in extreme sport are redefining the limits of being human. [more]

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Australia's Remarkable Trees

Australia's Remarkable Trees

Richard Allen

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Elephantine Boabs dot the Kimberley region of Western Australia; cattle rub against giant Bottle Trees and Ironbarks in Queensland,... [more]

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Douglas Rushkoff

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

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People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather... [more]

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Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, this book reveals... [more]

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Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Nicholas Epley

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our real sixth sense. This book takes... [more]

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The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening

The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect such things... [more]

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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

Richard Dawkins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists,... [more]

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will... [more]

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Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises (including essential equations and maths),... [more]

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