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Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

Craig Cormick

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Tells 15 stories - some iconic, many little known - of shipwreck, mutiny, piracy and marooning in the region of Australia,... [more]

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Dead Men's Silver: The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipwreck Hunter

Dead Men's Silver: The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipwreck Hunter

Hugh Edwards

Biography; Biography: general; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration; Ships & shipping: general interest

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This is a romantic story of shipwreck hunting, with pieces-of-eight, Dutch ducatons, German talers, Burgundian crowns, and... [more]

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Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia

Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia

James Bell

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Expeditions

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On 19 November 1838 James Bell, then aged 21, set out in the sailing vessel the Planter from St Katharine Docks in London... [more]

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The Art of Science: A Natural History of Ideas

The Art of Science: A Natural History of Ideas

Richard Hamblyn

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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What these extracts are, first and foremost, are stories of discovery ... [more]

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The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen

The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

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

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The bizarre behaviour of the atoms and energy that make up the universe has led to some very woolly pronouncements on the... [more]

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2012 Australasian Sky Guide

2012 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with... [more]

$16.95

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Trees of the World

Trees of the World

Thomas Micek

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Trees of the World presents almost 250 photographs of the world's most gorgeous trees from Europe, Africa, the Amerikas and... [more]

$69.95

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Reactions: The Private Life of Atoms

Reactions: The Private Life of Atoms

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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Through an innovative combination of image and text, Peter Atkins explains the processes involved in chemical reactions. He... [more]

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Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple-personality Case

Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple-personality...

Debbie Nathan

Biography: general; Popular culture; Hoaxes & deceptions; Psychology; Psychiatry; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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The true story of the three women behind Sybil, the international bestseller and smash hit movie. [more]

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1493: How the Ecological Collision of Europe and the Americas Gave Rise to the Modern World

1493: How the Ecological Collision of Europe and the Americas Gave Rise...

Charles Mann

History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Biology, life sciences

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A sweeping, hugely readable account of history's biggest ecological invasion,when Europe and the Americas collided for the... [more]

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Dirty Money: The True Cost of Australia's Mineral Boom

Dirty Money: The True Cost of Australia's Mineral Boom

Matthew Benns

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Society & culture: general; Business & Economics; Mining industry; Pollution & threats to the environment; Social impact of environmental issues

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They put the boys into the Anvil mining truck. They came for my dad. I asked them 'where are you taking him?' and they didn't... [more]

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The Dreams That Stuff is Made of: The Most Astounding Papers of Quantum Physics - And How They Shook the Scientific World

The Dreams That Stuff is Made of: The Most Astounding Papers of Quantum...

Stephen Hawking

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

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Quantum physics - or quantum mechanics as it is also called - completely shattered Newtonian laws and challenged scientists... [more]

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Australia's Wild Weather

Australia's Wild Weather

Mark Tredinnick

Photography & photographs; History; Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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Weather is the oldest story in the world-one we want to keep on telling each other when we meet, as though it were part of... [more]

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Transit of Venus: 1631 to the Present

Transit of Venus: 1631 to the Present

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Hardback

Transit of Venus was first published in Australia by NewSouth, an imprint of UNSW Press. The first North American edition... [more]

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The Chemical History of a Candle

The Chemical History of a Candle

Michael Faraday

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Chemistry

Hardback

Marking the 150th anniversary of the first publication in 1861, this new edition of the celebrated series of lectures, The... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2011

The Best Australian Science Writing 2011

Stephen Pincock

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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From the elemental forces that drive our expanding universe to the delicate hairs on the back of your neck, science offers... [more]

$29.95

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The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True

The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The natural world, country life & pets

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What are things made of? What is the sun? Why is there night and day, winter and summer? Why do bad things happen? Are we... [more]

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The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence in History and Its Causes

The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence in History and...

Steven Pinker

History; General & world history; Psychology; Warfare & defence; Science: general issues

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Reveals how, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less violent, over millenia and decades. This... [more]

$32.95

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Into the Unknown: The Tormented Life and Expeditions of Ludwig Leichhardt

Into the Unknown: The Tormented Life and Expeditions of Ludwig Leichhardt...

John Bailey

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Alive with the period, the details of early exploration, the experience of the harsh Australian landscape and the quirks of... [more]

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The Emperor of All Maladies

The Emperor of All Maladies

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Medicine; Oncology; Biology, life sciences; Popular medicine & health

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This is a collection of essays, reflections and personal stories that show the passion and depth around the issue of same-sex... [more]

$22.99

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The Spotter's Guide to Urban Engineering: Infrastructure and Technology in the Modern Landscape

The Spotter's Guide to Urban Engineering: Infrastructure and Technology...

Claire Barratt, Ian Whitelaw

Architecture; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Engineering: general; Civil engineering, surveying & building

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An illustrated field guide to the technology that keeps our cities and towns working. [more]

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Burke & Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition

Burke & Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition...

E. B. Joyce, D. A. McCann

Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Reveals for the first time the true extent and limits of the scientific achievements of the Burke and Wills Expedition. [more]

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The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones...

Clifford A. Pickover

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

An illustrated chronology of physics, containing 250 entries. It explores such topics as dark energy, parallel universes,... [more]

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Gray's Anatomy

Gray's Anatomy

Henry Gray

Prose: non-fiction; Anatomy

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Whether you want to understand yourself or others, knowledge of our physical parts and how they fit together is essential.... [more]

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Illustrated Atlas of Exploration

Illustrated Atlas of Exploration

Australian Geographic

History; Geographical discovery & exploration

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