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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

Society & Social Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, and... [more]

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A. N. Wilson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life [more]

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Jim Baggott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution

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Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the... [more]

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

Ian Burnet

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Historical geology; Geographical discovery & exploration; The natural world, country life & pets

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This book follows the epic voyages of Joseph Banks, Charles Darwin, and Alfred Russel Wallace through the voyage of Continent... [more]

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Ponderables: Biology: An Illustrated History of Life Science

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Ponderables: Biology: An Illustrated History of Life Science

Tom Jackson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Hardcover with removable fold-out Timeline [more]

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Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

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Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

Niels Birbaumer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Too often, we humans tend to assume that nature is fixed, immutable - and this tendency is particularly strong when we think... [more]

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Following Fifi - My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our Closest Relatives

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Following Fifi - My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our...

John Crocker

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

An exhilarating quest into a remote African forest to examine chimpanzees and understand the roots of human behavior. [more]

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Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World

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Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World

David Alderton

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Features the birds of the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Polar regions, with analyses of size, shape, plumage,... [more]

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Nuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiation; Molecular biology

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More than ever before, radiation is a part of our modern daily lives. We own radiation-emitting phones, regularly get diagnostic... [more]

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An authoritative and entertaining exploration of Australia's distinctive birds and their unheralded role in global evolution... [more]

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Australia's Dangerous Snakes: Identification, Biology and Envenoming

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Australia's Dangerous Snakes: Identification, Biology and Envenoming

Peter Mirtschin, Arne Rasmussen, Scott Weinstein

Personal & public health; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; The environment

Hardback

Examines the role played by Australia's venomous snakes, the threats they face, their ecology and the latest in bite management.... [more]

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A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

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A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

Robert Boyd

Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

How our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a species Human beings... [more]

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The Theory That Changed Everything: On the Origin of Species  as a Work in Progress

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The Theory That Changed Everything: On the Origin of Species as a Work...

Philip Lieberman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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The renowned cognitive scientist Philip Lieberman demonstrates that there is no better guide to the world's living-and still... [more]

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Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation

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Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation

Jenny Gray

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

A discussion of the challenges of compassionate conservation in zoos, with ethical frameworks and case studies. [more]

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology s 2016 General Biology Book Prize, Death on Earth is a groundbreaking exploration... [more]

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The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature

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The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature

Monica Gagliano, John C. Ryan, Patricia Vieira

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Plant physiology

Paperback

Exploring the idea that plants can think, feel, and communicate as a way of reconfiguring our relationship with the natural... [more]

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Britain: A Genetic Journey

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Britain: A Genetic Journey

Alistair Moffat

History; British & Irish history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

New paperback edition, first published as The British: A Genetic Journey [more]

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Vanished and Vanishing Parrots: Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species

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Vanished and Vanishing Parrots: Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species...

Joseph Forshaw, Frank Knight

Zoology & animal sciences; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

A detailed illustrated account of parrots which have become extinct or are facing extinction. [more]

$150.00

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Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

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Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Erich Hoyt

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine & freshwater mammals; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

An award-winning author and whale researcher takes readers into 'the field' for an intimate encounter with some 90 species... [more]

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Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion

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Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion...

E. Fuller Torrey

Religion & beliefs; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences

Hardback

Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods locates the origin of gods within the human brain, arguing that religious belief is a byproduct... [more]

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Each of us has a unique, subjective inner world, one that we can never share directly with anyone else. But how do our physical... [more]

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Deep Thinkers: An exploration of intelligence in whales, dolphins, and porpoises

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Deep Thinkers: An exploration of intelligence in whales, dolphins, and porpoises...

Janet Mann

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Deep Thinkers examines cetacean brains, study in the field and in captivity, it compares intelligence markers of cetaceans... [more]

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A. N. Wilson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life [more]

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

Bridget Heos

Evolution; Children's & Educational

Paperback

We think of evolution as a tree with branches that make clear, linear sense - with one animal and its traits clearly derived... [more]

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Extinct Birds

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Extinct Birds

Julian P. Hume

Birds (ornithology); Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

This is the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years... [more]

$110.00

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