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Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters of the World

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Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters of the World

Derek Onley, Paul Scofield

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Intended for sea-watchers, this is a comprehensive field guide to pelagic birds - the albatrosses, petrels, shearwaters, storm-petrels... [more]

$55.00

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Biology in Focus: HSC Course: Teacher Resourse CD-ROM

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Biology in Focus: HSC Course: Teacher Resourse CD-ROM

Robert Farr, Glenda Chidrawi

Teaching of a specific subject; Science: general issues; Biology, life sciences; Educational material

CD-ROM

A supportive resource for teachers of the NSW Stage 6 Biology syllabus, giving a clear emphasis on the Prescribed Focus Areas,... [more]

$179.95

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The Blind Watchmaker

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The Blind Watchmaker

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Demonstrates that theory of evolution by natural selection discovered by Charles Darwin - is only answer to biggest question... [more]

$24.95

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Junior Encyclopedia of Australian Sea Life

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Junior Encyclopedia of Australian Sea Life

Parish

Zoology & animal sciences; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Reference works (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Combines full colour photographs with informative, easy-to-read text that introduces children and adults to Australia's fascinating... [more]

$19.95

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The Wollemi Pine: The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil From theAge of the Dinosaurs

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The Wollemi Pine: The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil From theAge...

James Woodford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

Now revised and updated, this brilliant debut by a popular science writer has written an enthralling detective story about... [more]

$24.95

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The Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time - a True Story About Birdwatching

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The Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time - a True Story...

Sean Dooley

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

Sean Dooley seems like a well adjusted, functioning member of society, but beneath the respectable veneer he harbours a dark... [more]

$26.95

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The Seven Daughters Of Eve

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The Seven Daughters Of Eve

Bryan Sykes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

This title provides an evaluation of our genetic origins. [more]

$22.99

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A Field Guide to the Fungi of Australia

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A Field Guide to the Fungi of Australia

Tony Young, Kay Smith

Mycology, fungi (non-medical); The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

This beautiful book highlights an often overlooked, but remarkable, aspect of our natural world: Australia's fungi. Many are... [more]

$39.99

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Tracks, Scats and Other Traces: Reissue

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Tracks, Scats and Other Traces: Reissue

Barbara Triggs (Natural History Author)

Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Tracks, Sctas and Other Traces contains hundreds of illustrations and extensive text, and is organized in an accessible format... [more]

$56.95

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The Descent of Man: Selection in Relation to Sex

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The Descent of Man: Selection in Relation to Sex

Adrian J. Desmond, Charles Darwin, James Richard Moore

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

The Descent of Man (1871) is among Darwin's most important works, addressing the crucial question of the origins, evolution... [more]

$22.99

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Field Guide to the Native Plants of Sydney

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Field Guide to the Native Plants of Sydney

Les Robinson

Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$49.99

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Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

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Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Dylan Evans (Research Fellow in Philosophy, King's College London)

Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Neurosciences; Artificial intelligence; Popular psychology

Paperback

This book outlines some of the latest scientific ideas about the emotions in an accessible and exciting way. Dylan Evans... [more]

$15.95

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Origin Of The Species

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Origin Of The Species

Charles Darwin

Evolution

Hardback

When the eminent naturalist Charles Darwin returned from South America on board the H.M.S Beagle in 1836, he brought with... [more]

$39.99

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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-eye View of the World

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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-eye View of the World

Michael Pollan

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

Pollan tells the story of four domesticated species - the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato, and describes how each... [more]

$24.99

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Aristotle: 'Historia Animalium': Volume 1, Books I-X: Text

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Aristotle: 'Historia Animalium': Volume 1, Books I-X: Text

Aristotle

Literary essays; History; Zoology & animal sciences

Hardback

A new critical edition of the Greek text of Aristotle's Historia Animalium by one of the foremost scholars of Aristotle's... [more]

$395.00  $197.50

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Biology Options: The Human Story

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Biology Options: The Human Story

Stephanie Hollis

Biology, life sciences; Educational material

Paperback

The Biology Options series has been written in response to the demand for individual option books that cover the requirements... [more]

$40.95

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The Waterbug Book: a Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate Australia

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The Waterbug Book: a Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate...

John Gooderham, Edward Tsyrlin

Reference works; Microbiology (non-medical); Freshwater biology, limnology; Zoology: Invertebrates; Limnology (freshwater); Management of land & natural resources

Paperback

Full of practical tips about where to find various animals, and what their presence can tell about their environment. [more]

$49.95

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Albatrosses

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Albatrosses

W.L.N. Tickell

Mathematics & Sciences; Taxonomy & systematics; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

Albatrosses are long-lived, oceanic seabirds which have long held a special affection amongst those who travel the oceans.... [more]

$80.00

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Gorillas in the Mist

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Gorillas in the Mist

Dian Fossey

Mathematics & Sciences; Primates; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

Dian Fossey's classic account of four gorilla families; the basis for the Academy Award-winning movie starring Sigourney Weaver.... [more]

$24.99

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The Ants of Northern Australia: A Guide to the Monsoonal Fauna

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The Ants of Northern Australia: A Guide to the Monsoonal Fauna

Alan N. Andersen

Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Helps in the identification of the 1500 or more ant species occurring in monsoonal Australia. [more]

$34.95  $5.00

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Applications of Genetics

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Applications of Genetics

Jennifer Gregory

Medical genetics; Genetics (non-medical); Children's & Educational

Paperback

Applications of Genetics is a title in the new Cambridge Advanced Sciences series. It has been endorsed by OCR for use with... [more]

$43.00  $21.50

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Biosocial Perspectives on Children

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Biosocial Perspectives on Children

Catherine Panter-Brick (University of Durham)

Age groups: children; Psychology; Human biology

Paperback

This book explores biological and social aspects of childhood across a wide spectrum of cultures. [more]

$135.00  $40.00

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The Rise And Fall Of The Third Chimpanzee: how our animal heritage affects the way we live

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The Rise And Fall Of The Third Chimpanzee: how our animal heritage affects...

Jared Diamond

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

Paperback

From the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Guns, Germs and SteelMore than 98 % of human genes are shared with two species of... [more]

$24.99

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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

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

Paperback

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

$39.99

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The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

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The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past...

Walter Scheidel

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Environmental archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences; Global warming

Paperback

With state-of-the-art contributions by scholars who are leaders in their respective fields, this edition describes how the... [more]

$49.99

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