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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

Ann Blainey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aviation skills & piloting; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records... [more]

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Chris Naunton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Advocate - History

Hardback

An authoritative and compelling insight into the search for ancient Egypt's lost tombs, providing a completely up-to-date... [more]

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology, Scenery and Flora of the Sydney Region

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology,...

John Martyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

Hardback

A profusely illustrated descriptive book describing the geological framework of the Sydney region and the vegetation communities... [more]

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Europe: A Natural History

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Europe: A Natural History

Tim Flannery

History; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Paperback

It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs. It was a dynamic island arc... [more]

$34.99

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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And he vividly recounts the experiences of the men who first stepped ashore on Antarctica's Victoria Land, and those who,... [more]

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Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future

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Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future...

Mary Robinson

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues; Advocate - Science

Hardback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018 <br/><br/> Holding her first... [more]

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable destinations

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable...

Travis Elborough

World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Geography

Hardback

A voyage to places both infamous and unknown that have, often by chance or by haphazard means, been destinations of discovery... [more]

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

Hugh Thomson

History; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections; Travel maps & atlases

Hardback

The only book that follows the history of tourism through the finest examples of cartography. [more]

$45.00

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Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic Islands

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Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic...

Shona Riddell

History; History of other lands; Conservation of the environment

Hardback

The subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe in the `Roaring Forties' and `Furious Fifties' latitudes. Trial... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

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Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

Robin Inglis

Colonial art; History; History: earliest times to present day; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration... [more]

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GPS

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GPS

Paul E. Ceruzzi

Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

A concise history of GPS, from its military origins to its commercial applications and ubiquity in everyday life. [more]

$34.99

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Countries of the World in Minutes

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Countries of the World in Minutes

Jacob F. Field

Reference; Geographical reference; Geography

Paperback

All 195 countries illustrated and explained in an instant [more]

$24.99

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World's Most Endangered

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World's Most Endangered

Sophie McCallum

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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A new book that highlights the plight of critically endangered species, as classified by the WWF and IUCN. It focuses on 25... [more]

$29.99

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture...

Iain Sinclair

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Public health & preventive medicine; Human geography; Travel writing

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Buildings shape our lives and our health. They affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe. They can isolate us,... [more]

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [more]

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift...

Mott T. Greene

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Earth sciences

Paperback

The book should be of interest not only to earth scientists, students of polar travel and exploration, and historians but... [more]

$71.01

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Irus Braverman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the... [more]

$50.00

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Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking

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Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking

Rachel Love Nuwer

Animals & society; Criminal investigation & detection; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Hunting or shooting animals & game

Paperback

An intrepid investigation of the criminal world of wildlife trafficking - the poachers, the traders, and the customers - and... [more]

$35.00

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

Damian Michael, Mason Crane, Daniel Florance, Emma Burns, David Lindenmayer

Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment; Sustainable agriculture

Paperback

Featuring best practice approaches to restoration based on 19 years of long-term research. [more]

$39.99

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Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia's History

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Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia's...

Sunil Amrith

History; Asian history; Historical geography; Limnology (freshwater); Physical geography & topography; Human geography; Advocate - History

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Asia's history has been shaped by its waters. In Unruly Waters, historian Sunil Amrith reimagines Asia's history through the... [more]

$55.00

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis...

Kerry Emanuel

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues

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An updated edition of a guide to the basic science of climate change, and a call to action. [more]

$32.99

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The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

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The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps...

Ben Coates

European history; Physical geography & topography; Cycling; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Ben Coates, author of Why the Dutch are Different, cycles the Rhine river from mouth to source, discovering the mark it makes... [more]

$29.99

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