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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Lewis Dartnell

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Social impact of environmental issues; The Earth: natural history general; Advocate - Science

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Dartnell has a rare talent in being able to see the big picture - and explaining why it matters' PETER FRANKOPAN, author of... [more]

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

Peter Seamer

History; Urban & municipal planning; Advocate - Today's World

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<div>The way we plan and build cities in Australia needs to change.</div><div><br /></div><div>Australia's population is growing-... [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

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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]

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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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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour to the Beagle

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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour...

Nigel Rigby, Pieter van der Merwe, Glyn Williams

History; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Captain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. His voyage of exploration to the Pacific... [more]

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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

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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

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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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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

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

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

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Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth

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Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth

Charles Massy

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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Massy explores transformative and regenerative agriculture and the vital connection between our soil and our health [in this]... [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

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

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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

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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]

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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

Simon Winchester

History; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of... [more]

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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

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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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Voyages of Discovery (History Files)

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Voyages of Discovery (History Files)

David Boyle

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Geographical discovery & exploration; Children's & Educational

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Describes voyages to Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Pacific and the legacies of those journeys and encounters. This title... [more]

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

Andrea di Robilant

History; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Geographical discovery & exploration; Classic travel writing

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In the 14th century, Nicolo and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice up the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting... [more]

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Frostfire

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Frostfire

Jamie Smith

Mountains; Children's & Educational; General fiction (Children's&YA); Adventure stories (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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Sabira embarks on a dangerous pilgrimage to the top of her mountain home. When a huge avalanche traps her on the glacier and... [more]

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Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World

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Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World

Jerry Brotton

History; General & world history; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections

Paperback

Trading Territories tells the compelling story of maps and geographical knowledge in the early modern world from the fifteenth... [more]

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Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy

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Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy

Hal Harvey, Robbie Orvis, Jeffrey Rissman

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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An accessibly-written guide to the current tools and strategies for designing a low-carbon future. [more]

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

Emanuele Coccia

Philosophy; Botany & plant sciences; The environment

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We barely talk about them and seldom know their names. Philosophy has always overlooked them; even biology considers them... [more]

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog,...

Kate Winkler Dawson

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Natural disasters

Paperback

A fascinating, beautifully readable, compulsively readable book (Douglas Preston) that tells the real-life story of the... [more]

$22.99

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Geography: Why It Matters

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Geography: Why It Matters

Alexander B. Murphy

Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

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Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our... [more]

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Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities

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Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities

Peter Plastrik, John Cleveland

Architecture; Global warming; Urban & municipal planning

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Global stories show urban innovations that are responding to climate change. [more]

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New Approaches to Asian History

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New Approaches to Asian History

Michael H. Fisher (Oberlin College, Ohio)

History; Asian history; History: specific events & topics; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are among the nations most subject to climatic stresses. By surveying their environmental... [more]

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