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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; Advocate - Travel

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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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Europe: A Natural History

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Europe: A Natural History

Tim Flannery

History; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Advocate - Science

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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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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; Advocate - History

Hardback

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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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial...

Patrick Nunn

History; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular science; Historical geology; Global warming

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In today's society it is generally the written word that holds the authority. We are more likely to trust the words found... [more]

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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

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

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The Re-Origin of Species: A Second Chance for Extinct Animals

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The Re-Origin of Species: A Second Chance for Extinct Animals

Torill Kornfeldt

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Applied ecology; Endangered species & extinction of species; Genetic engineering

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Journalist Torill Kornfeldt travelled the world to meet the scientists working to bring extinct animals back from the dead.... [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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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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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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 (Professor of Atmospheric Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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]

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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]

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Every Woman's Guide To Saving The Planet

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Every Woman's Guide To Saving The Planet

Natalie Isaacs

Society & Social Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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How to take action on climate change in your everyday life When it came to climate change, Natalie Isaacs used to... [more]

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Blue Lake: Finding Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne Swamp

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Blue Lake: Finding Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne Swamp

David Sornig

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Human geography

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I'm here already, in the bleak, awful hour on Dudley Flats in which the final dereliction of Elsie Williams will come to pass.... [more]

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The Radium Girls

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The Radium Girls

Kate Moore

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment; Nuclear issues

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First-ever account of the American women from the roaring 1920s who were poisoned by the paint they worked with, and courageously... [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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The Centre of the Earth: The Traveller's Guide

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The Centre of the Earth: The Traveller's Guide

Douglas Jerram

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Geology & the lithosphere

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Imagine you could travel to any place and any time in the entire universe. Where would you go to? To Mars? To the Big Bang?... [more]

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary Dearborn

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities... [more]

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Thirst for Power: Energy, Water, and Human Survival

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Thirst for Power: Energy, Water, and Human Survival

Michael E. Webber

Mathematics & Sciences; Drought & water supply

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How changing the way we think about water and energy can secure the long-term sustainability of both precious resources [more]

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