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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental... [more]

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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

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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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Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped the Present

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Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped...

Phillip Blom

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Historical geography; The environment; Advocate - History

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A groundbreaking and internationally acclaimed work of environmental history tracing the great climate change of the seventeenth... [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]

$35.00

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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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By Sea and Stars: The Story of the First Fleet

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By Sea and Stars: The Story of the First Fleet

Trent Dalton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history; Colonialism & imperialism; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling... [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]

$60.00

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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]

$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

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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]

$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]

$56.95  $30.00

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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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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

Kyle Harper

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Global warming

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How climate change and disease helped to bring down the Roman Empire Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most... [more]

$37.99

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

Kate Nicholls

Biography; Memoirs; Alternative lifestyles; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel writing

Paperback

A mother's gritty yet often humorous account of bringing up her five children in a lion research camp; a 21st-century My Family... [more]

$32.99

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South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

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South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

South, now in paperback to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the original publication and including images discovered... [more]

$35.00

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Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

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Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

Christina Thompson

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Geographical discovery & exploration; Advocate - History

Paperback

`Wonderfully researched and beautifully written' Philip Hoare, author of Leviathan `Succeeds... [more]

$34.99

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Guns, Germs and Steel

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Guns, Germs and Steel

Jared Diamond

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSWhy has human history unfolded so differently across the... [more]

$24.99

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made (Patterns of Life)

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we...

Gaia Vince

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Social impact of environmental issues

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PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSIn recent decades human beings have altered the planet beyond... [more]

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The Last Elephants

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The Last Elephants

Colin Bell, Don Pinnock

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

A book that celebrates the wild elephants of Africa and the danger that they will disappear from the planet without our help.... [more]

$50.00

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

Charles Mann

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Paperback

The Wizard and the Prophet tackles the biggest question we humans are facing: can the earth sustain our growing population?... [more]

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

Ann Elias

Photographs: collections; Oceanography (seas); The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Ann Elias traces the history of two explorers whose photographs and films of tropical reefs in the 1920s cast corals and the... [more]

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

Francis Pryor

Landscape art & architecture; History; British & Irish history; Landscape archaeology; Regional geography

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Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear witness to the shifting patterns of human life... [more]

$22.99

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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

Isabella Tree

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Wilding tells the story of a remarkable experiment: the rewilding of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, the restoration of natural... [more]

$19.99

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