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China's Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

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China's Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

Austin Williams (Honorary Research Fellow in Architecture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; History; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Urban & municipal planning

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By 2025, China will have built fifteen new `supercities' each with 25 million inhabitants. It will have created 250 `Eco-cities'... [more]

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Classical Electromagnetism: Second Edition

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Classical Electromagnetism: Second Edition

Jerrold Franklin

Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

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This text advances from the basic laws of electricity and magnetism to classical electromagnetism in a quantum world. The... [more]

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Maths Skills for Success at University

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Maths Skills for Success at University

Kathy Brady, Tiffany Winn

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Maths Skills for Success at University is an easy-to-use guide for students to prepare themselves for the essential mathematics... [more]

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

Peter Wohlleben

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal ecology

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Acting as our interpreter of the animal world and of the fascinating science, Peter Wohlleben brings this new research to... [more]

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

Scott Kelly

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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New York Times Bestseller 'This isn't your usual astronaut's memoir' Daily MailFrom the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking... [more]

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Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Goedel

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Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Goedel

John Stillwell

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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Elements of Mathematics takes readers on a fascinating tour that begins in elementary mathematics - but, as John Stillwell... [more]

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Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant

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Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant

Julian Havil

History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Popular science

Paperback

Takes the reader on a journey through logarithms and the harmonic series, the two defining elements of gamma, toward the first... [more]

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Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

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Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

Donald Lincoln

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings

Paperback

Whether you are drawn to the psychological belief in Aliens, the history of our interest in life on other planets, or the... [more]

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The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World

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The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World

Dr. Adam Gazzaley (Professor, University of California, San Francisco), Larry D. Rosen, PH.D. (Professor, California State University, Dominguez Hills)

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

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Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way. Brilliant... [more]

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The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler's Fight for his Mother

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The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler's Fight for his Mother

Ulinka Rublack

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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The extraordinary tale of Johannes Kepler, one of the most admired astronomers of all time, and the six long years spent defending... [more]

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A Brief History of Florence Nightingale: and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution in Public Health

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A Brief History of Florence Nightingale: and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution...

Hugh Small

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Public health & preventive medicine

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The true story of Florence Nightingale's life, focusing on her real legacy: how she put a sanitary disaster in her wartime... [more]

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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog (3rd Edition)

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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog (3rd Edition)

Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz

Psychology; Child & developmental psychology; Paediatric medicine; Psychotherapy

Paperback

Fascinating and upbeat... Dr. Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist. -Mary Pipher,... [more]

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The Universe Next Door: A Journey Through 55 Parallel Worlds and Possible Futures

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The Universe Next Door: A Journey Through 55 Parallel Worlds and Possible...

New Scientist

General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A journey through 55 alternative realities, parallel worlds and possible futures from the million-selling New Scientist series.... [more]

$19.99

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

Gino Segre, Bettina Hoerlin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; History of engineering & technology

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In their revealing book, The Pope of Physics, Gino Segre and Bettina Hoerlin bring this scientific visionary to life. An examination... [more]

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From Here to Eternity: Travelling the World to Find the Good Death

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From Here to Eternity: Travelling the World to Find the Good Death

Caitlin Doughty

Memoirs; Sociology: death & dying; Anthropology; Medical anthropology; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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An eye-opening, entertaining and thought-provoking account of a mortician's journey around the world to discover how other... [more]

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Michael J. Ryan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Neurosciences; Zoology: Mammals

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Subtitle in pre-publication: The evolution of attraction in animals and humans. [more]

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A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of the Australian High Country

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A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of the Australian High Country

Neil Hermes

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This book is a fully comprehensive field guide to the 322 bird species of the High Country, including all common, rare and... [more]

$45.00

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A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Australia

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A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Australia

Dean Ingwersen

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

High quality photographs from one of Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions,... [more]

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A Naturalists's Guide to the Mammals of Australia

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A Naturalists's Guide to the Mammals of Australia

Peter Rowlands, Chris Farrell

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which... [more]

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The Genius Test: Can You Master The World's Hardest Ideas?

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The Genius Test: Can You Master The World's Hardest Ideas?

Giles Sparrow

History of ideas; Popular science; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Trivia & quiz question books

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Are you a genius? Put your knowledge to the test - and learn to think and talk like a genius. [more]

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Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World's Greatest Scientific Expedition

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Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World's Greatest Scientific...

Stephen Bown

General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Expeditions

Hardback

The story of the world's largest, longest, and best financed scientific expedition of all time, triumphantly successful, gruesomely... [more]

$39.99

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A Most Elegant Equation: Euler's Formula and the Beauty of Mathematics

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A Most Elegant Equation: Euler's Formula and the Beauty of Mathematics

David Stipp

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

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An award-winning science writer introduces us to mathematics using the extraordinary equation that unites five of mathematics'... [more]

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Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe

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Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe

Kimberly Arcand, Megan Watzke

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Atomic & molecular physics; Space science

Hardback

In the tradition of illustrated science bestsellers, like Thing Explainer and harkening back to the classic film The Powers... [more]

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 6

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 6

Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2017 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, hosted by the... [more]

$52.99

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Saving the Snowy Brumbies

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Saving the Snowy Brumbies

Kelly Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Horses & ponies

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Australia's wild brumbies are slaughtered in their thousands every year. In this heart-wrenching read, Vicki, Amanda and Kelly... [more]

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