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Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science

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Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science

Robyn Arianrhod (Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science

Hardback

A new biography of Thomas Harriot, the greatest unknown scientific mind of the Renaissance [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

Paperback

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

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Manage Your Mind: The Mental fitness Guide

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Manage Your Mind: The Mental fitness Guide

Gillian Butler (Associate, Associate, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, UK), Nick Grey (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust), Tony Hope (Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Fellow, Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Fellow, St Cross College, University of Oxford, UK)

Psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Psychiatry; Popular medicine & health; Popular psychology

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Manage Your Mind is a book for building resilience, overcoming emotional difficulties, and enabling self-development. With... [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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The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in  Healthy  Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain

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The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease...

Steven Gundry

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

Paperback

Most of us have heard of gluten-a protein found in wheat that causes widespread inflammation in the body. Americans spend... [more]

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Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

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Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

Darrell Bricker, John Ibbitson

Migration, immigration & emigration; Population & demography; Geopolitics; Mathematics & Sciences; Human geography

Paperback

For half a century, statisticians, pundits and politicians have warned that population growth is spiraling out of control,... [more]

$32.99

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Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet

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Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet

Yasha Levine

History of engineering & technology; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Privacy & data protection

Paperback

An explosive, revisionist history of the dark past, and darker present of the internet. [more]

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Quitting Plastic: Easy and Practical Ways to Cut Down the Plastic in Your Life

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Quitting Plastic: Easy and Practical Ways to Cut Down the Plastic in Your...

Clara Williams Roldan, Louise Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Self-sufficiency; Lifetyle & personal style guides

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'A great guide to the many things you can do to reduce your plastic footprint.' - Craig Reucassel, ABC TV's War on Waste Where... [more]

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

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What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

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Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

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Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

Mark H. A. Davis (Senior Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London)

Business & Economics; Finance; Applied mathematics

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Now a vital part of modern economies, the rapid growth of the finance industry in recent decades is largely due to the development... [more]

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

Fiona Rule

History; Social & cultural history; Maritime history; Harbours & ports

Paperback

A new, paperback edition of the first book to tell the remarkable story of London's Docklands [more]

$37.95

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Shoot for the Moon: How the Moon Landings Taught us the 8 Secrets of Success

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Shoot for the Moon: How the Moon Landings Taught us the 8 Secrets of Success...

Richard Wiseman

Mathematics & Sciences; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular astronomy & space

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'The legacy of Apollo is that you can do anything you set your mind to' Christopher C Kraft Jr, Director of Flight Operations,... [more]

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The Feel Good Guide to Menopause

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The Feel Good Guide to Menopause

Nicola Gates

Medicine; Women's health

Paperback

How understanding the brain-hormone connection can help women to navigate menopause. [more]

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the Improvement of the Steam Engine

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the...

David Miller

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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Offers a deeper understanding of the work and character of the great eighteenth-century engineer. Stripping away layers of... [more]

$89.95

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Spaceflight: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Curiosity

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Spaceflight: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Curiosity

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space; Space (Children's&YA)

Hardback

This compelling story of exploration charts and celebrates humankind in space, from Sputnik's launch in 1957 through the Apollo... [more]

$49.99

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Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common concerns

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Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common concerns

Lise Johnson, Eric Chudler

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Popular science

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How scientific reasoning explains our most common daily fears-from germs to natural disasters and everything in between. [more]

$40.95

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Ruins: Discover Britain's Wild and Beautiful Places

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Ruins: Discover Britain's Wild and Beautiful Places

Jane Eastoe

Architecture; Geographical discovery & exploration; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

A celebration of Britain's most wild and wonderfully atmospheric places - its ruins, including castles, follies, abbeys and... [more]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Kitchen Cookbook: More Than 100 Healing, Low-Histamine, Gluten-Free Recipes

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The Anti-Inflammatory Kitchen Cookbook: More Than 100 Healing, Low-Histamine,...

Leslie Langevin

Medicine; Cookery for specific diets & conditions

Hardback

Learn how inflammatory compounds work in the body, how they can contribute to your symptoms, and how a properly calibrated... [more]

$37.99

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The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption

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The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate...

Dahr Jamail

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Hardback

A firsthand chronicle of the catastrophic reality of our planet's changing ecosystems and the necessity of relishing this... [more]

$38.99

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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

Stuart Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Developmental biology

Hardback

Explores the possiblity and process of evolution beyond the standard and established scientific principles. [more]

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30-Second AI & Robotics: 50 key notions, fields, and events in the rise of intelligent machines, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second AI & Robotics: 50 key notions, fields, and events in the rise...

Luis de Miranda

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

30-Second AI & Robotics will help the reader to navigate the world of ubiquitous computers, smart cities, and collaborative... [more]

$19.99

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

Bruce Usher

Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Paperback

This book is a primer for readers of all levels on the coming energy transition and its global consequences. Bruce Usher provides... [more]

$39.99

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Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple

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Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple

Pete McCall

Medicine; Exercise & workout books; Sports training & coaching

Paperback

Smarter Workouts delivers effective workouts designed around a single piece of equipment. From mobility to core strength to... [more]

$44.99

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Discovering Pluto: Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System

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Discovering Pluto: Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System

Dale P. Cruikshank, William Sheehan

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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Offers an authoritative account of the exploration of Pluto and its moons, from the first inklings of tentative knowledge... [more]

$58.95

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All Of Physics (Almost) In 15 Equations

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All Of Physics (Almost) In 15 Equations

Bruno Mansoulie

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

The book comprises 15 short chapters, each presenting an important equation of Physics, from the simplest and oldest, to more... [more]

$44.99

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