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The Mathematics of Everyday Life

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The Mathematics of Everyday Life

Alfred S. Posamentier, Christian Spreitzer

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Hardback

If you think of mathematics as a series of pointless classroom exercises without much relevance to real life, this book will... [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural History Painters

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural...

Vanessa Finney

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine worlds of science... [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

Hardback

An authoritative and compelling insight into the search for ancient Egypt's lost tombs, providing a completely up-to-date... [more]

$39.99

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Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions

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Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions

James M. Russell

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

Discover the true history of some of the most extraordinary inventions of the ancient world, including mysterious devices... [more]

$19.99

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to...

Seth Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics

Hardback

Traces the efforts of an elite scientific team who tested Einstein's theory of relativity during a historic mission to photograph... [more]

$49.95

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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

Hardback

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

$45.00

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

David Weston Marshall

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

Ancient Skies brings the belief systems of the classical world to shining life. [more]

$35.95

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

Hardback

An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

$39.95

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The Hidden Life of Trees: Illustrated Edition

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The Hidden Life of Trees: Illustrated Edition

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers' eyes to the wonders and amazing... [more]

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$45.00

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Is That a Big Number?

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Is That a Big Number?

Andrew Elliott

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Impressive numbers are thrown at us by the news every day. They are meant to help us understand, to compare, to evaluate,... [more]

$38.95

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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

Hardback

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

$60.00

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

Paperback

Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

$35.00

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [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

Paperback

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

$39.95

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Educational: Sciences, general science

Hardback

The biggest and best ever reproduction of the Space Age's most remarkable images [more]

$65.00  $30.00

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

$40.00

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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

Paperback

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

$22.99

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

Paperback

Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there... [more]

$32.99  $10.00

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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

Paperback

A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

$29.99  $10.00

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How to Lose a Few Kegs (Without Busting a Gut): 10 tips for less fat, more fit

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How to Lose a Few Kegs (Without Busting a Gut): 10 tips for less fat, more...

Gus Worland

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

<p>&quot;My approach for less fat and more fit&quot; - a funny, no-BS guide from popular Triple M radio host Gus Worland.<br... [more]

$29.99

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Weeds of the South East: An Identification Guide for Australia (3rd Edition)

$79.95

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

Paperback

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

$29.99  $10.00

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

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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