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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

Simon Winchester

History; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

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

Hardback

New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [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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Addiction Counselling: Content and Process

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Addiction Counselling: Content and Process

Ali Marsh, Ali Dale, Stephanie O'Toole

Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Psychiatry

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Includes basic addiction-counselling strategies. Examines interactions between clients &counsellors. Shows how evidence-based... [more]

$85.00

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The Clean Separation

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The Clean Separation

Kara Landau

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Therapy & therapeutics; Family & health; Coping with stress

Paperback

Does stress affect your eating patterns and energy levels? We have all been through an emotionally devastating period in our... [more]

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes our Lives - And We Shape the Cosmos

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes our...

Adam Frank

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Paperback

An exhilarating journey into the science of time, from Stonehenge to the Big Bang and beyond [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

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

Paperback

This book is essential reading for all media students and researchers - and for anyone interested in getting to grips with... [more]

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Voyages of Discovery (History Files)

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Voyages of Discovery (History Files)

David Boyle

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Geographical discovery & exploration; Children's & Educational

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Describes voyages to Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Pacific and the legacies of those journeys and encounters. This title... [more]

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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

Hardback

In the 14th century, Nicolo and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice up the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting... [more]

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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America

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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles...

Eric Simons

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Travel & holiday guides

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Darwin Slept Here offers a fresh-eyed and enchanting journey to South America that follows the famous biologist's footsteps.... [more]

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Smart but Scattered--and Stalled: 10 Steps to Help Young Adults Use Their Executive Skills to Successfully Leave the Nest

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Smart but Scattered--and Stalled: 10 Steps to Help Young Adults Use Their...

Richard Guare (PhD, Center for Learning and Attention Disorders, Seacoast Mental Health Center, Portsmouth, NH), Peg Dawson (EdD, Center for Learning and Attention Disorders, Seacoast Mental Health Center, Portsmouth, NH), Colin Guare (MS, Boston, MA)

Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Psychotherapy

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Whether you're a young adult who is stalled on the journey to independence--or a concerned parent still sharing the family... [more]

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Worlds of Natural History

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Worlds of Natural History

Helen Anne Curry (University of Cambridge), Nicholas Jardine (University of Cambridge), James Andrew Secord (University of Cambridge), Emma C. Spary (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

From Aztec accounts of hibernating hummingbirds to contemporary television spectaculars, human encounters with nature have... [more]

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Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

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Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

Catherine Whitlock, Rhodri Evans

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science

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The moving stories of ten remarkable women who transformed science, and changed the world. [more]

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Darwin Comes to Town

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Darwin Comes to Town

Menno Schilthuizen

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

Makes you look at the city around you with fresh eyes [more]

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

Frank Tallis

True stories; Clinical psychology; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

Paperback

A fascinating account of a life investigating obsessive love, packed with intriguing true stories. [more]

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

Jill Abramson

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business competition; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Today's World

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Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account... [more]

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living...

Brock Bastian

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

In Western culture, we have become addicted to positivity. We try to eradicate pain through medication and by insulating ourselves... [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]

$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

Society & Social Sciences; 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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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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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

Paperback

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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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)

Paperback

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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Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World

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Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World

Jerry Brotton

History; General & world history; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections

Paperback

Trading Territories tells the compelling story of maps and geographical knowledge in the early modern world from the fifteenth... [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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