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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [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]

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

Benjamin Pierce, Benjamin A. Pierce

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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Derived from his popular and acclaimed Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, Ben Pierce's streamlined text covers basic transmission,... [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

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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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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American...

American Museum of Natural History

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library... [more]

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Anaesthesia: An Introduction, 5th Edition

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Anaesthesia: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Ian Harley, Phillipa Hore

Medicine; Anaesthetics; Accident & emergency medicine

Paperback

In this book, Australasian medical students, junior hospital doctors working in anaesthesia and critical care, and anaesthesia... [more]

$75.00

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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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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Stephen Hawking (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still... [more]

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And How It Will Change Our Lives

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And...

Miguel Nicolelis, M.D.

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Human-computer interaction

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A pioneering neuroscientist from Duke University shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become... [more]

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob PAL (All Region DVD)

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob PAL (All Region DVD)

ABC TV

Animal behaviour; Marsupials & monotremes

DVD video

For two years Australian film-makers Dr Jan Aldenhoven and Glen Carruthers lived with this mob in a remote valley of magical... [more]

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

Caroline Grigson

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; History of science; Zoology & animal sciences

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The story of the panoply of exotic animals that were brought into Britain from time immemorial until the foundation of the... [more]

$26.95

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Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare: An Ecologist's Perspective

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Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare: An Ecologist's Perspective

Paul Colinvaux

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Biogeography; Biodiversity

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First published in 1979, Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare has established itself as a seminal work in ecology. Now with a new... [more]

$39.99

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A Sustainable Future: 12 Key Areas of Global Concern

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A Sustainable Future: 12 Key Areas of Global Concern

Klaus Wiegandt

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

Paperback

On subjects as diverse yet interrelated as the earth's water resources, 21st century energy sources, climate change, the demise... [more]

$30.95

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Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

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Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International...

James Clay Moltz

International relations; Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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James Clay Moltz explores efforts by China, Japan, India, South Korea, and ten other countries to boost their civil, commercial,... [more]

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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the...

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

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Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous fossils in a... [more]

$51.99

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Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI

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Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI

Hector J. Levesque

Mathematics & Sciences; Machine learning

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What artificial intelligence can tell us about the mind and intelligent behavior. [more]

$34.99

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,...

Sara Mansfield Taber

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Reference works; The environment

Paperback

With this book in hand, you will be able to recreate times and places, conjure up intricate character portraits, and paint... [more]

$36.99

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Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

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Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Peter Turchin

History; Historiography; Probability & statistics; Mathematical modelling

Paperback

Taking up the problem of territorial dynamics - why some polities at certain times expand and at other times contract - this... [more]

$64.00

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences; Global warming; The Earth: natural history general

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This Is Planet Earth is dedicated to the wonders of Planet Earth, the most amazing place in the known Universe. [more]

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The Shrinkology Solution: Discover your eating type, lose weight and keep it off - for life

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The Shrinkology Solution: Discover your eating type, lose weight and keep...

Meg Arroll, Louise Atkinson

Medicine; Diets & dieting; Popular psychology

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Psychologist Dr Meg Arroll and diet journalist Louise Atkinson present The Shrinkology Solution: the answer to permanent and... [more]

$19.99

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Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelleys Frankenstein

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Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelleys Frankenstein

Kathryn Harkup

Fiction-related items; Anatomy; History of science; Popular science

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The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern... [more]

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The Health of Nations: The Campaign to End Polio and Eradicate Epidemic Diseases

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The Health of Nations: The Campaign to End Polio and Eradicate Epidemic...

Karen Bartlett

Epidemiology & medical statistics; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A thrilling account of the war against infectious disease and how we can win the battles to come [more]

$22.99

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Best Before: The Evolution and Future of Processed Food

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Best Before: The Evolution and Future of Processed Food

Nicola Temple

Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Long before there was the ready meal, humans processed food to preserve it and make it safe. From fire to fermentation, our... [more]

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

David B. Lindenmayer, Gene E. Likens

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

This fully revised second edition illustrates key aspects of effective monitoring. [more]

$49.95

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