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Energy and Civilization: A History

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Energy and Civilization: A History

Vaclav Smil

History; General & world history; Energy

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A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through... [more]

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

Peter E. Pormann (University of Manchester)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Medicine; History of medicine

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Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine, who has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the... [more]

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

Amir Husain

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

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How will the increasing role of artificial intelligence heal, or harm, our society? What are the social and economic consequences,... [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

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

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How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

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World's Most Endangered

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World's Most Endangered

Sophie McCallum

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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A new book that highlights the plight of critically endangered species, as classified by the WWF and IUCN. It focuses on 25... [more]

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

Jonathan Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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Beautifully illustrated, with gradually evolving maps offering an inventive visual glossary as the journey progresses, A Map... [more]

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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust

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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust

Haim Shapira

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

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This book provides many humorous anecdotes and insightful examples of how our daily lives are affected by Game Theory. Game... [more]

$22.99

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The Natural Menopause Plan

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The Natural Menopause Plan

Maryon Stewart

Medicine; Women's health

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

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Eureka

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Eureka

Edgar Allan Poe

Cosmology & the universe

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Initially composed by Poe as a public lecture towards the end his career and considered by him the culmination of all his... [more]

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest...

Peter Brannen

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

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Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered... [more]

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture...

Iain Sinclair

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Public health & preventive medicine; Human geography; Travel writing

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Buildings shape our lives and our health. They affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe. They can isolate us,... [more]

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The Secret Language of Cats

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The Secret Language of Cats

Peter Kuras, Susanne Schotz

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

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In The Secret Language of Cats, Susanne Schoetz offers a crash course in the phonetic study of cat sounds. She introduces... [more]

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Auroras: Fire in the Sky

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Auroras: Fire in the Sky

Dan Bortolotti

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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First paperback edition with over 100 photographs of one of nature's greatest spectacles and captions that reflect on the... [more]

$24.95

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

David Bowles, James Swaby, Harold Harlan

Personal & public health; Zoology: Invertebrates

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An illustrated guide to aid identification, provide protection measures and guidance on treatment. [more]

$59.99

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's...

Andrew Tink

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.... [more]

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Australian Backyard Astronomy

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Australian Backyard Astronomy

Ragbir Bhathal, Jenny Bhathal

Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Children's & Educational

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Reveals Australia's Aboriginal and European night-sky heritage to children from their own backyards. Suitable for children... [more]

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Eat Your Greens

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Eat Your Greens

Pete Evans

Dietetics & nutrition; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes; TV & celebrity chef cookbooks; Health & wholefood cookery; Vegetarian cookery

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Australia's no.1 selling cookbook author Pete Evans shares more than 130 healthy and delicious new plant-based meals for the... [more]

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [more]

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

Sam Baron, Kristie Miller

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

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Time is central to our lived experience of the world. Yet it is difficult to reconcile the way we seem to experience time... [more]

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The Origins of Creativity

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The Origins of Creativity

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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The legendary biologist Edward O. Wilson offers his most philosophically... [more]

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World...

Lindsey Fitzharris

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History of medicine; Surgery

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In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates a critical turning point in the history of medicine, when Joseph... [more]

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The Kinematics of Vorticity

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The Kinematics of Vorticity

Clifford Truesdell

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Unique graduate-level monograph presents a heavily mathematical treatment with applications extending to many areas of physics... [more]

$37.95

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Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Muller

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Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Muller

David A. West

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Evolution

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Fritz Muller (1821-1897), though not as well known as his colleague Charles Darwin, belongs in the cohort of great nineteenth-century... [more]

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The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood Mammals

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The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood...

Merlin Tuttle

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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A lifetime of adventures with bats around the world reveals why these special and imperiled creatures should be protected... [more]

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could Drive Us Apart

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could...

Rachel Botsman

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular psychology

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If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions... [more]

$22.99

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