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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

Daniel Immerwahr

History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Globalization; Political geography

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For a country that has always denied having dreams of empire, the United States owns a lot of overseas territory. The birth... [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

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The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [more]

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Natural disasters

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The signs of climate change are unmistakable even today, but the real transformations have hardly begun. We've been taught... [more]

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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

Dr Julia Shaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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How to understand the deviance that lies in ourselves and others - an original and rigorous exploration of the darkest recesses... [more]

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Life in Flow: Inspiration, Sequences and Poses to Bring Yoga into Your Everyday Life

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Life in Flow: Inspiration, Sequences and Poses to Bring Yoga into Your Everyday...

Kate Kendall

Medicine; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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A modern and unique health title drawing upon the ancient practices of yoga, breathwork and meditation, written by an author... [more]

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals

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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

Emanuele Coccia

Philosophy; Botany & plant sciences; The environment

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We barely talk about them and seldom know their names. Philosophy has always overlooked them; even biology considers them... [more]

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

John Coventry

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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Illustrated descriptions of the 123 native, introduced and vagrant reptile species in the state. [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

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

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Finding Resilience: Change and Uncertainty in Nature and Society

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Finding Resilience: Change and Uncertainty in Nature and Society

Brian Walker

Social impact of disasters; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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An analysis of how ecosystems, societies and people cope with disturbance and adversity. [more]

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The nation of Bhutan and the Indian states of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh together form the eastern arm of the Himalayas.... [more]

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Your Spine, Your Yoga: Developing Stability and Mobility for Your Spine

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Your Spine, Your Yoga: Developing Stability and Mobility for Your Spine...

Bernie Clark

Medicine; Exercise & workout books

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Your Spine, Your Yoga is the long-awaited second book of the Your Body, Your Yoga series. Focusing on the axial body, from... [more]

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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change

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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate...

Ashley Dawson

Urban communities; Mathematics & Sciences

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A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis [more]

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The Nocturnal Brain: Tales of Nightmares and Neuroscience

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The Nocturnal Brain: Tales of Nightmares and Neuroscience

Dr Guy Leschziner

Medicine; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Sleep disorders & therapy; Popular medicine & health

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A brilliant new narrative on sleep deprivation - its causes and effects - through the case studies of one of the world's leading... [more]

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There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

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There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

Mike Berners-Lee

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues; Sustainability; Environmental monitoring

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Escaping to Planet B to avoid environmental catastrophe is pure fantasy. This book is for anyone who yearns for a realistic... [more]

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Brain Changer: The Good Mental Health Diet

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Brain Changer: The Good Mental Health Diet

Felice Jacka

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

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A ground-breaking book that shows how we can dramatically lift our mood and mental health by improving our diets. [more]

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The Longevity Solution: Rediscovering Centuries-Old Secrets to a Healthy, Long Life

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The Longevity Solution: Rediscovering Centuries-Old Secrets to a Healthy,...

Dr Jason Fung, Dr James Dinicolantonio

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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Easy-to-follow steps for a longer, heathier life --Back cover. [more]

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Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

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Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

Cal Newport

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle; Self-help & personal development

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Most of us know that addiction to digital tools is costing us both productivity and peace. But giving them up completely isn't... [more]

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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear...

Adam Higginbotham

History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear issues; Nuclear power & engineering

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The dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.... [more]

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Joshua B. Freeman

History; General & world history; Manufacturing industries; Industrial chemistry & manufacturing technologies

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A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society. [more]

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Red Snow: Tuva Moodyson returns in the thrilling sequel to Dark Pines

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Red Snow: Tuva Moodyson returns in the thrilling sequel to Dark Pines

Will Dean

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Forests, rainforests

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One suicide. One cold-blooded murder. Are they connected? [more]

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician...

Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh

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

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August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne. [more]

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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

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

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Thomas D. Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Following the Wild Bees is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods... [more]

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The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

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The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western...

Iain McGilchrist

Classical history & classical civilisation; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Why is the brain divided? The difference between right and left hemispheres has been puzzled over for centuries. This book... [more]

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