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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

Brian Merchant

Product design; Hi-tech manufacturing industries; Popular science; Mobile phone technology; Computing & IT

Paperback

How did the iPhone transform our world and turn Apple into the most valuable company ever? This book reveals the inside story... [more]

$35.00

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Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation

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Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation

Jenny Gray

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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A discussion of the challenges of compassionate conservation in zoos, with ethical frameworks and case studies. [more]

$49.95

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford

Business & Economics; Economic history; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy paints the epic picture of economic change in an intimate way, by telling... [more]

$32.99

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

Robert Colvile

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

Paperback

Flash crashes. Speed dating. Instant messaging. From the devices we carry to the lives we lead, everything is getting faster,... [more]

$20.99

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The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

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The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

David Hone

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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<b>The fascinating story of the king of the dinosaurs as never told before.</b> [more]

$21.99

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Induction Book

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Induction Book

Steven Weintraub

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

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Every mathematician and student of mathematics needs a familiarity with mathematical induction. This volume provides advanced... [more]

$46.95

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology s 2016 General Biology Book Prize, Death on Earth is a groundbreaking exploration... [more]

$19.99

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Nightingales in November: A Year in the Lives of Twelve British Birds

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Nightingales in November: A Year in the Lives of Twelve British Birds

Mike Dilger

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Natural history expert Mike Dilger explores the year-round life histories of twelve iconic British birds. [more]

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Gavin Maxwell: A Life

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Gavin Maxwell: A Life

Douglas Botting

Biography; Biography: general; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Gavin Maxwell was a romantic, self-destructive adventurer, brave and handsome, with a deep sympathy for the underdog, a wonderfully... [more]

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Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer

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Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer

Robert Macklin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

The stirring untold story of a true Australian hero who opened up the nation. [more]

$22.99

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Forces of Nature

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Forces of Nature

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Sunday Times BestsellerHow did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will... [more]

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Infographics: Technology

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Infographics: Technology

Simon Rogers

Reference works; Technology: general issues; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Reference works (Children's&YA)

Paperback

A miscellany of incredible information visualised by the brilliant Studio Muti. The fourth in the visually stunning Infographics... [more]

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The Cell: Discovering the Microscopic World that Determines Our Health, Our Consciousness, and Our Future

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The Cell: Discovering the Microscopic World that Determines Our Health,...

Joshua Z. Rappoport

Cellular physiology; Diseases & disorders; Mathematics & Sciences; Cellular biology (cytology); Human biology

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Your body has trillions of cells, and each one has the complexity and dynamism of a city. Your life, your thoughts, your diseases,... [more]

$24.99

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The Scots: A Genetic Journey

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The Scots: A Genetic Journey

Alistair Moffat

History; British & Irish history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

A remarkable new piece of research that vividly uncovers Scotland's DNA Map. Since the opening of the Scottish Parliament... [more]

$22.99

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Wave Propagation in a Random Medium

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Wave Propagation in a Random Medium

Lev A. Chernov

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

Paperback

Ground-breaking contribution to the literature, widely used by scientists, engineers, and students. Topics include theory... [more]

$27.95

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Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya

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Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, their Extraordinary Journey,...

William Carlsen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Classical history & classical civilisation; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd... [more]

$29.99

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Sugar: The world corrupted, from slavery to obesity

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Sugar: The world corrupted, from slavery to obesity

James Walvin

History; Social & cultural history; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Food & society; Obesity: treatment & therapy

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An important new history of sugar that encompasses both today's obesity epidemic and slavery. Walvin argues that we can only... [more]

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A Good Life to the End: Taking Control of Our Inevitable Journey Through Ageing and Death

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A Good Life to the End: Taking Control of Our Inevitable Journey Through...

Ken Hillman

Social issues & processes; Medicine

Paperback

<div><strong>A huge majority of people at the end of their lives want to die at home, but only a small number manage to do... [more]

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Pain: A Very Short Introduction

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Pain: A Very Short Introduction

Rob Boddice (Assistant Professor, Department of History and Cultural Studies, Freie Universitat Berlin)

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Medicine; History of medicine; Pain & pain management

Paperback

Rob Boddice considers how perceptions of pain have varied across history, and how the treatment of pain has also changed.... [more]

$15.95

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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

Bradon Ellem

History; Mining industry; Industrial relations; Arid zones, deserts; Soil & rock mechanics

Paperback

The Pilbara has become central to the Australian economy and imagination. With millions of tonnes of iron ore being shipped... [more]

$39.99

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The Secret Life of the Mind: How Our Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides

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The Secret Life of the Mind: How Our Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides

Mariano Sigman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A vast yet compact view of cognitive neuroscience, a groundbreaking, personal and comprehensive guide into understanding our... [more]

$32.99

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The Human Body in Minutes

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The Human Body in Minutes

Tom Jackson

Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

The structures and workings of our bodies explained in 200 illustrations [more]

$19.99

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Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

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Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

Adam Greenfield

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

A field manual to the technologies that are changing our lives at bewildering speed [more]

$26.99

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology:...

Thomas Dolby

Music; Electronic music; Music recording & reproduction; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Acoustic & sound engineering

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The `engaging, emotional, funny and surprising' (JJ Abrams) memoir of the electronic music and technology pioneer Thomas Dolby... [more]

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The Little Guide to Leaves

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The Little Guide to Leaves

Tom Frost

Prints & printmaking; Botanical art; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Discover the intriguing world of the leaf with this handy pocket guide. Beautifully illustrated throughout, The Little Guide... [more]

$12.99

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