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Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis

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Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis

George Monbiot

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

What does the good life - and the good society - look like in the twenty-first century? [more]

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Land of Plenty: A Journey Through the Fields and Foods of Modern Britain

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Land of Plenty: A Journey Through the Fields and Foods of Modern Britain...

Charlie Pye-Smith

Agriculture & farming; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A charming travelogue revealing the little-understood world of British agriculture [more]

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Differential Equations for Engineers and Scientists

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Differential Equations for Engineers and Scientists

C.G. Lambe

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Concise, applications-oriented undergraduate text covers solutions of first-order equations, linear equations with constant... [more]

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Kronecker Products and Matrix Calculus With Applications

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Kronecker Products and Matrix Calculus With Applications

Alexander Graham

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics

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Enhanced by many worked examples - as well as problems and solutions - this in-depth text discusses the Kronecker matrix product,... [more]

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Numerical Hamiltonian Problems

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Numerical Hamiltonian Problems

J.M. Sanz-Serna

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics

Paperback

Advanced text explores mathematical problems that occur frequently in physics and other sciences. Topics include symplectic... [more]

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Outnumbered: From Facebook and Google to Fake News and Filter-bubbles - The Algorithms That Control Our Lives

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Outnumbered: From Facebook and Google to Fake News and Filter-bubbles -...

David Sumpter

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics

Paperback

'Featuring Cambridge analytica' -- on cover. [more]

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100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky: From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

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100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky: From Planets and Satellites...

Dean Regas

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

Editors Of Popular Science

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

In this paperback reboot of the popular 2012 title, readers will find a collection of the most up-to-date and thrilling DIY... [more]

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics...

Philip Moriarty

Heavy Metal music; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Popular physicist uses principles of heavy metal music to explain concepts in quantum physics in both a fun and informative... [more]

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Denialism

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Denialism

Michael Specter

Hoaxes & deceptions; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; The environment

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There is so much confusing and conflicting information about the world in which we live that the truth can be impossible to... [more]

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Popular science

Paperback

Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it. Dara O Briain A Sunday Times Book of the Year A New Scientist Gift Pick... [more]

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Adani and the War Over Coal

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Adani and the War Over Coal

Quentin Beresford

Economics of industrial organisation; Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

Australian politicians have had a love affair with coal, which has helped lock its politics into the fossil fuel age. This... [more]

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

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Meet Your Bacteria

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Meet Your Bacteria

Catherine Whitlock, Nicola Temple

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular medicine & health; Women's health

Paperback

Introducing the hidden communities that live in your gut and other organs. [more]

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos and Other Wild Tales

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos and Other...

Lucy Cooke

Animals & society; Folklore, myths & legends; Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

'Endlessly fascinating.' - Bill Bryson 'Eye-opening, informative and very funny!' - Chris Packham'Well-informed and downright... [more]

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Made by Humans: The AI Condition

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Made by Humans: The AI Condition

Ellen Broad

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

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AI can be all too human: quick to judge, capable of error, vulnerable to bias. It's made by humans after all. Made by Humans... [more]

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When Galaxies Collide

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When Galaxies Collide

Lisa Harvey-Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The Andromeda Galaxy is rushing towards us at 400,000 kilometres an hour. When Galaxies Collide will guide you to look at... [more]

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Carbon Capture

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Carbon Capture

Howard J. Herzog (Senior Research Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

A concise overview of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS), a promising but overlooked climate change mitigation pathway.... [more]

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

John Danaher (Lecturer, National University of Ireland), Neil McArthur (Associate Director, University of Manitoba)

Philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Machine learning; Human-computer interaction

Paperback

Perspectives from philosophy, psychology religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual... [more]

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Foolproof, and Other Mathematical Meditations

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Foolproof, and Other Mathematical Meditations

Brian Hayes

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

A non-mathematician explores mathematical terrain, reporting accessibly and engagingly on topics from Sudoku to probability.... [more]

$37.99

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Beyond the Map: Unruly enclaves, ghostly places, emerging lands and our search for new utopias

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Beyond the Map: Unruly enclaves, ghostly places, emerging lands and our...

Alastair Bonnett

History; Earth sciences; Physical geography & topography; Human geography

Paperback

The world's unruly places, unmarked on any official map, are multiplying and changing fast. Alastair Bonnet presents the... [more]

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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them)

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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About...

Lucy Jones

Social impact of disasters; Mathematics & Sciences; Natural disasters

Paperback

A case study of the biggest natural disasters humanity has survived, and how they have shaped our history. [more]

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Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

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Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Jamie Susskind

Social forecasting, future studies; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Politics & government; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

Future Politics confronts the most important question of our time: how will digital technology change society? [more]

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The Construction of Human Kinds

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon, Ph.D (Associate Professor & Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, Saint Louis)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy of science

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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative... [more]

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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest...

Hampton Sides

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Military history; Korean War; Military engineering

Hardback

On Desperate Ground is first-rate narrative history. Hampton Sides' characters are richly drawn, his background history engrossing,... [more]

$54.95

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