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Escape Cliffs: The First Northern Territory Expedition 1864-66

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Escape Cliffs: The First Northern Territory Expedition 1864-66

Derek Pugh

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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This is a true story of greed, exploration, murder, wasted efforts, life and death struggles, insubordination, incredible... [more]

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Being Ecological

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Being Ecological

Timothy Morton

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Social impact of environmental issues

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Why is everything we think we know about ecology wrong?<br />Is there really any difference between 'humans' and 'nature'?<br... [more]

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Rudiments of Algebraic Geometry

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Rudiments of Algebraic Geometry

W. E. Jenner

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebraic geometry

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Aimed at advanced undergraduate students of mathematics, this concise text covers the basics of algebraic geometry. Topics... [more]

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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animal

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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animal

Charles Darwin

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Highly readable study by the great naturalist examines how people and animals display fear, anger, and pleasure. Abounding... [more]

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Nonlinear Differential Equations

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Nonlinear Differential Equations

Raimond A. Struble

Mathematics & Sciences; Differential calculus & equations

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Detailed treatment covers existence and uniqueness of a solution of the initial value problem, properties of solutions, properties... [more]

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An Introduction to Astrobiology

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An Introduction to Astrobiology

David A. Rothery (The Open University, Milton Keynes), Iain Gilmour (The Open University, Milton Keynes), Mark A. Sephton (Imperial College London)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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This updated third edition explores the origin and nature of life, habitable environments in our solar system and exoplanet... [more]

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Blossoms: And the genes that make them

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Blossoms: And the genes that make them

Maxine Singer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); Plant physiology; Plant reproduction & propagation

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Flowers evolved to attract pollinators, so new generations of plant can form. But how do plants know when to bloom, and how... [more]

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Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A Book of Hope

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Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A Book of Hope

Stephen Garnett, John Woinarski, David Lindenmayer, Peter Latch

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Plant ecology; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Invertebrates

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An inspiring showcase of successful approaches and implementation methods for conservation. [more]

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Swamp: Nature and Culture

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Swamp: Nature and Culture

Anthony Wilson

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

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Swamp is an engaging, accessible, informative, lavishly illustrated journey into the cultural and ecological histories of... [more]

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Gravitational Waves: How Einstein's spacetime ripples reveal the secrets of the universe

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Gravitational Waves: How Einstein's spacetime ripples reveal the secrets...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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On 14 September 2015, after 50 years of searching, gravitational waves were detected for the first time and astronomy changed... [more]

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Amy Chua

Sociology; Psychology; Politics & government; Popular science

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A prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home ... [in... [more]

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30-Second Energy: The 50 most fundamental concepts in energy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Energy: The 50 most fundamental concepts in energy, each explained...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Energy; Energy technology & engineering

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50 fundamental concepts explained, from the nuclear fusion reactor at the heart of the sun to the elusive dark energy which... [more]

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Addicted: How Addiction Affects Every One of Us and What We Can Do About It

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Addicted: How Addiction Affects Every One of Us and What We Can Do About...

Matt Noffs

Medicine; Addiction & therapy; Coping with personal problems

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This book is about addictions of all kinds. Addictions to smartphones, sex, games, social media, gambling, money, but most... [more]

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The Wonder Down Under: A User's Guide to the Vagina

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The Wonder Down Under: A User's Guide to the Vagina

Nina Brochmann, Ellen Stokken Dahl

Medicine; Anatomy; Popular science

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You might have thought you knew your own genitals? Think again! [more]

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Geophysics: A Very Short Introduction

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Geophysics: A Very Short Introduction

William Lowrie

Mathematics & Sciences; Geophysics

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Geophysics is the physics of the Earth. It encompasses seismology, volcanism, plate tectonics, gravitational anomalies, and... [more]

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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

Ian Fraser

Service industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal behaviour; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology

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Discover birds and the places they live. [more]

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Can You Die of a Broken Heart?: A Heart Surgeon's Insight into What Makes Us Tick

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Can You Die of a Broken Heart?: A Heart Surgeon's Insight into What Makes...

Nikki Stamp

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular medicine & health

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A heart surgeon's insight into what makes us tick [more]

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Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

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Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains...

Helen Thomson

Medicine; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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How the mind works -- everything from memory to emotion, navigation to creativity -- explained in nine extraordinary human... [more]

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Strange Survivors: How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life

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Strange Survivors: How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life

One R. Pagan

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology; Zoology & animal sciences

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Biologist explores the strange, surprising, and truly bizarre strategies that enable a variety of creatures to avoid extinction.... [more]

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The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

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The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Nadine Burke Harris

Child & developmental psychology; Paediatric medicine; Health & Self-Help; Popular medicine & health

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Dr Nadine Burke Harris reveals the science behind Adverse Childhood Experience and the tangible effects of abuse, neglect... [more]

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The Birds At My Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters

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The Birds At My Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters

Darryl Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Takes a global swoop from 30,000 feet down to the backyard bird feeder and pushes our understanding of the many aspects of... [more]

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What Makes Your Brain Happy And Why You Should Do The Opposite

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What Makes Your Brain Happy And Why You Should Do The Opposite

David DiSalvo

Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Mathematics & Sciences

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Why do we routinely choose options that don't meet our short term needs and undermine our long-term goals? Why do we insist... [more]

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Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer

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Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer

Wendell Berry

Literary essays; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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'Do I wish to keep up with the times? No. My wish simply is to live my life as fully as I can' The great American poet,... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

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David Reich describes how the revolution in the ability to sequence ancient DNA has changed our understanding of the deep... [more]

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Drawing Physics: 2,600 Years of Discovery from Thales to Higgs

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Drawing Physics: 2,600 Years of Discovery from Thales to Higgs

Don S. Lemons

Mathematics & Sciences; Cryogenics

Paperback

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