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Working with Nature: Saving and Using the World's Wild Places

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Working with Nature: Saving and Using the World's Wild Places

Jeremy Purseglove

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Sustainable agriculture; Natural & wild gardening; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

From cocoa farming in Ghana to the orchards of Kent and the desert badlands of Pakistan, taking a practical approach to sustaining... [more]

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The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets

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The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest...

Graham Farmelo

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Advocate - Science

Hardback

Many of the world's leading physicists are confident that they are on track to discover a new understanding of the universe... [more]

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Hawking: Man, The Genius, and The Theory of Everything

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Hawking: Man, The Genius, and The Theory of Everything

Joel Levy

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

Hardback

Hawking explores the life and work, explaining the breakthroughs at the cutting edge of cosmology, from the Big Bang to black... [more]

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Connecting: Harness Your Emotions to Enhance Your Creativity

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Connecting: Harness Your Emotions to Enhance Your Creativity

Paulina Larocca, Tony Ibbotson

Psychology; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Hardback

Connecting is an homage to our creative forces. Each page is an illustrative example designed to enlighten, illuminate, challenge... [more]

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier...

Catherine L. Newell

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars considers the... [more]

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Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History 50th Anniversary Edition

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Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History 50th Anniversary Edition...

Edgar Cortright

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

Hardback

Official NASA publication marks the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing and features essays by project participants... [more]

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The No.1 Book of Numbers: Exploring the meaning and magic of numbers

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The No.1 Book of Numbers: Exploring the meaning and magic of numbers

Ruth Binney

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics

Hardback

Why is 7 a lucky number and 13 unlucky? Why does a jury traditionally have `12 good men and true', and why are there 24 hours... [more]

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Volcanic 7 Summits

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Volcanic 7 Summits

Adrian Rohnfelder

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Adrian Rohnfelder is the first photographer to climb the seven highest continental volcanoes. His Rohnfelder's images tell... [more]

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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme

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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All...

Schwartz

Medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Keeping kids safe takes vigilance---especially when food allergies are involved. This clear, reassuring guide helps you get... [more]

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Introduction to Algebraic Geometry

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Introduction to Algebraic Geometry

Serge Lang

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebraic geometry

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Rapid, concise, self-contained introduction assumes only familiarity with... [more]

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Theory and Application of Liapunov's Direct Method

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Theory and Application of Liapunov's Direct Method

Wolfgang Hahn

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics

Paperback

A. M. Liapunov's work was rediscovered during the Cold War, when it was found applicable to the stability of aerospace guidance... [more]

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Math Through the Ages: A Gentle History for Teachers and Others

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Math Through the Ages: A Gentle History for Teachers and Others

WilliamP Berlinghoff, Fernando Q Gouvea

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

A pleasure to read. - Barry Mazur, Harvard University. Designed for students just beginning their study, this concise introductory... [more]

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Axiomatics of Classical Statistical Mechanics

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Axiomatics of Classical Statistical Mechanics

Rudolf Kurth

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Requiring only familiarity with elements of calculus and analytical geometry, this monograph constructs classical statistical... [more]

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Guns, Germs and Steel

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Guns, Germs and Steel

Jared Diamond

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSWhy has human history unfolded so differently across the... [more]

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made (Patterns of Life)

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we...

Gaia Vince

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Social impact of environmental issues

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PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSIn recent decades human beings have altered the planet beyond... [more]

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Why Can't We Sleep?

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Why Can't We Sleep?

Darian Leader

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Sleep & dreams; Sleep disorders & therapy; Popular psychology

Paperback

One in four adults sleeps badly. Sleeping pill prescriptions have increased dramatically over the last three decades, as have... [more]

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Caroline Criado Perez

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society

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She exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

It has the power to do vastly more for gender equality than any number of feminist manifestos ... revolutionary to a glorious... [more]

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our...

Sang-Hee Lee

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

In this captivating bestseller, Korea's first paleoanthropologist offers fresh insights into humanity's dawn and evolution.... [more]

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Statistics 101: From Data Analysis and Predictive Modeling to Measuring Distribution and Determining Probability, Your Essential Guide to Statistics

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Statistics 101: From Data Analysis and Predictive Modeling to Measuring...

David Borman

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; Probability & statistics

Paperback

A comprehensive guide to statistics-with information on collecting, measuring, analyzing, and presenting statistical data-continuing... [more]

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The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age

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The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age

Steven R. Gundry, M.D.

Psychology of ageing; Medicine; Maturation & ageing; Coping with old age; Fitness & diet

Paperback

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradox comes a groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy,... [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

Paperback

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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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

Francis Pryor

Landscape art & architecture; History; British & Irish history; Landscape archaeology; Regional geography

Paperback

Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear witness to the shifting patterns of human life... [more]

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Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

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Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

Matt Parker

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Humour

Paperback

We would all be better off if everyone saw mathematics as a practical ally. Sadly, most of us fear maths and seek to avoid... [more]

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Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

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Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

David K Hecht (Bowdoin College), Emilio Lobato (Illinois State University), Corrine Zimmerman (Illinois State University)

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Bio-ethics

Paperback

Case studies, personal accounts, and analysis show how to recognize and combat pseudoscience in a post-truth world. [more]

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