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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America...

Richard Rothstein

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social discrimination; Central government policies; Housing law; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Rothstein has presented what I consider to be the most forceful argument ever published on how federal, state, and local governments... [more]

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

Matthew J. James

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Evolution

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The story of the 1905-1906 voyage by the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, during which over 78,000... [more]

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

Barbara Demeneix

Child & developmental psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Abnormal psychology; Medicine; Neurosciences

Hardback

In today's world, everyone carries in their bloodstream a toxic assortment of dozens of industrially produced chemicals. Not... [more]

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Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence

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Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence...

Richard Yonck

Mathematics & Sciences; Artificial intelligence; Computer vision; User interface design & usability

Hardback

For Readers of Ray Kurzweil and Michio Kaku, a New Look at the Cutting Edge of Artificial Intelligence [more]

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The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe

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The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Life, the universe and everything from science communicator extraordinaire Brian Clegg [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Political ideologies; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

Hardback

The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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The Continental Drift Controversy: Volume 1, Wegener and the Early Debate

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The Continental Drift Controversy: Volume 1, Wegener and the Early Debate...

Henry R. Frankel

Mathematics & Sciences; Geological surface processes (geomorphology); Historical geology

Paperback

The definitive account of the early debate over Wegener's theory of continental drift, based on extensive interviews and archival... [more]

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Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia: A Person-Centred Integrated Care Approach

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Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia: A Person-Centred Integrated...

Shibley Rahman

Care of the elderly; Medicine

Paperback

Focusing on how to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes and home care, this book highlights the foundations... [more]

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Religion Within Reason

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Religion Within Reason

Steven M. Cahn

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Spirituality & religious experience; Philosophy of science; History of science

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In the views of most believers and critics, religion is essentially connected to the existence of a supernatural deity. If... [more]

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Algebra: Polynomials, Galois Theory, and Applications

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Algebra: Polynomials, Galois Theory, and Applications

Frederic Butin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Precise, self-contained treatment advances from introductory material to extensions that contribute to a comprehensive understanding... [more]

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Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest Over Ukraine and the Caucasus

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Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest Over Ukraine and the Caucasus...

Gerard Toal

History; Comparative politics; Political structure & processes; Political leaders & leadership; Political geography

Paperback

In sum, by showing how and why local regional disputes quickly develop into global crises through the paired power of historical... [more]

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Paperback

This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

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The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible

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The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible

Chanan Tigay

Biography: general; Historical geography; Archaeology; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Geographical discovery & exploration

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From Chanan Tigay, a gripping account of one man's quest to find the oldest Bible in the world and solve the riddle of the... [more]

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Sustainability

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Sustainability

Leslie Paul Thiele

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The pursuit of sustainability has generated lifestyle changes for individuals across the globe; innovations within the arts... [more]

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In Praise of Mathematics

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In Praise of Mathematics

Alain Badiou, Gilles Haeri

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy of mathematics

Paperback

Why bother to praise mathematics when you claim, as Alain Badiou does, that philosophy is first and foremost a metaphysics... [more]

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Skeptic

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Skeptic

Michael Shermer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In Skeptic, Michael Shermer turns a critical eye toward questions big, small, and trivial. His trademark combination of... [more]

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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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The Art of Astrophotography

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The Art of Astrophotography

Ian Morison

Photographic equipment & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book provides a step-by-step guide of how anyone can capture and produce beautiful astronomical images, for beginners... [more]

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Eating Ourselves Sick

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Eating Ourselves Sick

Louise Stephen

Medicine; Personal & public health; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

An expose on how the food of this era is destroying our health. [more]

$34.99

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The Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for it Every Time

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The Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for it Every...

Maria Konnikova

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

An investigation into the minds, motives and methods of con artists by a New York Times bestselling psychologist [more]

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Climate Change: Treaties and Policies in the Trump Era

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Climate Change: Treaties and Policies in the Trump Era

Alan Moran

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Alan Moran has been a prominent writer on regulatory matters for thirty years. He was the inaugural head of the Australian... [more]

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Smart Fat: Eat More Fat. Lose More Weight. Get Healthy Now.

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Smart Fat: Eat More Fat. Lose More Weight. Get Healthy Now.

Steven Masley, Jonny Bowden

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

The age-old question of “What should we eat to be healthy and lose weight” has been argued for decades, creating... [more]

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The Brilliant Outsider

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The Brilliant Outsider

Robert Wainwright

Biography; Biography: general; First World War; Second World War; Inventions & inventors; Climbing & mountaineering

Paperback

George Ingle Finch, mountaineer, soldier, scientist, rebellious spirit, boy from the bush, was in his day one of the most... [more]

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

Dave Ingham

Poultry farming; Gardening; Farm & working animals

Paperback

Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old and a natural extension for anyone who has a veggie patch. This book is... [more]

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A Common Sense Guide to Aged Care: Choosing the Right Kind of Care for You or Your Loved One

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A Common Sense Guide to Aged Care: Choosing the Right Kind of Care for You...

Deborah Smith

Medicine; Coping with old age

Paperback

A supportive book written to help people make informed and balanced decisions about how to best care for their loved ones... [more]

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