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The Earth Book: From the Beginning to the End of Our Planet, 250 Milestones in the History of Earth Science

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The Earth Book: From the Beginning to the End of Our Planet, 250 Milestones...

Jim Bell

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated look at 250 milestones in the history of our home planet, from celebrated geologist and planetary... [more]

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Snowling

linguistics; Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of specific learning difficulties & needs; Medicine; Neurosciences

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Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting... [more]

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Rotten Bodies: Class and Contagion in Eighteenth-Century Britain

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Rotten Bodies: Class and Contagion in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Kevin Siena

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History of medicine

Hardback

A revealing look at how the memory of the plague held the poor responsible for epidemic disease in eighteenth-century Britain... [more]

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

Jeffrey Masson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Psychology: emotions; Mathematics & Sciences; Farm & working animals

Paperback

`An unbelievably inspiring book' Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that pigs frequently throw... [more]

$22.99

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Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

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Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

Matt McCarthy

Medicine; Medical microbiology & virology; Biology, life sciences; Bacteriology (non-medical); Virology (non-medical)

Paperback

A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock... [more]

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

Samer Nashef

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

Paperback

The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories... [more]

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Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

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Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

Johnny Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

Running in something approaching chronological order, this book shows that every breakthrough in math represents a single... [more]

$22.99

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Charles Cockell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Britain's foremost astrobiologist offers an accessible and game-changing account of why life is like it is. [more]

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

David Whitehouse

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation [more]

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

John Browne

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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'An ode to the ways in which engineering has improved human civilisation' John Hennessy, Chairman, Alphabet 'A blueprint... [more]

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

Joshua Mezrich

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medicine; Transplant surgery

Paperback

A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery. [more]

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Society & Social Sciences; Drug-induced states; Mental health services; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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'It's as if we made entering gothic cathedrals illegal, or museums, or sunsets!' When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s,... [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched... [more]

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the world

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the...

David F Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

Paperback

It has never been more important than now to understand how to optimise the growth of crops plants in agriculture. As a result... [more]

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Science

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Science

Peter Moore, Mark Fray

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Features 50 of the influential scientists and 10 of the greatest scientific achievements. This guide explains scientific advances... [more]

$19.99

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Nonequilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics

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Nonequilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics

BernardH Lavenda

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

Paperback

Detailed development of the statistical basis of nonequilibrium thermodynamics, based on the mathematical theory of Brownian... [more]

$33.99

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Unsteady Transonic Flow

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Unsteady Transonic Flow

Marten Landahl

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

Topics include the equations of motion and their linearization, the low aspect rectangular wing, the delta wing of arbitrary... [more]

$24.99

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The Umbral Calculus

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The Umbral Calculus

Steven Roman

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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This introductory text explores Sheffer sequences and operators and their adjoints, the connection constants problem and duplication... [more]

$27.99

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Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet

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Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save...

Louise Bradford

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

There is little doubt that our beautiful planet is now under huge threat. We need to take action before it's too late, and... [more]

$16.99

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

Angela Saini

Ethnic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

`Roundly debunks racism's core lie - that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power' Reni Eddo-Lodge... [more]

$32.99

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

Ranjana Srivastava

Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

Paperback

In order to die well, we must be prepared to contemplate our mortality and to broach it with our loved ones. [more]

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

John C. Z. Woinarski, Sarah M. Legge, Chris R. Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

A discussion of the impact of cats, their relationship with people, and their management. [more]

$59.99

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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

Brian J. Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

Ever since Jurassic Park we thought we knew how dinosaurs lived their lives. In this remarkable new book, Brian J. Ford reveals... [more]

$24.99

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

Paperback

What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

$34.99

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece...

Michael Benson

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment; Fiction-related items; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

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

$29.99

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