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An Underground Guide to Sewers: or Down, Through and Out in Paris, London, New York & co.

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An Underground Guide to Sewers: or Down, Through and Out in Paris, London,...

Stephen Halliday

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; History of engineering & technology; Sewage treatment & disposal; Advocate - History

Hardback

A global guide to sewers that celebrates the magnificently designed and engineered structures beneath the world's great cities.... [more]

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

David Pollock

Biography; Human geography; Conservation of the environment; Social impact of environmental issues; Animal husbandry

Paperback

A remarkable memoir detailing a heroic and unswerving commitment to renew the severely degraded land on Wooleen, a massive... [more]

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Civil engineering, surveying & building

Hardback

<b>The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Hardback

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. [more]

$46.95  $15.00

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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

Richard Holmes

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

Hardback

'Nominally a history of the hot air balloon, 'Falling Upwards' is really a history of hope and fantasy - and the quixotic... [more]

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Food or War

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Food or War

Julian Cribb

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Management of land & natural resources; Global warming; Sustainability; Sustainable agriculture

Paperback

Food is a central obsession in all cultures, the media, and society. Our future supply of food is filled with risk, and history... [more]

$18.95

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Nir Eyal

Psychology; Business innovation; Technology: general issues; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

With groundbreaking research and exclusive interviews, Nir Eyal, author of the bestselling Hooked, lays bare the processes... [more]

$29.99

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New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything

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New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything

New Scientist, Stephen Hawking, Graham Lawton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences; Space science

Paperback

A journey through life, the universe and everything. [more]

$22.99

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Lavoisier-the Crucial Year: The Background and Origin of His First Experiments on Combustion in 1772

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Lavoisier-the Crucial Year: The Background and Origin of His First Experiments...

Henry Guerlac

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry; Inventions & inventors

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The author explores the origins of the eighteenth-century chemical revolution as it centers on Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier's... [more]

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Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers

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Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers

DK

Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Inventions & inventors; Children's & Educational; Practical interests (Children's&YA); Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Educational: Technology

Paperback

This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics... [more]

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Einstein on the Run: How Britain Saved the World's Greatest Scientist

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Einstein on the Run: How Britain Saved the World's Greatest Scientist

Andrew Robinson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

The first account of the role Britain played in Einstein's life--first by inspiring his teenage passion for physics, then... [more]

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Sludge: Disaster on Victoria's Goldfields

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Sludge: Disaster on Victoria's Goldfields

Susan Lawrence, Peter Davies

History; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Sludge The fascinating, troubling legacy of the gold rush Everyone knows gold made Victoria rich. But did you know... [more]

$34.99

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New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

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New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

James Bridle

Politics & government; Technology: general issues

Paperback

How the Information Age destroys knowledge [more]

$22.99

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One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon

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One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon

Charles Fishman

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

Paperback

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States would... [more]

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Talking to Robots: A Brief Guide to Our Human-Robot Futures

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Talking to Robots: A Brief Guide to Our Human-Robot Futures

David Ewing Duncan

Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Robotics

Paperback

Award-winning journalist David Ewing Duncan considers twenty-four visions of possible human-robot futures - incredible scenarios... [more]

$32.99

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Apollo in Perspective: Spaceflight Then and Now

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Apollo in Perspective: Spaceflight Then and Now

Jonathan Allday (The Royal Hospital School, Ipswich,UK)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Astronautics

Paperback

Explores Apollo space program and the technology that was used to land a man on the Moon. This book discusses the designs... [more]

$54.99

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Stone

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Stone

William Hall

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of architecture; Building construction & materials

Hardback

A fresh look at the beauty, diversity, and versatility of the world's most extraordinary stone architecture throughout time... [more]

$59.95

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Curious Recollections: Life in the Curiosity Show

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Curious Recollections: Life in the Curiosity Show

Rob Morrison

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Education; Media, information & communication industries; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Every child who grew up in Australia in the 70s and 80s remembers Curiosity Show, the science show that encouraged kids to... [more]

$24.95

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A Short History of Trains

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A Short History of Trains

Christian Wolmar

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; History of engineering & technology; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy.<br... [more]

$19.99

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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

Helen Jukes

Biography; Memoirs; Apiculture (beekeeping)

Paperback

A fascinating, insightful and inspiring account of a novice beekeeper's year of keeping a colony of honeybees, which will... [more]

$22.99

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Energy: A Human History

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Energy: A Human History

Richard Rhodes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Energy technology & engineering

Paperback

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

$24.99

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On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating it

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On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating...

Matthew Evans

Society & Social Sciences; Ethical issues & debates; Animal husbandry; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Challenges both vegans and carnivores in the battle for a new ethics of eating. [more]

$32.99

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo... [more]

$26.99

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Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency

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Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency

Patrice Newell

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainable agriculture; Organic farming; Health & wholefood cookery

Paperback

In an era of rapid climate change, this vital account of how agriculture can address major issues is an Australian story with... [more]

$35.00

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Space Settlements

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Space Settlements

Fred Scharmen

History of architecture; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

Paperback

In the summer of 1975, NASA brought together a team of physicists, engineers, and space scientists-along with architects,... [more]

$48.99

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