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Volcanoes & Earthquakes

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Volcanoes & Earthquakes

Chiara Maria Petrone, Roberto Scandone, Alex Whittaker

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A fully illustrated and engaging introduction to earthquakes, volcanoes and plate tectonics. [more]

$29.99

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The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

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The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried...

Jon Gertner

Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment; Global warming; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A riveting account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand Greenland's rapidly melting ice: a dramatic harbinger... [more]

$39.99

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Earth Emotions: New Words for a New World

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Earth Emotions: New Words for a New World

Glenn A. Albrecht

Psychology: emotions; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

As climate change and development pressures overwhelm the environment, our emotional relationships with Earth are also in... [more]

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America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization: A new investigation into the mysteries of the human past by the bestselling author of Fingerprints of the Gods and Magicians of the Gods

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America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization: A new investigation...

Graham Hancock

History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Prehistoric archaeology; Conspiracy theories; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Could shattering secrets about the deep past of humanity await discovery in North America? [more]

$32.99

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Apocalypse 1692: Empire, Slavery and the Great Port Royal Earthquake

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Apocalypse 1692: Empire, Slavery and the Great Port Royal Earthquake

Ben Hughes

History; British & Irish history; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Slavery & abolition of slavery; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Built on sugar, slaves, and piracy, Jamaica's Port Royal was the jewel in England's quest for empire until a devastating earthquake... [more]

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Earth from Space

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Earth from Space

Michael Bright, Chloe Sarosh

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

Hardback

Whether it's the world's largest beaver dam - so remote it was only discovered through satellite imagery - or newly formed... [more]

$55.00

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Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa's Iconic Cats

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Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa's Iconic...

Andrew Loveridge

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

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

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The Wood: The  Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

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The Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

John Lewis-Stempel

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life; The Earth: natural history general; Travel & holiday

Hardback

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER by 'Indisputably, one of the best nature-writers of his generation' (Country Life) BBC Radio 4... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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Human Caused Global Warming

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Human Caused Global Warming

Tim Ball Phd

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Weather

Paperback

This book examines the claims of human induced global warming made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)... [more]

$39.00

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Water: Exploring the Blue Planet

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Water: Exploring the Blue Planet

Markus Eisl, Gerald Mansberger, Paul Schreilechner

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences; Drought & water supply; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

An encyclopaedia and an atlas of water on planet Earth featuring astonishingly detailed photographs from cameras aboard orbiting... [more]

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Australia's Volcanoes

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Australia's Volcanoes

Russ Ferrett

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Australia's Volcanoes will take you on a journey of discovery through Australia's volcanic upheaval. The book explains what... [more]

$32.99

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Earthquake: Nature and Culture

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Earthquake: Nature and Culture

Andrew Robinson

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Beijing and Jakarta, Tehran and Tokyo, Istanbul and Los Angeles are among the more than 60 large cities at risk from an earthquake.... [more]

$34.99

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Deserts: A Very Short Introduction

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Deserts: A Very Short Introduction

Nick Middleton (St. Anne's College, Oxford)

Mathematics & Sciences; Arid zones, deserts; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction Nick Middleton tells the story of the desert, demonstrating its beautiful landscapes and remarkable... [more]

$15.95

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The Cloudspotter's Guide

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The Cloudspotter's Guide

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

A runaway Top Ten hardback bestseller becomes a must-have non-fiction paperback for summer 2007. [more]

$22.99

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Waters of the World: The story of the scientists who unravelled the mysteries of our seas, glaciers, and atmosphere - and made the planet whole

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Waters of the World: The story of the scientists who unravelled the mysteries...

Sarah Dry

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Oceanography (seas); Meteorology & climatology; Weather

Paperback

How is the climate where you are? And how did it get that way? How does the great complex global interaction of ice, ocean,... [more]

$35.00

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Europe: The First 100 Million Years

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Europe: The First 100 Million Years

Tim Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Accompanying the release of his new book Life: Selected Writings, this new format of Europe presents one of Tim Flannery's... [more]

$24.99

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What Does Rain Smell Like?: 100 fascinating questions on the wild ways of the weather

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What Does Rain Smell Like?: 100 fascinating questions on the wild ways of...

Simon King, OBE, Clare Nasir

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Earth sciences; Weather

Paperback

Why doesn't rain fall all at once? Can technology change the track of a hurricane? What's the weather like on other planets?<br... [more]

$27.99

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

William Atkins

Arid zones, deserts; The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing

Paperback

But for those whose call deserts home, the 'hideous blanks' described by explorers are rich in resources and significance.<br... [more]

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Reeds Weather Handbook 2nd edition

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Reeds Weather Handbook 2nd edition

Frank Singleton

Meteorology & climatology; Navigation & seamanship; Weather; Boating

Paperback

The comprehensive pocket guide --Back cover. [more]

$19.99

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The Sea: 365 reflections

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The Sea: 365 reflections

Pyramid

Poetry; The Earth: natural history general; Gift books

Paperback

Throughout history, legend and myth, the sea has symbolized power and freedom, strength and serenity and has inspired poets,... [more]

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The Semantic Theory of Evolution

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The Semantic Theory of Evolution

Marcello Barbieri

Cellular biology (cytology); Human biology; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Originally published in 1985, The Semantic Theory of Evolution addresses the notion that life is not shaped by the single... [more]

$189.00

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Homo Sapiens: From Man to Demigod

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Homo Sapiens: From Man to Demigod

Bernhard Rensch

Social & cultural anthropology; Human biology; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved... [more]

$189.00

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Homo Faber: A Study of Man's Mental Evolution

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Homo Faber: A Study of Man's Mental Evolution

G. N. M. Tyrrell

Psychology; Parapsychological studies; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Originally published in 1951, Homo Faber is an examination of the scientific outlook on human mental evolution through the... [more]

$189.00

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Government by Natural Selection

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Government by Natural Selection

Hugh Taylor

History; Social & cultural history; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the... [more]

$189.00

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