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Murderous Contagion: A Human History of Disease

Murderous Contagion: A Human History of Disease (Paperback)

By Dobson, Mary

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Disease, plagues and epidemics and their deadly impact on human history.

ISBN 9781782069430
Published 9 December 2014 by Quercus Publishing Plc
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Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin

Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin (Hardback)

By Biehl, Janet

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The biography of Murray Bookchin, one of the most influential environmental thinkers of the twentieth century, written by Bookchin's personal collaborator and copyeditor.

ISBN 9780199342488
Published 24 August 2014 by Oxford University Press
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Triumphs of Experience
 

Triumphs of Experience (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Vaillant, George E.

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At a time when people are living into their tenth decade, the longest longitudinal study of human development ever undertaken offers welcome news for old age: our lives evolve in our later years and often become more fulfilling. Among the surprising findings: people who do well i ...

ISBN 9780674503816
Release Date 15 April 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World (Hardback)

By Johnson, Steven

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How did the advent of frozen TV dinners help give birth to at least four million babies? And what about our battle against dirt? How did that create the flat screen and the iPhone? This book is a celebration of ideas: how they happen and their sometimes unintended results.

ISBN 9781846148538
Published 19 November 2014 by Penguin
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Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
 

Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Primack, Richard B.

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Track the effects of a warming climate on Concord, Massachusetts' plants and animals. This book describes how warming temperatures have altered other aspects, from the dates when ice departs from Walden Pond in late winter, to the arrival of birds in the spring, to the population ...

ISBN 9780226272290
Release Date 15 April 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens
 

Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens (Hardback)

By Wulf, Andrea

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On a summer's day in June 1761, astronomers all over the world cast their eyes to the sky to witness a rare astronomical event: the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This title presents the story of Enlightenment science, and offers an informative slice of intellectual ...

ISBN 9780434021086
Published 15 May 2012 by Cornerstone
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The Universe: An Illustrated History of Astronomy

The Universe: An Illustrated History of Astronomy (Mixed media product/Mixed Media, Contains Hardback and Wallchart)

By Jackson, Tom

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100 discoveries that changed history, who did what when --cover.

ISBN 9780985323059
Published 1 March 2013 by Shelter Harbor Press
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Series Ponderables
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The World of Birds

The World of Birds (Hardback)

By Elphick, Jonathan

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A beautiful and definitive guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of birds.

ISBN 9781486302925
Published 1 September 2014 by CSIRO Publishing
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Fifty Minerals That Changed the Course of History
 

Fifty Minerals That Changed the Course of History (Hardback)

By Chaline, Eric

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Using the word 'minerals' in its broadest sense, Fifty Minerals that Changed the Course of History features the metals, alloys, rocks, organic minerals, and gemstones that humans have used as the building blocks of their material cultures.

ISBN 9781742379500
Published 1 August 2012 by Allen & Unwin
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A Concise History of Mathematics
  

A Concise History of Mathematics (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

By Struik, Dirk J.

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Traces development of concepts and techniques in mathematics and identifies important mathematicians of the past.

ISBN 9780486602554
Published 1 August 1987 by Dover Publications Inc.
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Series Dover Books on Mathematics
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