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History's Greatest Discoveries and the People Who Made Them

History's Greatest Discoveries and the People Who Made Them (Paperback)

By Levy, Joel

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History's Greatest Discoveries takes a lighthearted but informative look at fifty of the most important and spectacular discoveries in the history of science and exploration.

ISBN 9781743363775
Published 25 March 2015 by Murdoch Books
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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 1 July 2014 by Oxford University Press
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Darwin on Evolution: Words of Wisdom from the Father of Evolution
 

Darwin on Evolution: Words of Wisdom from the Father of Evolution (Hardback)

By Darwin, Charles

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The father of evolution imbibed history with his controversial book On the Origin of Species. As a young scientist studying natural history, Charles Darwin set out on the HMS Beagle for a five-year voyage that would bring him in contact with animal species, plant species, and roc ...

ISBN 9781632206664
Release Date 2 September 2015 by Skyhorse Publishing
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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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Science Year by Year

Science Year by Year (Hardback)

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Offers a guide to the discoveries that changed the world. This title looks at our heritage of invention and explores how science has shaped the past and how it may shape the future.

ISBN 9781409316138
Published 25 September 2013 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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Imagination and a Pile of Junk: A Droll History of Inventors and Inventions

Imagination and a Pile of Junk: A Droll History of Inventors and Inventions (Paperback)

By Norton, Trevor

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A droll history of inventors and inventions

ISBN 9781444732580
Published 11 August 2015 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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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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Gorillas in the Mist
 

Gorillas in the Mist (Paperback)

By Fossey, Dian

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Inspiring the award-winning film, Fossey's 13 years experience in the remote African rain forests with the endangered mountain gorillas are accounted in this classic work, which remains an enduring testament to one of the longest field studies of primates. Photos.

ISBN 9780618083602
Published 16 November 2000 by Houghton Mifflin
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Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe

Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Livio, Mario

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Mario Livio shows how even geniuses made major mistakes and how their errors were an essential aspect to achieving scientific breakthroughs

ISBN 9781439192375
Published 1 July 2014 by Simon & Schuster
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