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Headhunters: The Pioneers of Neuroscience

Headhunters: The Pioneers of Neuroscience (Paperback)

By Shephard, Ben

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How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This book traces the intellectual journey of four men who met at Cambridge in the 1890s and whose lives interlinked for the next three decades - William Rivers, Grafton Elliot Smith, Ch ...

ISBN 9780099565734
Published 24 June 2015 by Vintage
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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution
 

The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution (Hardback)

By Prothero, Donald R.

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Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping, scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these objects and fully interpreting t ...

ISBN 9780231171908
Release Date 15 July 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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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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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Earthquake Storms: The Fascinating History and Volatile Future of the San Andreas Fault

Earthquake Storms: The Fascinating History and Volatile Future of the San Andreas Fault (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Dvorak, John

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The lives of millions will be changed after it breaks, and yet so few people understand it, or even realize it runs through their backyard. Dvorak reveals the San Andreas Fault s fascinating history and its volatile future.

ISBN 9781605986852
Published 5 April 2015 by Pegasus Books
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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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Great Scientists, Mad Science: Incredible Inventions and Absurd Ideas from the Most Brilliant Minds in History

Great Scientists, Mad Science: Incredible Inventions and Absurd Ideas from the Most Brilliant Minds in History (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Levy, Joel

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Explores the lives of some of history's exceptional scientists, contrasting their quests for the incredible and the absurd with their more conventional achievements and inventions, asking whether the latter would have been possible without the former.

ISBN 9781905745340
Published 1 May 2015 by VISION Paperbacks
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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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