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Tsunami: Nature and Culture

Tsunami: Nature and Culture (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hamblyn, Richard

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From the legend of Atlantis to the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, this book is a cultural, historical and scientific guide to one of the world's most spectacular and deadly natural phenomena.

ISBN 9781780233475
Published 1 February 2015
Interest Age All ages
Series Earth
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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
Interest Age Young Adults
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Island Epidemics

Island Epidemics (Hardback)

By Cliff, Andrew D.; etc.; Haggett, Peter; Smallman-Raynor, Matthew

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The authors show that the complex warfare of invasion and extinction observed by Darwin on the Galapagos for plants and animals applies today with equal force to the micro-organisms which lie behind many human diseases. A constant theme is the change in accessibility of remote is ...

ISBN 9780198288954
Published 1 June 2000 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Interest Age All ages
Series Oxford Geographical & Environmental Studies
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Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist
 

Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist (Hardback)

By Novotny, Vojtech

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Novotny, a leading tropical biologist, does Big Science in Papua New Guinea, one of the world's last wild frontiers. In this unique and delightfully engaging collection of notes and reflections, he brings to life with warmth and wisdom the place, the people, the doing of science ...

ISBN 9780199561650
Published 9 December 2009 by Oxford University Press
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Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote Places

Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote Places (Hardback)

By Lovegrove, Roger

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Renowned naturalist Roger Lovegrove has travelled to the world's remotest islands, from the South Seas to the Arctic Circle. They are beautiful, dangerous, and inspiring. Here he tells the story of twenty; each a self-contained habitat with a delicately-balanced ecosystem, and ea ...

ISBN 9780199606498
Published 13 November 2012 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science (Paperback)

By Jenkin, John

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This book is a joint biography of William and Lawrence Bragg, who reshaped science in the twentieth century with the development of X-ray crystallography, and by mentoring the mid-century discovery of the structure of DNA. Their stories are vivid examples of science teaching and ...

ISBN 9780199606702
Published 26 April 2011 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Notebooks from New Guinea: Reflections on Life, Nature, and Science from the Depths of the Rainforest
 

Notebooks from New Guinea: Reflections on Life, Nature, and Science from the Depths of the Rainforest (Paperback)

By Novotny, Vojtech

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Some of the world's most advanced work on biodiversity is being carried out deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea by a team including local tribes-people. Novotny's entertaining, engaging, and unique diaries reflect on the wisdom of the ancient culture, bringing to life the peo ...

ISBN 9780199609642
Published 11 August 2011 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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From Mineralogy to Geology: The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830

From Mineralogy to Geology: The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830 (Paperback, New edition)

By Laudan, Rachel

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A fine treatment of this critical time in geology's history. Although it goes against our standard histories of the field, Laudan defends her views convincingly. Her style is direct, with carefully reasoned personal opinions and interpretations clearly defined. --Jere H. Lipps, T ...

ISBN 9780226469478
Published 15 January 1987 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series Science & its conceptual foundations
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Inventing Atmospheric Science: Bjerknes, Rossby, Wexler, and the Foundations of Modern Meteorology

Inventing Atmospheric Science: Bjerknes, Rossby, Wexler, and the Foundations of Modern Meteorology (Hardback)

By Fleming, James Rodger

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The goal of meteorology is to portray everything atmospheric, everywhere, always, declared John Bellamy and Harry Wexler in 1960, soon after the successful launch of TIROS 1, the first weather satellite. Throughout the twentieth century, meteorological researchers have had global ...

ISBN 9780262033947
Published 15 January 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Island of the Colour-blind

Island of the Colour-blind (Paperback)

By Sacks, Oliver

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Always fascinated by islands, the author is drawn to the Pacific by reports of Pingelap, where one in twelve inhabitants is born totally colourblind; and to Guam, where he investigates a puzzling, paralyzing neurodegenerative disorder that has affected islanders there for over a ...

ISBN 9780330526104
Published 1 August 2012 by Pan Macmillan
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