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              The Story of English in 100 Words
               

              The Story of English in 100 Words (Paperback, Main)

              By Crystal, David; Illustrated by Goldsmith, Mike

              • RRP: $28.99
              • $22.61
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              Featuring Latinate and Celtic words, weasel words and nonce-words, ancient word ('loaf') to advanced ('twittersphere') and spanning the indispensable words that shape our tongue ('and', 'what') to the more fanciful ('fopdoodle'), the author takes us along the winding byways of la...nguage via the rude, the obscure and the downright surprising.
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              ISBN 9781846684289
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher Profile Books Ltd
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Language (English)
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              Discord: The Story of Noise

              Discord: The Story of Noise (Paperback)

              By Goldsmith, Mike

              • RRP: $28.99
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              As humankind creates ever more noise, the battle to manage and control it intensifies. Mike Goldsmith considers the long history of that battle, explains the science and physiology, explores how new scientific approaches may affect the future of sound, and looks at how discord an...d dissonance are put to use in music, medicine, and even the military.
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              ISBN 9780199687794
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Waves: A Very Short Introduction

              Waves: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Goldsmith, Mike

              • RRP: $18.99
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              From sound waves to gravitational waves, and from waves of light to crashing rollers on the ocean, Mike Goldsmith explores the fundamental features shared by all waves in the natural world, and considers the range of phenomena resulting from wave motion, including reflection, dif...fraction, and polarization in light, and beats and echoes in sound.
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              ISBN 9780198803782
              Released NZ 6 Dec 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Geometry (Inside Mathematics): Understanding Shapes and Sizes

              Geometry (Inside Mathematics): Understanding Shapes and Sizes (Paperback)

              By Goldsmith, Mike

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $29.99
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              Inside Mathematics: Geometry introduces the amazing people who figured out how shapes work and how they can be used to unlock secrets of nature. Written to engage, and enthuse young people, it show readers how ideas of long-dead geniuses ended up in their homework assignment: Tri...gonometry is not just about triangles.
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              ISBN 9781627951388
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Shelter Harbor Press
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              Inside Mathematics: Algebra to Calculus: Unlocking Math's Amazing Power

              Inside Mathematics: Algebra to Calculus: Unlocking Math's Amazing Power (Paperback)

              By Goldsmith, Mike; Edited by Jackson, Tom

              • RRP: $29.99
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              How do you make a decision with numbers? You have to use a kind of math called Boolean algebra-it's a little strange because it only ever uses two numbers: 1 or 0, and 1+1 always equals 1. Despite this weirdness, this algebra is used to create the nanoscale circuits in every micr...ochip.
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              ISBN 9781627951173
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Shelter Harbor Press
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