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            Beyond These Shores: Aotearoa and the World
              

            Beyond These Shores: Aotearoa and the World (Paperback)

            Edited by Hall, Nina

            • RRP: $14.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Aug 20

            In recent years, more people are calling for an independent, values-based foreign policy - and parties of all political stripes are looking for new ideas to achieve that. This book brings together a diverse group of New Zealanders to outline their visions for New Zealand's role i...n the world.
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            ISBN 9781988545639
            Published NZ 10 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine
             

            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mosley, Dr Michael

            • RRP: $19.99
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            AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this c...oronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.
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            ISBN 9781760857592
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            People and Place: Why Where We Live Matters
              

            People and Place: Why Where We Live Matters (Paperback)

            By Morrison, Philip S.

            • RRP: $14.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Nov 20

            Where we live impacts our wellbeing - and so is a crucial element in public policy. This book provides an analysis of the research thus far and points to ways in which we can improve everyone's wellbeing through an awareness of the influence of geography.

            ISBN 9781988545837
            Published NZ 9 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            Series BWB Texts
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            Concise World Atlas: An Encyclopedia in an Atlas
              

            Concise World Atlas: An Encyclopedia in an Atlas (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            • Pub Date
              26 Sep 20

            The atlas of everything you need to know about our planet today. This encyclopedic view of our planet, fully revised and updated for the 8th edition, sets new standards in cartographic excellence. Created using the latest digital techniques and satellite data, high-definition map...s of the whole world are complemented by superb photographs, diagrams and topic maps. First published in 2001 and now in its 8th edition, this extensive atlas is an invaluable reference for home, school, and office. The opening section is a fascinating introduction to our world with a series of maps that illustrate its physical, political, economic, and demographic geography. The main section is a series of beautifully clear and concise maps that give a superb overview of the world's continents. Each page contains a wealth of extra information that helps to separate this atlas from so many others, including inset maps, photographs and text to help give a real flavour of the geography and culture of a region. New information in this edition includes everything from revised country names, such as eSwatini for Swaziland, to updated country statistics and population numbers. Linking all of this together is a fully cross-referenced index containing 80,000 place names, making Concise World Atlas a truly in-depth portrait of our planet.
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            ISBN 9780241317884
            Released NZ 26 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            A Short History of the World in 50 Places
             

            A Short History of the World in 50 Places (Hardback)

            By Field, Jacob F.

            • RRP: $41.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            Discover the most impactful and incredible episodes from human history, from the prehistoric era to the present day, through the perspective of fifty of the most important, and often surprising, places in the world.

            ISBN 9781789291971
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
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            The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World
             

            The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World (Hardback)

            By Musgrave, Toby

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            A fascinating life of Sir Joseph Banks which restores him to his proper place in history as a leading scientific figure of the English Enlightenment

            ISBN 9780300223835
            Released NZ 15 May 2020
            Publisher Yale University Press
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            Planting the World: Joseph Banks and His Collectors: an Adventurous History of Botany
             

            Planting the World: Joseph Banks and His Collectors: an Adventurous History of Botany (Hardback)

            By Goodman, Jordan

            • RRP: $64.99
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            • Pub Date
              2 Sep 20

            A global history of botany and plant collecting in 18th century based on original research in many languages.

            ISBN 9780007578832
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary
             

            The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary (Paperback)

            By Crampton, Caroline

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            • Internationally sourced

            Caroline Crampton was born on the Thames Estuary to parents who had sailed there from South Africa in the early 1980s. Having grown up with seafaring legs and a desire to explore, Caroline is both a knowledgeable guide to the most hidden-away parts of this overlooked and unfashio...nable part of the country, and a persuasive advocate for its significance, both historically and culturally. As one of the key entrances and exits to England, the estuary has been pivotal to London's economic fortunes and in defining its place in the world. It has also been the entry point for immigrants for generations, yet it has an ambivalent relationship with newcomers, and UKIP's popularity in the area is on the rise. As Caroline navigates the waters of the estuary, she also seeks out its stories: empty warehouses and arsenals; the Thames barrier, which guards the safety of Londoners more precariously than we might; ship wrecks still inhabited by the ghosts of the drowned; vast Victorian pumping stations which continue to carry away the capital's sewage; the river banks, layered with archaeological Anglo-Saxon treasures; literature inspired by its landscape; beacons used for centuries to guide boats through the dark and murky waterways of the estuary; the eerie Maunsell army forts - 24 metre high towers of concrete and steel which were built on concealed sandbanks at the far reaches of the estuary during the Second World War and designed to spot (and shoot) at incoming enemy planes; and the estuary's wildlife and shifting tidal moods.
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            ISBN 9781783784141
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Granta Books
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            An Atlas of Extinct Countries: The Remarkable (and Occasionally Ridiculous) Stories of 48 Nations That Fell off the Map
             

            An Atlas of Extinct Countries: The Remarkable (and Occasionally Ridiculous) Stories of 48 Nations That Fell off the Map (Hardback)

            By Defoe, Gideon

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            Stories of 48 Nations That Fell off the Map. An Atlas of Extinct Countries meets David Nicholl's Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse: a funny, fascinating, beautifully illustrated - and timely - history of countries that, for myriad and often ludicrous reasons, no longer exis...t
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            ISBN 9780008393854
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings
             

            Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings (Hardback)

            By Price, Neil

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            A definitive new history of the Vikings The Viking Age -- between 750 and 1050 -- saw an unprecedented expansion of the Scandinavian peoples. As traders and raiders, explorers and colonists, they reshaped the world between eastern North America and the Asian steppe. For a millenn...ium, though, their history has largely been filtered through the writings of their victims. Based on the latest archaeological and textual evidence, Children of Ash and Elm tells the story of the Vikings on their own terms: their politics, their cosmology, their art and culture. From Bjoern Ironside, who led an expedition to sack Rome, to Gudrid Thorbjarnardottir, the most traveled woman in the world, Price shows us the real Vikings, not the caricatures they've become in popular culture and history.
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            ISBN 9780465096985
            Released NZ 9 Jun 2020
            Publisher INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
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