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            The New Farm: Contemporary Rural Architecture
             

            The New Farm: Contemporary Rural Architecture (Hardback)

            By Gregory, Daniel P.; Foreword by Abby, Rockefeller

            • RRP: $95.50
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            • Pre Release International

            The New Farm delves into fourteen farms across America, Europe and Australia to portray the reinvention of traditions for today's contemporary design and organic farming --

            ISBN 9781616898144
            Released NZ 12 May 2020
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 12 May 2020
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            Dirt to Soil: One Family's Journey into Regenerative Agriculture
             

            Dirt to Soil: One Family's Journey into Regenerative Agriculture (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brown, Gabe; White, Courtney

            • RRP: $42.50
            • $42.50
            • In Stock US

            At the turn of the 1990s, Gabe Brown and his wife, Shelly, bought a farm near Bismarck, North Dakota and began growing grains and raising cattle using heavy tillage, herbicides, insecticides, and artificial fertilizer. Brown demonstrates in Dirt to Soil his tried-and-true solutio...ns to our most pressing and complex contemporary agricultural challenge, which lies right beneath our feet.
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            ISBN 9781603587631
            Released NZ 11 Oct 2018
            Publisher Chelsea Green Publishing Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Construction Skills
             

            Construction Skills (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Costin, Glenn P.

            • RRP: $121.50
            • $121.50
            • Pub Date
              16 Oct 20

            Learn to stay safe with comprehensive coverage of the technical and regulatory changes that you need to know about working safely at heights, on scaffolding and elevated work platforms, and with powder-actuated tools. Construction Skills 2e is designed for easy learning with end-...of-chapter worksheets, explanation and definition of terms, coverage of regulation and codes, real-world examples and practical demonstrations. The author covers core units and important safety areas from Certificate III in Carpentry/Carpentry and Joinery, Certificate III in Plumbing and across the trades. Written to competency units: - CPCCCM2010: Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres - CPCPCM2055A: Work safely on roofs - CPCCCM2007B: Use explosive power tools - CPCCCM3001: Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres - CPCCCM2008B: Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding The bestselling Building Skills series addresses the key competencies of the Certificate III in Carpentry. Series titles are built for learning with colour photographs and illustrations, online tools, and concepts explored in context to help your understanding. Work Health and Safety (WHS) icons identify critical points for concern and student activities help you apply the knowledge and skills.
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            ISBN 9780170444422
            Published NZ 16 Oct 2020
            Publisher Cengage Learning Australia
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Joy of iPhotography: Smart pictures from your smart phone

            The Joy of iPhotography: Smart pictures from your smart phone (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hollingsworth, Jack

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $19.49
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            The iPhone is the most amazing camera you'll every have, not because of megapixels or any other technical measure, but because it's always there. You do it so often you dn't even think of it as photography. But it is.

            ISBN 9781781573563
            Released NZ 13 Dec 2016
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age General Audience
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            John Harrison and the Quest for Longitude

            John Harrison and the Quest for Longitude (Hardback, Revised edition)

            By Betts, Jonathan; Observatory Greenwich, Royal

            • RRP: $42.50
            • $42.50
            • Temporarily out of stock

            Following one of the most inspiring and fascinating stories linked to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, this book centres on the life and achievements of John Harrison - designer and builder of the first accurate marine timekeepers.

            ISBN 9781906367695
            Released NZ 13 Feb 2020
            Publisher National Maritime Museum
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Indian Railways
              

            Indian Railways (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Debroy, Bibek

            • RRP: $64.99
            • $51.99
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            • Pub Date
              16 Jul 20

            The railways did more than link India - they brought its people together, changing histories, forging destinies, and building a legacy. This sumptuously illustrated book traces that history from the early plans of the 1830s - from the laying of the first line, and the expansion o...f the train network into the heart of the country, to the role of the railways in India's momentous freedom movement and the high-speed Diamond Quadrilateral project. Indian Railways does more than celebrate the awe-inspiring bridges, stations, tunnels, and locomotives of the railway system. It traces the development of technology, explores the operational and commercial aspects of train travel, and documents the railways' transition from a colonial tool of expansion and trade to an intricate system with a distinct national identity. Most of all, it tells the story of the people who built and planned the railways and the locomotives that ran on them - their vision, their triumphs and tragedies, and their legacy.
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            ISBN 9780241414842
            Released NZ 16 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 16 Jul 2020
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            Girl Decoded: My Quest to Make Technology Emotionally Intelligent - and Change the Way We Interact Forever

            Girl Decoded: My Quest to Make Technology Emotionally Intelligent - and Change the Way We Interact Forever (Hardback)

            By el Kaliouby, Rana

            • RRP: $48.00
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            We are entering an empathy crisis. So much of our communication is conveyed through non-verbal cues - facial expressions, tone of voice, body language - nuances that are completely lost when we interact through our smartphones and other technology. The result is a digital univers...e that's emotion-blind - a society lacking in empathy. Rana al Kaloubi discovered this when she left Cairo, a newly-married, Muslim woman, to take up her place at Cambridge University to study computer science. Many thousands of miles from home, she began to develop systems to help her better connect with her family. She started to pioneer the new field of Emotional Intelligence (EI). She now runs her company, Affectiva (the industry-leader in this emerging field) that builds EI into our technology and develops systems that understand humans the way we understand one another. In a captivating memoir, Girl Decoded chronicles el Kaliouby's mission to humanise technology and what she learns about humanity along the way.
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            ISBN 9780241451564
            Released NZ 23 Apr 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker
             

            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker (Hardback)

            By Ord, Toby

            • RRP: $80.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            We stand at a precipice - a point where the future is at stake. Humanity has come so far: ten thousand generations, each building on the work of their ancestors to reach the heights of culture and technology we see today. If we choose, we can continue this grand project, with eno...ugh time to end disease, poverty and injustice, and to fulfil our potential. But this future is at risk: for the first time, our power has grown so great that we have the ability to destroy ourselves. The Precipice is a clear-eyed look at the risks that we face, from the familiar, such as nuclear war and climate change, to the emerging, such as biotechnology and advanced artificial intelligence. It argues that ending these risks has become one of the most important moral issues of our time. What do we owe to the generations that follow us? This is an inspiring vision of human history, the legacy we will leave behind, and the steps we must take to work towards a brighter future.
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            ISBN 9781526600219
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Cosmic Revolutionary's Handbook: (Or: How to Beat the Big Bang)

            The Cosmic Revolutionary's Handbook: (Or: How to Beat the Big Bang) (Hardback)

            By Barnes, Luke A.; Lewis, Geraint F.

            • RRP: $35.99
            • $35.99
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            For all those who wonder about our bizarre universe, and those who want to overthrow the big bang, this book gives you 'just the facts': the observations that have shaped established ideas and theories. The authors pull back the curtains, and show how cosmology really works.

            ISBN 9781108486705
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Practical Self-sufficiency: The complete guide to sustainable living today

            Practical Self-sufficiency: The complete guide to sustainable living today (Hardback)

            By Strawbridge, Dick; Strawbridge, James

            • RRP: $70.00
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            Find your route to a more sustainable lifestyle with Dick Strawbridge, of Channel 4's Escape to the Chateau, and his son James. Wherever you live - be it a small terraced house like James or a rural smallholding - this new edition of Practical Self-sufficiency contains invaluable... advice on making the most of your own resources and making eco-friendly choices. You may simply want to embrace zero-waste, grow your own veg, or make small changes that can help the planet, or perhaps you are ready to explore off-grid living and a fully self-sufficient life. A comprehensive guide to modern sustainability, the book covers everything from how to conserve energy in the home, keep bees, and grow crops in an urban garden to recipes for smoking your own meat and fish, creating your own oat milk, and preparing your own greener cleaning products. Fully illustrated and easy to follow, with plenty of advice and anecdotes, Dick and James's book demonstrates that self-sufficiency doesn't have to mean huge upheaval. By making a few small changes and learning the importance of sustainable living, we all have the ability to help the planet.
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            ISBN 9780241400845
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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