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              Sand and Silicon: Science that Changed the World
                

              Sand and Silicon: Science that Changed the World (Hardback)

              By McWhan, Denis

              • RRP: $108.99
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              This is a story about sand and how science and silicon changed our lives. Over the last century science taught us to take this common material and make the products on which we depend - computer chips, solar cells and optical fibers. This book relates the underlying scientific di...scoveries to the products made from sand.
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              ISBN 9780199640270
              Released NZ 6 Mar 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology
                

              The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Davis, Frederick

              • RRP: $55.99
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              First scientific biography of Archie Carr (1909-1987), the world's authority on the ecology and conservation of sea turtles for most of his distinguished career.

              ISBN 9780199913824
              Released NZ 30 Aug 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Oldridge, Darren

              • RRP: $18.99
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              The Devil has fascinated writers and theologians since the time of the New Testament, and inspired many dramatic and haunting works of art. Today he remains a potent image in popular culture. The Devil: A Very Short Introduction presents an introduction to the Christian Devil thr...ough the history of ideas and the lives of real people.
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              ISBN 9780199580996
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery
               

              Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery (Hardback)

              By Waterston, Elizabeth

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              Each chapter of 'Magic Island' discusses a different Montgomery book, following their progression chronologically. Waterston draws parallels between Montgomery's internal 'island', her personal life, her professional career, and the characters in her novels.

              ISBN 9780195430035
              Released NZ 30 Apr 2009
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Ince, Darrel

              • RRP: $18.99
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              Computers form a vital part of most people's lives. But what is the nature of the computer? How does it work? What will the next generations of computers look like? Darrel Ince looks at the basic concepts behind all computers; the range of their uses, the effects of computers in ...the workplace, and novel forms such as quantum computers.
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              ISBN 9780199586592
              Released NZ 6 Dec 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy
                

              The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy (Hardback)

              By Auerswald, Philip

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              Large countries with burgeoning populations such as China, India, and Brazil have economies that have grown exponentially over the last few decades, and projections indicate that they will continue to do so for some time to come. This book argues that this introduction of the maj...ority of the world's population into the global economy should be considered a source of great opportunity. Auerswald links personal, social entrepreneurship narratives with global movements, in which 'the rise of the rest' are not threats to the world's stability but rather unique opportunities to discover new pathways toward progress and prosperity.
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              ISBN 9780199795178
              Released NZ 26 Apr 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Australia: A Very Short Introduction
                

              Australia: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Morgan, Professor Kenneth

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              In this Very Short Introduction, Kenneth Morgan provides a wide-ranging and thematic introduction to modern Australia; examining the main features of its history, geography, and culture and drawing attention to the distinctive features of Australian life and its indigenous popula...tion and culture.
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              ISBN 9780199589937
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Objectivity is both an essential and elusive philosophical concept. This Very Short Introduction explores the theoretical and practical problems raised by objectivity, and also deals with the way in which particular understandings of objectivity impinge on social research, scienc...e, and art.
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              ISBN 9780199606696
              Released NZ 8 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Save the World on Your Own Time
                

              Save the World on Your Own Time (Paperback)

              By Fish, Stanley

              • RRP: $28.99
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              [Save the World on Your Own Time] is invariably smart, stimulating, and provocative. It is filled with insights and crackles with verve. It is a joy to take in. --Texas Law Review

              ISBN 9780199892976
              Released NZ 31 May 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures
                

              Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Bridges are remarkable structures. Often vast, immense, and sometimes beautiful, they can be icons of cities. David Blockley explains how to read a bridge, how they stand up, and how engineers design them to be so strong. He examines the engineering problems posed by bridges, and... considers their cultural, aesthetic, and historical importance.
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              ISBN 9780199645725
              Released NZ 8 May 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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