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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Book 5 - Bryson
    The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century and has sold over 2 million copies.'Possibly the best scientific primer ever published.' Economist'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engagin... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

    The epic life story of the Atlantic Ocean from the bestselling author, Simon WinchesterIn a narrative tour de force, Simon Winchester dramatises the life story of the Atlantic Ocean, from its birth in the farther recesses of geological time to its eventual extinction millions of years in the future.At the core of the book is the story of mankind's complex relationship with this immense sea, which ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Map That Changed the World

    A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

    THE EXTRAORDINARY TALE OF THE FATHER OF MODERN GEOLOGYHidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first geological map of anywhere in the world. Its maker was a farmer's son named William Smith. Born in 1769 his life was troubled: he was imprisoned for debt, turned out of his home, his work was plagiarised, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Crack in the Edge of the World

    The Great American Earthquake of 1906

    A burgeoning new city is built on the dreams of the American gold rush. It is also built upon a landscape that has been stretching, sliding and breaking apart for millennia. In 1906 the dreams of this city came crashing down beneath the rippling wave of a horrifying earthquake that turned roads into great rippling rivers, that set buildings ablaze for days on end, that made homes collapse upon ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Men Who United the States: The Amazing Stories of the Explorers, Inventors and Mavericks Who Made America

    From bestselling author Simon Winchester, the extraordinary story of how America was united into a single nation.For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum – out of many, one – has been featured on America’s official government seals and stamped on its currency. But how did America become ‘one nation, indivisible’? In this monumental history, Simon Winchester addresses this question, introducing ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • A History of the World in Twelve Maps

    by Jerry Brotton ...
    Jerry Brotton is the presenter of the acclaimed BBC4 series 'Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession'. Here he tells the story of our world through maps.Throughout history, maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world, and our place in it. But far from being purely scientific objects, world maps are unavoidably ideological and subjective, intimately bound up with the systems of power ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Earth: An Intimate History (Text Only)

    This ebook edition does not include illustrations.‘The Earth is a true delight: full of awe-inspiring details… it blends travel, history, reportage and science to creat an unforgettable picture of our ancient earth.’ Sunday TimesThe face of the Earth, criss-crossed by chains of mountains like the scars of old wounds has changed constantly over billions of years, and the testament of the remote ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Supercontinent

    10 Billion Years In The Life Of Our Planet

    by Ted Nield ...
    The shifting continents of the Earth are heading for inevitable collision: 250 million years from now, all the land masses on this planet will come together in a single, gigantic supercontinent which no human is ever likely to see. That future supercontinent will not be the first to form on Earth, nor will it be the last. Each cycle lasts half a billion years, making it the grandest of all the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Geology: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

    by David Rothery ...
    What processes and physical materials have shaped the planet we live on? Why do earthquakes happen? And what can geology teach us about contemporary issues such as climate change?From volcanoes and glaciers to fossils and rock formations, this user-friendly book gives a structured and thorough overview of the geology of planet Earth and beyond. Geology: A Complete Introduction outlines the basics ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Edge of Memory

    Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World

    by Patrick Nunn ...
    In today's society it is generally the written word that holds the authority. We are more likely to trust the words found in a history textbook over the version of history retold by a friend – after all, human memory is unreliable, and how can you be sure your friend hasn't embellished the facts? But before humans were writing down their knowledge, they were telling it to each other in the form of ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Trilobite! (Text Only)

    This ebook edition does not include illustrations.‘In Richard Fortey’s capable hands the humble grey trilobite has been transformed into the E.T. of the Lower Palaeozoic – a remarkable and fascinating book.’ SIMON WINCHESTERRichard Fortey is one of Britain’s leading popular scientists. Life: An Unauthorised Biography, was short-listed for the Rhone Poulenc prize and has been reprinted five times. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Rocks and Minerals of The World

    Geology for Kids - Minerology and Sedimentology

    series Children's Rocks & Minerals Books
    Those stones you see might be an important mineral that the Earth creates. This book will open your child’s minds to the importance of the rocks and minerals you can dig up. It is a very informative book that is complete with images and just the right amount of texts too. Go ahead and get a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Atlantis the Great Flood and the Asteroid

    Atlantis the Great Flood and the Asteroid examines the evidence for an asteroid impact in early human prehistory which interrupted the progression of human development. It considers whether a large asteroid caused the Earth to shift its axis the Great Flood a Mass Extinction Event and possibly sank the island of Atlantis right where Plato said it was. Clues come from geology physics archeology ... Read more

    $10.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Survivors: The Animals and Plants that Time has Left Behind (Text Only)

    This ebook edition does not include illustrations.An awe-inspiring journey through the eons and across the globe, in search of visible traces of evolution in the living creatures which have survived from earlier times and whose stories speak to us of seminal events in the history of life.The history of life on Earth is far older – and far odder – than many of us realise. In ‘Survivors’, acclaimed ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Life: an Unauthorized Biography (Text Only)

    This ebook edition does not include illustrations.A magisterial exploration of the natural history of the first four thousand million years of life on and in the earth, by one of Britain’s most dazzling science writers.What do any of us know about the history of our planet before the arrival of man? Most of us have a dim impression of a swirling mass of dust solidifying to form a volcanic globe, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Under a Green Sky

    The Once and Potentially Future Greenhou

    by Peter D. Ward ...
    By looking backward at the course of great extinctions, a paleontologist sees what the future holds.More than 200 million years ago, a cataclysmic event known as the Permian extinction destroyed more than 90 percent of all species and nearly 97 percent of all living things. Its origins have long been a puzzle for paleontologists. During the 1990s and the early part of this century, a great battle ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Making Of The British Landscape

    From the Ice Age to the Present

    How much do we really know about the place we call 'home'? In this sweeping, timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain.*****Over the course of 12,000 years of continuous human occupation, the British landscape has been transformed form a European peninsula of glacier and tundra to an island of glittering cities and exquisite countryside.In this geographical journey through time, we ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Leviathan

    by Philip Hoare ...
    This edition does not include illustrations.The story of a man’s obsession with whales, which takes him on a personal, historical and biographical journey – from his childhood to his fascination with Moby-Dick and his excursions whale-watching.All his life, Philip Hoare has been obsessed by whales, from the gigantic skeletons in London’s Natural History Museum to adult encounters with the wild ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • No Apparent Danger

    The True Story of Volcanic Disaster at Galeras and Nevado Del Ruiz

    On January 14, 1993, a team of scientists descended into the crater of Galeras, a restless Andean volcano in southern Colombia, for a day of field research. As the group slowly moved across the rocky moonscape of the caldera near the heart of the volcano, Galeras erupted, its crater exploding in a barrage of burning rocks and glowing shrapnel. Nine men died instantly, their bodies torn apart by ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Earth Science Made Simple

    A Clear Introduction to the Science of Our Planet

    series Made Simple
    We see it every day, yet we understand so little about Earth. From minerals to meteorites, this book covers every aspect of the science of our world. It breaks this complex discipline into four major sections: geology, oceanography, meteorology, and planetary science, and it gives an overview of the processes of each. Complete with interactive experiments and a glossary, this book makes the study ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Geology of Australia

    This book documents the rich and spectacular heritage of the Australian continent over the last 4400 million years. Now in its third edition, The Geology of Australia provides a comprehensive overview of Australia's geology, landscapes and Earth resources. Beginning with the Precambrian rocks that hold clues to the origins of life and the development of an oxygenated atmosphere, it goes on to ... Read more

    $65.99 AUD

  • Annals of the Former World

    by John McPhee ...
    series Annals of the Former World
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning view of the continent, across the fortieth parallel and down through 4.6 billion yearsTwenty years ago, when John McPhee began his journeys back and forth across the United States, he planned to describe a cross section of North America at about the fortieth parallel and, in the process, come to an understanding not only of the science but of the style of the geologists ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum (Text Only)

    This edition does not include illustrations.‘Dry Store Room No. 1’ is an intimate biography of the Natural History Museum, celebrating the eccentric personalities who have peopled it and capturing the wonders of scientific endeavour, academic rigour and imagination.Behind the public façade of any great museum there lies a secret domain: one of unseen galleries, locked doors, priceless specimens ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917

    by Michael Punke ...
    From the #1 international bestselling author of The Revenant – the book that inspired the award-winning movie – comes the remarkable true story of the worst mining disaster in American history.In 1917, the lives of a company of miners changed forever when the underground labyrinth of tunnels in which they worked burst into flames. Within an hour, more than four hundred men would be locked in a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD