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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson

    series Bryson #5
    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.'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engaging, and well-informed guide' The TimesBill Bryson describes himself as ... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Map That Changed the World

    A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

    by Simon Winchester

    The extraordinary tale of the father of modern geology.Hidden 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 beset by troubles: he was imprisoned for debt, turned out of his home, his work was ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Crack in the Edge of the World

    The Great American Earthquake of 1906

    by Simon Winchester

    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

  • 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)

    by Richard Fortey

    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

    $14.99 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

    $16.93 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

    $20.45 AUD

  • Early Australian Gemstone Discoveries

    Information on Where Gemstones Have Been Found in Australia & How to Identify Them

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #1
    This book, designed for the gem fossicker, contains information on early gemstone discoveries in Australia, and includes information on how to identify the gemstones you find. This publication has been written for both the experienced gem fossicker and the beginner. This book will assist the gem fossicker with further knowledge of where gemstones, were, maybe, and are located in Australia. Gem ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Atlantis the Great Flood and the Asteroid

    by Prescott Rawlings

    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

    $10.74 AUD

  • Rocks and Minerals of The World

    Geology for Kids - Minerology and Sedimentology

    by Baby Professor

    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

    $5.60 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 Making Of The British Landscape

    From the Ice Age to the Present

    by Nicholas Crane

    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

  • The Geology of Australia

    by Robert Henderson and 1 more

    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

    $63.57 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

  • 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

    $19.02 AUD

  • Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

    by Andrew Goudie and 1 more

    series Very Short Introductions
    What were the landscapes of the past like? What will landscapes look like in the future? Landscapes are all around us, but most of us know very little about how they have developed, what goes on in them, and how they react to changing climates, tectonics and human activities. Examining what landscape is, and how we use a range of ideas and techniques to study it, Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Basics of Geological Remote Sensing

    An introduction to applications of remote sensing in geological mapping and mineral exploration

    by christopher legg

    This new ebook provides an introduction to the basics of remote sensing for geologists and others in the mineral industries. It is aimed at students and professionals, working in geology and mineral exploration, and draws on a lifetime of experience in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It uses examples from these areas, and is profusely illustrated with abundant links to important publications and ... Read more

    $5.52 AUD

  • Earth Science Made Simple

    A Clear Introduction to the Science of Our Planet

    by Edward F. Albin and 1 more

    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

    $20.12 AUD

  • The Elements of Power

    Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age

    by David S. Abraham

    Our future hinges on a set of elements that few of us have even heard of. In this surprising and revealing book, David S. Abraham unveils what rare metals are and why our electronic gadgets, the most powerful armies, and indeed the fate of our planet depend on them. These metals have become the building blocks of modern society; their properties are now essential for nearly all our electronic, ... Read more

    $36.95 AUD

  • Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part III Destruction of Atlantis

    by Walter Parks

    series Learning Ancient Secrets #3
    Many have believed that Atlantis was a fiction created by Plato. Well Plato was not the first to write about it.We have found a very much earlier document. It was written in 9619 BC, about 9,250 years before Plato’s writing.This ancient document is believed to be the oldest document that has survived almost intact down through the ages.Further, archeological finds and scientific evidence provide ... Read more

    $5.03 AUD

  • The Rocks Don't Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood

    by David R. Montgomery

    How the mystery of the Bible's greatest story shaped geology: a MacArthur Fellow presents a surprising perspective on Noah's Flood.In Tibet, geologist David R. Montgomery heard a local story about a great flood that bore a striking similarity to Noah’s Flood. Intrigued, Montgomery began investigating the world’s flood stories and—drawing from historic works by theologians, natural philosophers, ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • Disputed Earth

    Geology and Trench Warfare on the Western Front 1914–18

    by Peter Doyle

    Geology controls the outcome of battle and no more so than during the trench warfare of the Great War; this new book by expert Peter Doyle takes us through the details. An understanding of terrain has been the mark of a great commander from at least the time of Sun Tzu, and most campaigns can be interpreted and understood from this standpoint. It is the Great War, a war of trenches and dug-outs, ... Read more

    $1.64 AUD

  • On Shaky Ground

    America's Earthquake Alert

    by John J. Nance

    A “gripping” **look at the massive disasters that could strike at any moment, from a New York Times–bestselling author (San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle).Far beneath the earth’s surface, great tectonic plates grind against one another with incredible pressure that must—inevitably—be released. Earthquakes manifest with little warning, upending buildings, shattering infrastructure, and unleashing ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 - 9

    Identification of Feldspar, Amber, Coral, Pearls and Opals

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #2
    This publication is a compilation of the Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 to 9. Each book covers varying aspects relating to gemstones and organic materials. Included are the following titles:- Book 5 Identification of Feldspar and Its Varieties, Book 6 Identification of Amber, Book 7 Identification of Coral, Book 8 Identification of Pearls and Book 9 Identification of Opals. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD