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Chaos: Making a New Science book

Chaos: Making a New Science

James Gleick

Dazzling colour images illuminate this award-winning story of game-changing scientific theory.

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A Brief History of Time book

A Brief History of Time

Stephen Hawking

Spectacular colour images illustrate this highly acclaimed exploration of space and time.

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The Ascent Of Man book

The Ascent Of Man

Jacob Bronowski

Mankind’s journey from the harnessing of fire to the double helix - this unique, enthralling history is based on the classic television series.

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The Earth - An Intimate History book

The Earth - An Intimate History

Richard Fortey

In his ‘Intimate History’, Richard Fortey unlocks the geological secrets of the earth – its origin and the constant processes that destroy and create it. His aim is to unite the natural and human history of particular places with the geological realities that underlie them.

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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory book

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

Brian Greene

Jet packs, spinning fairground rides and an ant on a garden hose – the award-winning history of string theory from leading physicist Brian Greene.

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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life book

From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life

Jacques Barzun

The first illustrated edition of Barzun's synoptic journey through the history of Western thought, from the Reformation to the dawning ‘decadence’ of the 21Ž—st century.

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How the Mind Works book

How the Mind Works

Steven Pinker

What is happiness? Why do we fall in love? How do we recognise faces? Pinker's exhilarating book explores the machinery of the mind – its origins and development, and how we use it to interact with the world.

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Longitude book

Longitude

Dava Sobel

A fascinating story of perilous seas and brilliant innovation, accompanied by wonderful colour photographs. With a new preface from the author, Dava Sobel

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The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-Utan and the Bird of Paradise book

The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-Utan and the Bird of Paradise

Alfred Russel Wallace

A milestone in the theory of evolution and one of the greatest books of 19th-century historic travel, this lavish two-volume edition brings together a wealth of illustrative material.

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On the Origin of Species book

On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin

No book has revolutionised our view of life on earth more than Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species. Yet its enduring popularity is testimony to the immense energy and startling simplicity with which Darwin makes his revelations.

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Prehistory: The Making of the Human Mind book

Prehistory: The Making of the Human Mind

Colin Renfrew

A brilliant overview of prehistory by a ‘towering influence’ in archaeology.

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Relativity book

Relativity

Albert Einstein

The essential guide to one of the most fundamental discoveries of modern science.

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Structures: or Why Things Don't Fall Down book

Structures: or Why Things Don't Fall Down

J. E. Gordon

J. E. Gordon reveals the unseen forces that hold up buildings, bridges and aeroplanes – but also animals, plants and humans. From space travels to the complexity of the human body - all the answers are here.

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The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present book

The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present

Roy Porter

Roy Porter’s erudite chronicle of the history of medicine remains the definitive work on the subject.

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