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1 London's Lost Rivers (Paperback)

by Paul Talling

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 05/05/2011

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From the sources of the Fleet in Hampstead's ponds to the mouth of the Effra in Vauxhall, via the meander of the Westbourne through... Read more

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2 The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption (Paperback)

by Simon Winchester

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 04/07/2002

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Hidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first... Read more

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3 Ultimate Navigation Manual (Paperback)

by Lyle Brotherton

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 15/09/2011

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All the techniques you need to become an expert navigator. Read more

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4 Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey (Paperback)

by Rachel Hewitt

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 07/07/2011

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The fascinating story of the creation of the Ordnance Survey map, told for the first time by a brilliant young historian. Read more

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5 Explorers of the Nile: the Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure (Paperback)

by Tim Jeal

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile. This title... Read more

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6 Silent Spring (Paperback)

by Julian Huxley, Rachel Carson, Lord Shackleton

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 28/09/2000

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Exposes the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. This book aims to creates public awareness of the environment. Read more

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7 The Burning Question: We Can't Burn Half the World's Oil, Coal and Gas. So How Do We Quit? (Paperback)

by Mike Berners-Lee, Duncan Clark

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 15/04/2013

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8 Zeitoun (Paperback)

by Dave Eggers

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 24/02/2011

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In August 2005, as Hurricane Katrina blew in, the city of New Orleans has been abandoned by most citizens. But resident Abdulrahman Zeitoun, though... Read more

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9 A Influencing Tomorrow: Future Challenges for British Foreign Policy (Paperback)

by Douglas Alexander, Ian Kearns

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 07/11/2013

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Considers global, even existential, challenges like climate change, nuclear proliferation and the fate of the world's poor and looks again at... Read more

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10 1421: The Year China Discovered the World (Paperback)

by Gavin Menzies

Format: Paperback 656 pages
Published: 01/01/2003

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In 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China under the command of Emperor Zhu Di's loyal eunuch admirals. But by the... Read more

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