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11 The Paper Trail: An Unexpected History of the World's Greatest Invention (Hardback)

by Alexander Monro

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 01/05/2014

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Tells the story of how paper, a simple Chinese invention, has wrapped itself around our world, with history's most momentous ideas etched upon... Read more

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12 Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World (Hardback)

by Amir Alexander

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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The epic story of the origin of calculus Read more

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13 Head Hunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind (Hardback)

by Ben Shephard

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 12/06/2014

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How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This title traces the intellectual journey of... Read more

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14 Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem (Hardback)

by Richard Dunn, National Maritime Museum, Rebekah Higgitt

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition "Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude". Read more

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15 How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life (Hardback)

by Jordan Ellenberg

Format: Hardback 480 pages
Published: 03/06/2014

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The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. This title shows us, maths... Read more

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16 The Burning Answer: A User's Guide to the Solar Revolution (Hardback)

by Keith Barnham

Format: Hardback 400 pages
Published: 15/05/2014

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17 James Watt: Making the World Anew (Hardback)

by Ben Russell

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 15/08/2014

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James Watt: Making the World Anew is a craft history of Britain's early industrial transformation as well as a prehistory of the engineering... Read more

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18 The World the Railways Made: Christian Wolmar's Railway Library (Hardback)

by Nicholas Faith, Christian Wolmar

Format: Hardback 432 pages
Published: 25/09/2014

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A new edition of THE classic history of rail: how the 'Iron Road' turned the world upside down. Read more

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19 A Very Private Diary: A Nurse in Wartime (Hardback)

by Mary Morris, Carol Acton

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 12/06/2014

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20 Mapping it out: An Alternative Atlas of Contemporary Cartographies (Hardback)

by Tom McCarthy, Hans-Ulrich Obrist

Format: Hardback 240 pages
Published: 16/06/2014

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Features over 130 leading lights from different fields artists, architects, writers and designers, geographers, mathematicians, computer pioneers,... Read more

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