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  • Very Heath Robinson
    Very Heath Robinson (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart-Davis explores the delightful work of William Heath Robinson, the prolific artist and humorist.

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  • Science
    Science (Hardback) DK

    Delve into the history of science and the discoveries that changed the world with Science. This brand new edition is fully up-to-date, and covers everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics, IVF, and global warming. Using lavish illustrations and key scientific moments, Science takes you on a journey through the history of science, picking out every event, invention, experiment,...

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  • History
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    Featuring the important events and figures that have shaped the present, from the very origins of humanity to key contemporary issues, such as the development of the internet and social media, this book focuses on key profiles of major figures, exploration of important inventions and explanation of significant ideologies that defined their time.

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  • Engineers
    Engineers (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Full of incredible tales of achievement and ingenuity, Engineers celebrates the greatest engineers that ever lived and the stamp they have left on our world. Learn all about how engineering projects have changed the course of history and added to human progress, from those who built the Great Pyramid in Egypt to the Industrial Revolution and beyond. Discover the impressive structures of Isambard...

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  • Science, 2nd Edition
    Science, 2nd Edition (English, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Science, 2nd Edition is the ultimate visual guide to the discoveries that changed the world, telling the story of science from the earliest times to the present day. This comprehensive reference book explores all the major scientific disciplines in an accessible manner, following a chronological structure and a unique thematic approach, and using an unrivaled visual style to illuminate the most...

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  • The String Book
    The String Book (English, Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis

    The popular BBC TV science broadcaster presents an informative history of the technology of string over the ages, with knot instruction, facts and trivia and magic tricks.

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  • History
    History (English, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    History tells the story of mankind from prehistory to the present day using a unique visual approach, filled with timelines, images of artifacts, photography, graphics, and more. Now in its third edition, this much-loved classic has been revised and updated to bring today's current events into wider context and includes all new material on the global recession, green technologies, and the Internet...

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  • Ingenieure
    Ingenieure (German, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Vom Aquädukt bis zur Weltraumtechnik: ...

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  • Mathematics in Victorian Britain
    Mathematics in Victorian Britain (English, Hardback) Raymond Flood

    With a foreword by Adam Hart-Davis, this book constitutes perhaps the first general survey of the mathematics of the Victorian period. It charts the institutional development of mathematics as a profession, as well as exploring the numerous innovations made during this time, many of which are still familiar today.

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  • Science
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    Reveals the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st-century climate solutions, including everything from ancient Greek geometry to the worldwide web. This title helps you explore every key moment of scientific discovery and find out how the concepts, inventions and the individuals behind them have changed our world.

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  • Talking Science
    Talking Science (English, Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart Davis has interviewed some of the most influential scientists and thinkers of our time. In this fascinating insight into modern science he presents the stories behind the science, the difficulties behind the discoveries and the future of the findings, as explained by the people themselves.

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  • Inventions: A History of Key Inventions that Changed the World
    Inventions: A History of Key Inventions that Changed the World (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis, Nishant Choksi

    Discover how the world's greatest inventions work in this funny and accessible novelty book by inventions expert, Adam Hart-Davis.

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  • Engineers
    Engineers (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    A visual guide to the great engineers who have built our world. Including great tales of achievement and ingenuity, it celebrates 80 of the greatest engineers that ever lived and the stamp they have left on the world. It is suitable for those who are intrigued by the power of the pioneering mind.

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  • Very Heath Robinson
    Very Heath Robinson (English, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart-Davis explores the delightful work of William Heath Robinson, the prolific artist and humorist.

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  • Das Buch der Zeit
    Das Buch der Zeit (German, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Wir können sie nicht sehen, nicht hören, nicht fühlen und auch nicht riechen, und dennoch bestimmt sie unser gesamtes Leben und alles um uns herum. Die Uhr sagt, wann wir aufstehen sollen, wann der Zug fährt oder wann wir uns verabredet haben. Doch was ist Zeit eigentlich? ...

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  • History
    History (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    A story of human history. It helps you discover the complete story of the people, events, themes, ideas and forces that have shaped human existence from the origins of mankind to Sputnik, Machu Pichu and recent events.

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  • Amazing Math Puzzles
    Amazing Math Puzzles (English, Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis, Jeff Sinclair

    If you've got six pairs of pink gloves and six pairs of yellow gloves in your drawer, how many do you have to take out before you've got a pair? This book of 80 mathematics puzzles with cartoons seeks to prove that numbers can be fun!

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  • Adam Hart-Davis Presents the Eureka Years
    Adam Hart-Davis Presents the Eureka Years (English, CD-Audio) Adam Hart-Davis

    Tells the story of unique moments in four particular years - 1965, 1866, 1628 and 1905 - when great leaps were made in our understanding of astronomy, medicine, biology, space and time.

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  • What the past did for us
    What the past did for us (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    From the Egyptians to the Romans, Babylonians to the Arabs, this work takes us on an epic history of the world, looking at some of the great legacies left to us by ancient cultures. It tells the story of the Chinese inventors who came up with the mariner's compass, paper money and gunpowder right through to the Ancient Indians.

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