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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Why Does A Ball Bounce?
    Why Does A Ball Bounce? (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    A passionate scientist, Adam's aim is to make complex ideas as easy to understand as possible, and his photographs are stunning in their simplicity: from spiders' webs to water drops, from sparks from a plug to a match igniting - you can see science in action and close up.

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

    Adam Hart-Davis, one of the nations favourite TV presenters, returns to our screens with a tour through the Top Ten developments of each of the great civilisations of the past.

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

    "This remarkable reference book tells the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st century climate solutions. It captures every key moment of discovery, and shows how the concepts, the inventions, and the individuals behind them have changed our world. By using amazing illustrations and accessible text, Science explains even the most complex topics more clearly than...

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  • Stringlopedia
    Stringlopedia (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Stringlopedia gathers together every strand on string (and it's 'big brother' rope) to weave a fascinating overview of this mulit-faceted yet often under-valued material. Among the mass of strands you will find the world's biggest ball of twine, a stringy history and the origin of the phrase 'to cut the Gordian knot'.

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    Science (English, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Discusses the major concepts, theories, inventions, and figures that have impacted science throughout history, and discusses the historical significance of each discipline.

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  • The Book of Time
    The Book of Time (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    An illustrated guide to the biggest of the 'big ideas' by one of the UK's best loved scientists and historians. Adam Hart-Davis is the author of 27 informative and entertaining books on science and history which have collectively sold more than 110,000 copies. Time is explained in an accessible way that makes it the perfect illustrated guide for fans of popular science.

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

    Homo sapiens have remained the same species, largely unchanged in genetic makeup and anatomy since the Cro-Magnon era. By contrast, the cultural, social, and technological changes since then have been nothing less than extraordinary. Telling our story, from prehistory to the present day, DK's History is a thought-provoking journey, revealing the common threads and forces that have shaped human...

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

    Adam Hart-Davis explores spectacular years in the long history of science.

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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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  • 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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