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Biography: science, technology & medicine

Paperback. BIC Classification: BGT; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 109 x 174 x 30. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc United States
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780440240921
ISBN
9780440240921
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.69

Paperback. Joan Lock's warm and nostalgic account of her three years of training as a young student nurse in the early 1950s. Perfect for fans of CALL THE MIDWIFE. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGTA; MQC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 197 x 12. Weight in Grams: 156.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Edition
UK ed.
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781409128137
ISBN
9781409128137
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.06

Hardcover. View Last Stand's video trailer! A highly regarded environmental journalist turns his attention to one of the most compelling personalities in American business. Last Stand gives us a new, unexpected lens through which to view a previously unsung hero of conservation and offers prescriptions for the future of conservation. Num Pages: 392 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BGF; BGT; RNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 224 x 34. Weight in Grams: 594.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
Edition
Repackaged
SKU
V9780762784431
ISBN
9780762784431
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 22.55

Paperback. The autobiography of astronaut John Young. Num Pages: 424 pages, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: BGT; PG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 28. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University Press of Florida
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813049335
ISBN
9780813049335
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.68

Paperback. Series: Princeton Legacy Library. Num Pages: 418 pages, 27 halftones 26 figs. 6 tables. BIC Classification: BGT; PDX; PN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 571.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
418
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691604978
ISBN
9780691604978
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 79.23
€ 74.76

Hardcover. The untold story of an eccentric, scientific visionary whose death-defying research has saved millions of lives. Num Pages: 432 pages, 8 pages of illustrations. BIC Classification: BGT; PDX; TBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 167 x 40. Weight in Grams: 632.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Liveright
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780871406774
ISBN
9780871406774
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 25.26

Paperback. Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the English genius, made his greatest contributions to original thought before the age of twenty-five, while at home in Lincolnshire escaping the great plague of 1665, a period of which he wrote: 'I was in the prime of age for invention'. This book demonstrates his perceptions, which changed our world forever. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGT; PDX; PDZ; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 142.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099287384
ISBN
9780099287384
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 4.99

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
382
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752437279
ISBN
9780752437279
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.13

Paperback. This biography of the logician and philosopher Kurt Godel is an in-depth account to integrate details of his personal life with his work. Based on the author's intensive study of Godel's papers and surviving correspondence, the author examines the life of this driven man. Num Pages: 376 pages, black & white halftones, frontispiece. BIC Classification: BGT; PBCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 27. Weight in Grams: 552.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9781568812564
ISBN
9781568812564
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.05

Paperback. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their relationship, from his early development of ALS to his success in physics. Num Pages: 450 pages. BIC Classification: BGTA; BM; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 32. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Alma Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846883668
ISBN
9781846883668
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.42

Hardcover. Num Pages: 320 pages, 2 plate sections & integrated. BIC Classification: BGT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 164 x 22. Weight in Grams: 798.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The University of Buckingham Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780956071613
ISBN
9780956071613
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.43

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BGT; MBDP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 134 x 204 x 21. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Broadway Books
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804138673
ISBN
9780804138673
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 15.94

Hardback. During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, Samuel Bentham influenced both the technology and the administrative ideas employed in the management of the British navy. Regarded by the Navy Board as a dangerous maverick, this book reveals the experiences, creativity and thinking that made him a major figure in British naval development. Series Editor(s): Benbow, Dr. Tim; Kennedy, Professor Greg; Robb-Webb, Dr. Jon. Series: Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series. Num Pages: 292 pages, Includes 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DVUA; 3JF; BGH; BGT; JWF; TRLD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 251 x 193 x 26. Weight in Grams: 698.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
292
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781472412676
ISBN
9781472412676
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 174.68

Paperback. In THE NURSES, journalist Alexandra Robbins peers behind the staff only door to write a lively, fast paced story. Robbins followed real like nurses in four hospitals and interviewed hundreds of others in a captivating book filled with joy and violence, miracles and heartbreak, dark humour and narrow victories, gripping drama and unsung heroism. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: BGT; MQC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 210 x 41. Weight in Grams: 376.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Workman Publishing Company
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780761189251
ISBN
9780761189251
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.21

hardcover. Explore Darwin's world in a unique, first hand account through his letters, many of which have never been published before. Editor(s): Burkhardt, Frederick H.; Pearn, Alison M.; Evans, Samantha. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGT; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 162 x 24. Weight in Grams: 670.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521874120
ISBN
9780521874120
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.35

Hardcover. How did one create and maintain for oneself the persona of scientist at the beginning of the twentieth century? What special conditions bore upon scientific women, and on married women in particular? This book provides a composite picture not only of the making of Marie Curie, but the making of modern science itself. Series: Science-Culture. Num Pages: 248 pages, 4 halftones. BIC Classification: BGT; PDR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 224 x 24. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226235844
ISBN
9780226235844
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 93.21
€ 76.87

Paperback. Num Pages: 292 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGT; KNDR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 164 x 23. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
292
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226238050
ISBN
9780226238050
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 17.10

Paperback. In the mid-1850s, no scientist in the British Empire was more visible than Richard Owen. This is a biography of Owen. Num Pages: 356 pages, 20 halftones, 2 tables. BIC Classification: BGT; PS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 231 x 20. Weight in Grams: 498.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Revised
Number of pages
356
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226731773
ISBN
9780226731773
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 31.97

Paperback. Self-styled adventurer, literary wit, and statesman of science, Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis stood at the center of Enlightenment science and culture. This work offers a portrait of this man, revealing how his private life and public works made him a man of science in eighteenth-century Europe. Num Pages: 468 pages, 25 halftones. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JF; BGT; PDX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 185 x 23. Weight in Grams: 546.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
468
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226793610
ISBN
9780226793610
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 46.99
€ 36.57

Paperback. At a time when the Manhattan Project was synonymous with large-scale science, physicist J Robert Oppenheimer (1904-67) represented the new sociocultural power of the American intellectual. This title traces the making - and unmaking - of Oppenheimer's wartime and postwar scientific identity. Num Pages: 384 pages, 18 halftones, 2 line drawings. BIC Classification: BGT; PDX; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 171 x 28. Weight in Grams: 618.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226798462
ISBN
9780226798462
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 29.15

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