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Biography: science, technology & medicine

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Biography: science, technology & medicine

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.67

Paperback. What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it mean to have a child as your own life fades away? This book focuses on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BGTA; MJCL; MNN; VFJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 19. Weight in Grams: 184.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9781784701994
ISBN
9781784701994
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.50

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
€ 5.78

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

€ 16.99
€ 15.40

Paperback. Incorporating elements of history, science, philosophy, and international relations theory, this book explores the life and thought of Robert Oppenheimer. BIC Classification: BGT; PDZ; PHN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 153 x 19. Weight in Grams: 418.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814656740
ISBN
9789814656740
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.16

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

€ 11.99
€ 10.98

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

€ 27.99
€ 23.57

Paperback. As a medical student, Dr Paul Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine - so readily available in the developed world - to those who need them most. The author's account shows how, from achieving this modest dream, one person can make a difference in solving global problems. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BGT; MB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 131 x 24. Weight in Grams: 248.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Profile Books
Condition
New
SKU
9781846684319
ISBN
9781846684319
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 10.50

Paperback. Robert Boyle ranks with Newton and Einstein as one of the world's most important scientists. This biography of Boyle navigates Boyle's voluminous published works as well as his personal letters and papers. Num Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JD; BGT; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 159 x 29. Weight in Grams: 620.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Yale University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780300169317
ISBN
9780300169317
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.67

Hardcover. The first book of its kind, with exclusive interviews and in-depth research, The Wonder of Brian Cox tells the fascinating story behind the man who single-handedly made physics cool. Num Pages: 288 pages, ill. BIC Classification: BGT; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 162 x 27. Weight in Grams: 526.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
KRF2232947
ISBN
9781843589532
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.95

Hardcover. This book presents unpublished excerpts from extensive correspondence between Niels Bohr and his immediate family, and uses it to describe and analyze the psychological and cultural background to his invention of the quantum theory of the atom. Num Pages: 296 pages, 48 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: BGT; PDX; PHM; PHQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 169 x 19. Weight in Grams: 738.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199680283
ISBN
9780199680283
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 70.49

Paperback. 'Most appealing and complete presentation of Jung to the general reader since Man and His Symbols .. would make a popular textbook, perfect for the undergraduate.' Dr. John Beebe, President, C.G.Jung Institute of San Francisco Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; BGT; JMAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 256 x 25. Weight in Grams: 872.
Publisher
Watkins Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780288314
ISBN
9781780288314
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 20.56

Paperback. First published in 1914, this two-volume collection, with commentary, illuminates the remarkable life of the telegraph inventor. Editor(s): Morse, Edward Lind. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Technology. Num Pages: 494 pages, 13 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; 3JH; BGT; TBX; TJK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 143 x 217 x 32. Weight in Grams: 652.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781108074384
ISBN
9781108074384
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.98

Paperback. The story of molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn and her groundbreaking research on telomeres and what it reveals about the resourceful opportunism that characterizes the best scientific thinking. Num Pages: 408 pages, 7 figures, 16 photos. BIC Classification: BGT; PSAK1; PSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 145 x 25. Weight in Grams: 626.
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262512459
ISBN
9780262512459
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 17.45

Hardcover.
Publisher
New Era Publications International APS Denmark
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9788764934854
ISBN
9788764934854
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 30.13

Paperback. Series: Pan Heritage Classics. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: BGTA; BM; PSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 2. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Pan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1973
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509815364
ISBN
9781509815364
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.29

Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: BGH; BGT; MJCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 148.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750961080
ISBN
9780750961080
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.75

Paperback. When the "Railway Magazine" of January 2000 published the results of its Millennium Poll, Sir Vincent Raven gained a 42nd place, along with Thomas Newcomen and Arthur Peppercorn. This is the biography of this engineer, illustrated with contemporary archive photographs, portraits and ephemera. Num Pages: 224 pages, 85. BIC Classification: BGT; TRF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 560.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752439242
ISBN
9780752439242
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.44

Paperback. A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world's foremost authorities. Num Pages: 208 pages, 50. BIC Classification: BGT; TNCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 17. Weight in Grams: 242.
Publisher
Phoenix
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
2006 Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753821251
ISBN
9780753821251
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.41

Paperback. Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 3JH; BGT; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 150 x 35. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
John Murray
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848549005
ISBN
9781848549005
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.57

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