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Cerveny, Randy
Why did T-Rex become extinct? Why did the Mayan civilisation disappear: if the ancient Israelis did indeed cross the Red Sea, as reported in the Bible, what weather phenomena might have produced the parting of the waters? Why was nearly all human life swept away 73,000 years ago? And what factors created the Great American Dustbowl of the 1930s? The extraordinary people who are interested in asking - and answering - such questions are known as climatologists. In a lively narrative full of intriguing facts, award-winning, internationally known climatologist Randy Cerveny takes the reader on a fascinating tour of some of the world's most perplexing and provocative climate mysteries, past and present. Cerveny explains the science of climate study - from digging ice cores in Antarctica to counting tree rings in Arizona - and the various specialists whose ingenious techniques help to sort out climate's intricate components. He also delves into the human impact of weather through fictional introductions to each chapter that depict how climate change might have affected a typical inhabitant of the ancient Sahara or Indus Valley, a peasant during Europe's 'Little Ice Age', or an aviation expert probing a deadly jet crash in New York City. Finally, he discusses research that attempts to forecast the weather of the next 10,000 years - essential information for planning the nuclear waste depository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. For readers of "An Inconvenient Truth", devotees of the Weather Channel, history buffs, popular science fans, or anyone who wonders what makes our weather tick - and how it will impact our future, this engaging book offers much to ponder and to enjoy. 328pp.
Prometheus Books, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591027201
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Inventory #21954
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Lejeune, Anthony
N.B. Slight reading crease to spine. Small mark to front board. Previous owners inscription on ffep. Shelf ware to D/J with chipping to head and tail of spine and slight rubbing to corners. Nice bright copy. 192pp.
Macdonald and Co. Ltd, 1961, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #24308
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Includes loose compliment slip and contemporary photograph.
Rudolf M. Rohrer, 1937, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #20655
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Mokbel, K. M.
This volume contains practice questions for the "Short-answer question" section of the Clinical Surgery-in-General examination of the new FRCS exam. Full answers are given, as well as short tips on preparing for the examination. Forty topics relevant to general surgical training and appropriate to the new syllabus are covered. Among the many subjects dealt with are: trauma, organ transplantation, surgical audit, AIDS, and medical imaging. Essential reading for candidates revising for the examination, this book should also be of interest to other surgeons in training and senior undergraduates. 82pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388011
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Inventory #15463
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Staton, Pat; Fine-Meyer, Rose; Gibson, Stephanie Kim
This is a compilation of primary documents (diaries, letters, advertisements, essays, photographs) that provides a forum for the voices of women in Canada. It is organised chronologically, documenting the decades of the 20th century. Each chapter incorporates major themes that defined and impacted on women's lives throughout the century, such as work, education, images of women, political action and women in the home. End of chapter activities and selected resources provide support for using the documents. 252pp. N.B. Base of Spine bumped with a small nick.
Green Dragon Press, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1896781209
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Inventory #24974
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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