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              Management in Minutes
               

              Management in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Anderson, Philippa

              • RRP: $31.50
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              All the tools you need for management success, this effective, compact guide will enable you to quickly grasp key management concepts and techniques. Contents include: Benchmarking, Branding, Core competition, Empowerment, Leadership, Mergers and acquisitions, Project management ...and the Supply chain.
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              ISBN 9781681444802
              Released AU 6 Sep 2016
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              The Periodic Table in Minutes
               

              The Periodic Table in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Green, Dan

              • RRP: $24.99
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              An icon of science, the Periodic Table defines the fundamental chemistry of everything in the universe. In this compact yet comprehensive guide, Dan Green outlines the history, development and workings of the table, shows how its design reflects and illuminates the organisation o...f all matter, and even explains what it has to tell us about the chemistry of distant stars and of our own bodies. Contents include an individual entry for every known element? detailing properties, uses and key data, and sections on the patterns and groups of the famous table, as well as explanations of basic chemistry concepts such as elements and compounds, atomic structure, chemical bonds, reactions and radioactivity, amongst many others.
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              ISBN 9781681443300
              Released AU 6 Sep 2016
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              Solar System in Minutes
               

              Solar System in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sparrow, Giles

              • RRP: $25.99
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              200 key concepts and celestial objects explained in an instant --Cover.

              ISBN 9781635061123
              Released AU 27 Nov 2018
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              The Future in Minutes
               

              The Future in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mansfield, Keith

              • RRP: $24.99
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              WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD? 200 FUTURISTIC CONCEPTS, TECHNOLOGIES, AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES, EXPLAINED IN AN INSTANT How will we live, work, and entertain ourselves? What new technologies will emerge? Will humanity evolve--and perhaps live forever? Or are we facing threats that coul...d end us--and even the whole universe? The Future in Minutes tackles these and many other fundamental questions, concisely and lucidly explaining everything from crypto currencies and world governments to gene therapy and colonizing planets--and painting our options for utopia or disaster. Contents include: Predicting the Future; How We'll Live; Shifts in Society; Technology of the Future; Scarcity and Solutions; Politics, Warfare, and Ethics; The Quest for Immortality; Transhumans and Posthumans; Artificial Intelligence; Threats to Humanity; Space Travel and Colonization; Super-Advanced Science; and The Fate of the Earth and the Universe.
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              ISBN 9781635061444
              Released AU 4 Jun 2019
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              Feminism in Minutes
               

              Feminism in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Weber, Shannon

              • RRP: $24.99
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              WHAT DOES FEMINISM REALLY ENTAIL? 200 KEY IDEAS, MOVEMENTS, AND FEMINISTS, EXPLAINED IN AN INSTANT Having an understanding of feminism is more important now than ever. But what really is feminism--in all its forms? Who were the key feminists, and what are their beliefs? What do f...eminists think about abortion, sex, religion, pornography, and beauty? And have women achieved equality--or is there still much to do? Feminism in Minutes is the quickest, easiest way to understand the big ideas and history of feminism, from its ancient roots to the #MeToo movement today. Contents include: Basic Concepts; Schools of Feminism; Marriage and Motherhood; Sex, Power, and Sexuality; Activism and Justice; Gender, Religion, War; Women's Achievements in Science and Medicine; Feminism in the Arts; as well as the ideas of essential feminists such as Simone de Beauvoir, Emmeline Pankhurst, Sojourner Truth, Germaine Greer, Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Pussy Riot, and Malala Yousafzai, among many others.
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              ISBN 9781635061413
              Released AU 4 Jun 2019
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              Genetics in Minutes
               

              Genetics in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jackson, Tom

              • RRP: $30.99
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              Genetics in Minutes is your compact and accessible guide to the central concepts of the science of genetics, revealing how our genes shape our bodies and our lives, and how in turn we are beginning to shape them. Covering the basics of DNA, inheritance and evolution in animals, p...lants and humans alike -from the origins and development of life to the Human Genome and designer babies - this is the fastest, fullest path to understanding genetics. Contents include Genes, DNA, Natural selection, Darwinism, Stem cell and gene therapies, Evo-devo, Epigenetics, Cloning, Genetic engineering and Artificial life, as well as biology basics such as the Processes of life, Cells, Sex, Classification and Ecology.
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              ISBN 9781681443331
              Released AU 6 Sep 2016
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              Architecture in Minutes
               

              Architecture in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hodge, Susie

              • RRP: $25.99
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              In this hyper-compact guide to the world of architecture, Susie Hodge outlines the history and theory of architecture from the earliest structures and monuments to the cutting-edge concepts of the present day, and profiles dozens of key buildings and celebrated architects. Topics... and concepts include the Greek orders, Roman engineering, Gothic architecture, the Renaissance, the Baroque, Revivalism, Art Nouveau, Modernism, Futurism and Dynamic architecture.
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              ISBN 9781681443515
              Released AU 6 Sep 2016
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              The Brain in Minutes
               

              The Brain in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Carter, Rita

              • RRP: $25.99
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              The brain is considered the most complex structure in all of creation. But recent discoveries in neuroscience are now revealing the inner secrets of the brain--how it works, why it makes us who we are and what happens when it goes wrong. The cutting-edge and comprehensive guide e...xplains why the human brain became so clever; how it controls everything from breathing, sleeping and seeing to identity, imagination, pleasure and pain; and what will happen when the brain integrates with computes or the latest generation discoveries. Award-winning science writer Rita Carter also demystifies amnesia, multiple personalities, psychopathy, dreaming, hallucinations, addiction, autism, dyslexia, schizophrenia, dementia, and numerous other conditions of the mind. The Brain in Minutes covers: the origin and anatomy of the brain; control of the body; mood and emotions; perception; consciousness; memory and learning; personality; intelligence and other higher functions; language; strange states of the mind; malfunctions, disease and treatments; and the future of the brain. It also includes 200 high-tech scans, images, and diagrams that detail and explain the structure and workings of the amazing human brain.
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              ISBN 9781635061062
              Released AU 5 Jun 2018
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              Myths in Minutes
               

              Myths in Minutes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Philip, Neil

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Myths are the greatest stories ever told. Passed down over millennia, the great myths are the templates for all our stories, with their eternal themes of creation and destruction, fate and cunning, heroism and cruelty, sensuality and war.Retold here are nearly 200 myths--from Pro...metheus defying Zeus to create man, to the destruction of Troy; from the reign of the sun god Ra in Egypt to the one-eyed, raven-flanked Odin of the icy North; and from valiant battles against Frost Giants and Cyclopes, to the heroic quests for the Golden Fleece and the Holy Grail--all accompanied by commentaries on their origins, common themes, and meanings.Compellingly written, concise, and with each myth illustrated with an iconic image, Myths in Minutes is the perfect way to understand and enjoy the world's great fables.
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              ISBN 9781681440620
              Released AU 7 Nov 2017
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