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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One
3.95
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Dec 18, 2016
 
Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
4.06
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Dec 18, 2016
 
A History of Mathematics
4.01
not set
Dec 18, 2016
 
Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra
3.85
not set
Jun 05, 2016
 
Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers
4.19
not set
Jun 05, 2016
 
Mathematics and Its History
4.35
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Jun 05, 2016
 
The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics
4.03
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Jun 05, 2016
 
Makers of Mathematics
3.67
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Dec 29, 2013
 
Concrete Planet: The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material
3.63
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Apr 04, 2013
 
The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
3.82
not set
Jul 31, 2012
 
The Story of Corn
3.49
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
3.92
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas
4.20
not set
Dec 05, 2010
 
Longbow: A Social and Military History
4.07
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Jul 20, 2010
 
The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
3.86
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Jul 15, 2010
 
Oak: The Frame of Civilization
3.92
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Apr 15, 2010
 
Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth
4.02
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Apr 15, 2010
 
Rats: Observations on the History & Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
3.68
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Apr 13, 2010
 
The Invention of Air
3.78
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Jun 28, 2009
 
The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry from Crop to the Last Drop
3.52
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Jun 05, 2009
 
The Potato: From The Andes In The 16th Century To Fish And Chips, The Story Of How A Vegetable Changed History
3.52
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Jun 05, 2009
 
Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent
3.80
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Jun 05, 2009
 
The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee
3.66
really liked it
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Jan 01, 2009
 
A History of π
3.89
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Nov 08, 2008
 
E: The Story of a Number
3.89
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Nov 08, 2008
 
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
4.27
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Nov 08, 2008
 
A Chemical History of a Candle
3.91
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Nov 08, 2008
 
Dust: A History of the Small and the Invisible
3.33
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Nov 08, 2008
 
The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little Things
3.65
not set
Nov 08, 2008
 
Salt: A World History
3.73
not set
Nov 08, 2008
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