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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.

              ISBN 9780008241780
              Released NZ 2 May 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

              The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary (Paperback, New edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              W.C. Minor was one of the keenest volunteers involved in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. What the OED's editor, James Murray, didn't realise was that he was also a millionaire American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder.

              ISBN 9780140271287
              Released NZ 3 Jun 1999
              Publisher Penguin
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              Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
               

              Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded (Paperback, New edition)

              By Winchester, Simon; Illustrated by Vannithone, Soun

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              In August 1883 there was a series of volcanic eruptions on the island of Krakatoa - these were so extreme that the effects were heard and felt over ten per cent of the Earth's surface. This text uses contemporary reports to recount the events leading up to and following the catac...lysm.
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              ISBN 9780141005171
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2005
              Publisher Penguin
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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Jefferson's innovations, offering a f...ascinating narrative about the men who shaped today's world.
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              ISBN 9780008241773
              Released NZ 8 May 2018
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              By Winchester, Simon

              SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.

              ISBN 9780008241797
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              Released NZ 28 Apr 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Hardback, ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Jefferson's innovations, offering a f...ascinating narrative about the men who shaped today's world.
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              ISBN 9780008241766
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
                 

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              By Winchester, Simon

              Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

              ISBN 9780008162481
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              Released NZ 1 Oct 2015
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              The Kindness of Strangers

              The Kindness of Strangers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

              By Cahill, Tim; Eggers, Dave; George, Don; Morris, Jan; Winchester, Simon

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              A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simo...n Winchester and Dave Eggers.
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              ISBN 9781786571908
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2016
              Publisher Lonely Planet Global Limited
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              Series Lonely Planet Travel Literature
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              Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World

              Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Foreword by Winchester, Simon

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              From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas.

              ISBN 9781510728813
              Released NZ 3 Oct 2017
              Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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              Oxford

              Oxford (Hardback)

              By Parr, Martin; Winchester, Simon

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              A wonderful photo-documentary account of a year in the life of Oxford University, created by the renowned photo-journalist Martin Parr. His exquisite behind-the-scenes images are accompanied by Simon Winchester's witty and affectionate essay on life in the iconic institution.

              ISBN 9780198724414
              Released NZ 21 Sep 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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