A Piece of the Sun:
The Quest for Fusion Energy,
Gerald Duckworth & Co (2013)
The Lost Art of Finding Our Way by John Edward Huth, Belknap, Harvard University Press, rrp A$45.00
The World Until Yesterday:
What can we learn from traditional societies?
Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books (2013), Paperback. rrp $29.99
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