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Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Mark Jerome Walters

Epidemiology & medical statistics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Every time we sneeze, there seems to be a new form of flu: bird flu, swine flu, Spanish flu, Hong Kong flu, H5N1, and most... [more]

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The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

Jamie Woodward

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Historical geology; Global warming

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In this Very Short Introduction Jamie Woodward examines the environmental shifts that took place during the Great Ice Age... [more]

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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business...

Eric Schmidt III, Jared A. Cohen

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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The must-read book for anyone concerned about the present and the future [more]

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Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-Arid Australia

Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-Arid Australia

Patricia Fanning, Simon Holdaway

History; Landscape archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment & Planning; Earth sciences; Historical geology; The environment; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources

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This book provides readers with a unique understanding of the ways in which Aboriginal people interacted with their environment... [more]

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Butterflies CloseUp

Butterflies CloseUp

Charles Hope

Photographs: collections; Insects (entomology); Children's & Educational

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Take a closer look at these beautiful flying insects. Butterflies undergo one of the most amazing transformations experienced... [more]

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A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Carl Schaschke

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Biochemical engineering; Chemical engineering; Materials science

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This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as... [more]

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Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Robert L. Trivers

Hoaxes & deceptions; Science: general issues; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Wildlife: general interest

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Looks at how and why we so often deceive ourselves. This book examines not only how we self-deceive, but also why, taking... [more]

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Forgotten Algebra

Forgotten Algebra

Barbara Lee Bleau

Education; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Topics covered include: definitions and symbols, first-degree equations, second degree equations, operations with functions,... [more]

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A Dictionary of Statistics

A Dictionary of Statistics

Graham Upton, Ian Cook

Reference works; Probability & statistics

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This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries... [more]

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy and Elizabeth Kolbert's book urgently compels us to rethink... [more]

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Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space

Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space

Lynn Sherr

Biography: general; Autobiography: general; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration

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This is the definitive biography of Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride's family... [more]

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Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Change the World

Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can...

John C. Havens

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Impact of science & technology on society; Internet guides & online services; Advice on careers & achieving success; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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In HACKING HAPPINESS, futurist and contributing Mashable writer, John C. Havens, introduces you to your quantified self -... [more]

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The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?

The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?...

Patrick Tucker (The Original Shakespeare Company London UK)

Society & Social Sciences; Probability & statistics; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Computer science

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Where I saw a thrilling and historic transformation in the world's oldest idea--the future--other people saw only Target,... [more]

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A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism

A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism

Professor Patrick Allitt

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Central government policies; Development economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Sustainability

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A provocative history of the environmental movement in America, showing how this rise to political and social prominence produced... [more]

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Grasses

Grasses

Stephen Harris

Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

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Humble yet vital, grasses are the ultimate staple crop, influencing our lives throughout humanity's biological, sociological... [more]

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Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs

Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs

David Grimm

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Zoology: Mammals; Cats as pets; Dogs as pets

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Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens? Cats and dogs were... [more]

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Cambrian Ocean World: Ancient Sea Life of North America

Cambrian Ocean World: Ancient Sea Life of North America

John Foster

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology

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The Cambrian Period was a critical time in Earth's history during this immense span of time nearly every modern group of animals... [more]

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Bold They Rise: The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986

Bold They Rise: The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986

David Hitt, Heather R. Smith

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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After the Apollo program put twelve men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit,... [more]

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in the Universe

Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in...

David Waltham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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In this pop-science masterpiece Waltham, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, argues that life on Earth is, amazingly,... [more]

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Linear Systems and Operators in Hilbert Space

Linear Systems and Operators in Hilbert Space

Paul Abraham Fuhrmann

Mathematics & Sciences; Functional analysis & transforms

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Three-part approach, with notes and references for each section, covers linear algebra and finite dimensional systems, operators... [more]

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Complex Variables for Scientists and Engineers

Complex Variables for Scientists and Engineers

John D. Paliouras, Douglas S. Meadows

Mathematics & Sciences; Complex analysis, complex variables; Maths for scientists; Maths for engineers

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Outstanding undergraduate text provides a thorough understanding of fundamentals and creates the basis for higher-level courses.... [more]

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A Graduate Course in Probability

A Graduate Course in Probability

Howard G. Tucker

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Suitable for a graduate course in analytic probability, this text covers probability spaces and distributions, stochastic... [more]

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Path Integrals and Quantum Processes

Path Integrals and Quantum Processes

Mark Swanson

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Graduate-level, systematic presentation of path integral approach to calculating transition elements, partition functions,... [more]

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The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

Barrett O'Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics as well as for physicists, this unique monograph... [more]

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Voyaging in Strange Seas: The Great Revolution in Science

Voyaging in Strange Seas: The Great Revolution in Science

David Knight

History: specific events & topics; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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In 1492 Columbus set out across the Atlantic; in 1776 American colonists declared their independence. Between these two events... [more]

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