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Medieval Robots: Mechanism, Magic, Nature, and Art

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Medieval Robots: Mechanism, Magic, Nature, and Art

E. R. Truitt

History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; History of engineering & technology

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Medieval robots took such forms as talking statues, mechanical animals, or silent metal guardians; some served to entertain... [more]

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Every Dog: A Book of 500 Breeds

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Every Dog: A Book of 500 Breeds

Nancy Hajeski

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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Ideal reference for dog lovers with information, colour illustrations, tables and charts for over 500 breeds, ancient and... [more]

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Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology

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Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology

Sean Prentiss, Joe Wilkins

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing & editing guides; Biology, life sciences; The environment

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Offering guidance on writing poetry, nonfiction, and fiction, Environmental and Nature Writing is a complete introduction... [more]

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

Robert J. Baston

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Geared toward students of physics and mathematics; presupposes no familiarity with twistor theory. A huge amount of information,... [more]

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Lectures on Measure and Integration

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Lectures on Measure and Integration

Harold Widom

Mathematics & Sciences; Complex analysis, complex variables; Integral calculus & equations; Applied mathematics

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Well-known, concise lecture notes present fundamentals of the Lebesgue theory of integration and introduce some applications.... [more]

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Energy Methods in Applied Mechanics

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Energy Methods in Applied Mechanics

Henry L. Langhaar

Mathematics & Sciences; Engineering: general; Materials science

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Integrated, modern treatment explores applications to dynamics of rigid bodies, analysis of elastic frames, general elastic... [more]

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

Manfredo P. Do Carmo

Mathematics & Sciences; Analytic geometry

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One of the most widely used texts in its field, this volume's clear, well-written exposition is enhanced by many examples... [more]

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Category Theory in Context

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Category Theory in Context

Emily Riehl

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Algebra

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Introduction to concepts of category theory - categories, functors, natural transformations, the Yoneda lemma, limits and... [more]

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Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic Science

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Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic...

Matthew Stanley

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Explores the overlap and shift between theistic and naturalistic science through a parallel study of two major scientific... [more]

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Views of Nature

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Views of Nature

Alexander von Humboldt

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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The legacy of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) looms large over the natural sciences. His 1799-1804 research expedition... [more]

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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<div> All organisms and species are transitory, yet life endures. The origin, extinction, and evolution of species'interconnected... [more]

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

Paul G. Falkowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Microbiology (non-medical)

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For almost four billion years, microbes had the primordial oceans all to themselves. The stewards of Earth, these organisms... [more]

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The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World

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The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World

Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, Dominique Raynaud

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

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First published in France under the title Planete blanche, les glaces, le climat et l'environnement, Odile Jacob, 2008. [more]

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Living with Schizophrenia: A Family Guide to Making a Difference

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Living with Schizophrenia: A Family Guide to Making a Difference

Philip G. Janicak, Jeffrey Rado

Medicine; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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An estimated 51 million people worldwide have schizophrenia, 2.2 million of them in the United States. While early diagnosis... [more]

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Depression: A Teen's Guide to Survive and Thrive

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Depression: A Teen's Guide to Survive and Thrive

Jacqueline B. Toner, Claire A. B. Freeland

Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Paediatric medicine; Clinical psychology; Health & Self-Help

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A guidebook for teenagers who are depressed or at risk for depression, [discussing] depression and [providing] guidance on... [more]

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The Ultimate Guide to Urban Farming: Sustainable Living in Your Home, Community, and Business

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The Ultimate Guide to Urban Farming: Sustainable Living in Your Home, Community,...

Nicole Faires

Food & society; Sustainable agriculture; Gardening

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Includes bibliographical references and index. [more]

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The Permaculture Promise

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The Permaculture Promise

Jono Neiger

Conservation of the environment; Agricultural science; Gardening

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The Permaculture Promise explains in simple terms why permaculture may be the key to unlocking a livable future on our planet.... [more]

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Pure, White and Deadly: How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop it

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Pure, White and Deadly: How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop...

John Yudkin, Robert Lustig

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

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Sugar. It is killing us. Why do we eat so much of it? What are its hidden dangers? Using everyday language and a range of... [more]

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

David Wootton

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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We live in a world made by science. How and when did this happen? This book features a story of intellectual and cultural... [more]

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The Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

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The Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

Dr. Carin Bondar

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

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A brilliantly engaging guide to the reproductive habits of creatures great and small. [more]

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The Secret Life of the Periodic Table

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The Secret Life of the Periodic Table

Dr. Ben Still

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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Unlock the secrets of atomic science with this accessible and gripping account of all 118 known elements. [more]

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The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan: Boost Brain Performance, Lose Weight, and Achieve Optimal Health

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The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan: Boost Brain Performance, Lose Weight, and...

David P. Perlmutter

Medicine; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

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The official lifestyle companion to the bestselling health and nutrition guide, Grain Brain [more]

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Finding Your Soul Mate with Thetahealing(r)

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Finding Your Soul Mate with Thetahealing(r)

Vianna Stibal

Psychotherapy; Health & Self-Help; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Complementary therapies, healing & health

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Many of us are born into this world with the feeling and knowing of what being loved by another person should feel and be... [more]

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The Complete Gut Health Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know About the Gut and How to Improve Yours

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The Complete Gut Health Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know About the...

Pete Evans

Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health; Cookery, food & drink; TV & celebrity chef cookbooks; Health & wholefood cookery; Cookery for specific diets & conditions

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Everything you need to know about gut health and how to improve yours with 100 easy and nourishing recipes. [more]

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital Encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital...

Joshua Holden

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Data encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematics behind cryptography - the science of sending... [more]

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