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Books released during the week of June 29, 2015

The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations<br>Jacob N. Shapiro The Terrorist’s Dilemma:
Managing Violent Covert Organizations
Jacob N. Shapiro

"In a unique study, Shapiro explores the management of such groups with considerable rigor, beginning with the nineteenth-century Russian progenitors of contemporary terrorist groups and ending with al Qaeda."--Foreign Affairs
Paperback | 2015 | $22.95 / £15.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Books released during the week of June 22, 2015

 	Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End: Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra<br>Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End:
Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra
Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell

One of the most amazing and accessible wildlife-watching destinations on earth, the “Top End” of Australia’s Northern Territory is home to incredible birds and animals—from gaudy Red-collared Lorikeets to sinister Estuarine Crocodiles and raucous Black Flying-foxes. With this lavishly illustrated photographic field guide, you will be able to identify the most common creatures and learn about their fascinating biology—from how Agile Wallaby mothers can pause their pregnancies to why Giant Frogs spend half the year buried underground in waterproof cocoons.
Paperback | 2015 | $27.95 / £17.95
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Books released during the week of June 15, 2015

The Political Machine: Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus<br>Adam T. Smith The Political Machine:
Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus
Adam T. Smith

"This provocative and timely book identifies three main phases in the development of ‘sovereign assemblage’ and provides a compelling account of social change in Caucasian societies between the fourth millennium and the Iron Age. Peppered with erudite case studies, this original and important book will be widely read and used by archaeologists, anthropologists, and art historians."--David Wengrow, University College London
Hardcover | 2015 | $39.50 / £27.95
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The Population Biology of Tuberculosis<br>Christopher Dye The Population Biology of Tuberculosis
Christopher Dye

"This is an important book by one of the world's leading experts on tuberculosis. Christopher Dye breaks new ground and uses a novel approach to study how tuberculosis cases and fatalities could be decreased. He demonstrates how certain interventions, energetically pursued, offer the hope that tuberculosis can ultimately be eradicated."--Robert May, University of Oxford
Hardcover | 2015 | $55.00 / £37.95
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Books released during the week of June 8, 2015

The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict<br>Justin Farrell The Battle for Yellowstone:
Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict
Justin Farrell

"The most original political book of early 2015 is not formally about politics at all. Instead The Battle for Yellowstone by Justin Farrell, a young scholar at Yale University, ponders venomous rows that have shaken Yellowstone National Park in recent decades, and why they are so intractable."--Economist
Hardcover | 2015 | $39.50 / £27.95
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Euripides and the Politics of Form<br>Victoria Wohl Euripides and the Politics of Form
Victoria Wohl

"This book goes to the heart of thinking about tragedy and politics. Victoria Wohl links issues of tragic form directly to politics in a subtle and smart way. And the book is written with a clarity and simplicity that will make it very popular among students."--Simon Goldhill, University of Cambridge
Hardcover | 2015 | $39.95 / £27.95
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Free Trade under Fire<br>Fourth edition<br>Douglas A. Irwin Free Trade under Fire
Fourth edition
Douglas A. Irwin

Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "A wealth of reporting, both of trade-theory debates and of recent political battles in America over trade, is elegantly squeezed into the book. . . . If [Free Trade Under Fire does] not change trade sceptics' minds, it is hard to think what else would."--Economist
Paperback | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
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The Lives of the Novel: A History<br>Thomas G. Pavel The Lives of the Novel:
A History
Thomas G. Pavel

"Pavel has written the most interesting and subtle one-volume history of the novel currently available."--James Wood, New Yorker
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy<br>Justin E. H. Smith Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference:
Race in Early Modern Philosophy
Justin E. H. Smith

"Combining philosophical and historical analysis and a mine of research, this book documents the evolution of the race construct in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. At a time when the philosophy of race is vigorously reinventing itself, Justin Smith provides readers with an insightful foray into the modern European mindset constructing non-European otherness."--Koffi N. Maglo, University of Cincinnati
Hardcover | 2015 | $39.95 / £27.95
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Why Did Europe Conquer the World?<br>Philip T. Hoffman Why Did Europe Conquer the World?
Philip T. Hoffman

"Phillip Hoffman's book answers a question that economic historians have neglected: Why did Europe conquer the world starting about five hundred years ago? Hoffman stresses how incentives made Europe's princes unusually bellicose and willing to promote improvements in war technology. Combining wide reading, the judicious use of data, and economic models that distinguish Hoffman's explanation from that of earlier historians, Why Did Europe Conquer the World? represents the very best in economic history."--Timothy Guinnane, Yale University
Hardcover | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Books released during the week of June 1, 2015

Development Macroeconomics, Fourth edition<br>Pierre-Richard Agénor & Peter J. Montiel Development Macroeconomics
Fourth edition
Pierre-Richard Agénor & Peter J. Montiel

"Development Macroeconomics continues to set the standard for graduate textbooks in the field. In this hugely impressive new edition, Pierre-Richard Agénor and Peter Montiel bring their already superb text bang up to date, introducing new insights and techniques to economists wanting to understand the macroeconomics of developing countries in the post-crisis global economy. It will go straight to the top of my reading list."--Christopher Adam, University of Oxford
Hardcover | 2015 | $90.00 / £62.00
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Erasmus, Man of Letters: The Construction of Charisma in Print, Updated edition<br>Lisa Jardine<br>With a new preface by the author Erasmus, Man of Letters:
The Construction of Charisma in Print
Updated edition
Lisa Jardine
With a new preface by the author

"Erasmus, Man of Letters may inspire skepticism about Erasmus's alleged sincerity, but it is hard not to feel increased admiration for the energy and ingenuity with which the indefatigable scholar continued to combine so successful a publicity campaign with his countless other literary activities."--Alastair Hamilton, The Times Literary Supplement
Paperback | 2015 | $18.95 / £12.95
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The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency<br>John A. Hall The Importance of Being Civil:
The Struggle for Political Decency
John A. Hall

"In this insightful, well-argued examination of civility (defined as a tolerance and respect for different points of view), McGill University sociologist Hall argues that civility is the crucial foundation for a successful civil society. . . . This is a much-needed book for today's contentious world."--Publishers Weekly
Paperback | 2015 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $29.95 / £19.95
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An Introduction to the Global Circulation of the Atmosphere<br>David Randall An Introduction to the Global Circulation of the Atmosphere
David Randall

"David Randall's book tells it like it is. He provides a compelling account of the large-scale circulation--what makes the air go around the planet, what makes it go up and down, and why it rains in some places and is dry in others. He tells us about both the observations and mechanisms in a concrete and straightforward way and in so doing he provides a valuable resource for theorists and practitioners alike."--Geoffrey K. Vallis, University of Exeter
Hardcover | 2015 | $90.00 / £62.00
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The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History<br>Edited by Alice Crawford The Meaning of the Library:
A Cultural History
Edited by Alice Crawford

"This wide-ranging survey of the long and tumultuous history of libraries contains at least a dozen tantalizing bits of information per page. I was fascinated and enriched. And because these essays began as lectures delivered in a library, they illustrate beautifully one of the library's most important roles--as a stage set for writers to share what they've learned about various subjects, including Roman bathhouses, Victorian fumigators, plunder, lust, and the eighteenth-century librarian upon whose death, it was said, 'The books are grievin, 'mang themselves.'"--Marilyn Johnson, author of This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
Hardcover | 2015 | $35.00 / £24.95
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The Sun's Influence on Climate<br>Joanna D. Haigh & Peter Cargill The Sun's Influence on Climate
Joanna D. Haigh & Peter Cargill

“Exceptional. No other book can compete with this one in providing students with a comprehensive, unified treatment of the subject.”—Peter Pilewskie, University of Colorado Boulder
Paperback | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2015 | $75.00 / £52.00
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Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology<br>John O. McGinnis Accelerating Democracy:
Transforming Governance Through Technology
John O. McGinnis

"[McGinnis] shines an important light on a discussion that will only grow more lively as technology creates at once more opportunities and more challenges for government."--Foreign Affairs
Paperback | 2015 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $29.95 / £19.95
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After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History<br>David A. Hollinger After Cloven Tongues of Fire:
Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History
David A. Hollinger

"The intensely autobiographical essays of this book add luster but also complexity to David Hollinger's reputation as one of the most noteworthy historical essayists of his generation. The luster comes from the coruscating flow of insight he communicates about the larger meaning of liberal or mainline Protestantism in recent American history. The complexity arises from the book's tight interweaving of personal biography and historical analysis."--Mark Noll, Intellectual History Review
Paperback | 2015 | $22.95 / £15.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914<br>Davide Rodogno Against Massacre:
Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914
Davide Rodogno

"Scholars of international relations, law, and other disciplines have explored the phenomenon of humanitarian intervention, in which one or more states acting on behalf of the international community invades a sovereign state in response to the mass killing of civilians. Rodogno takes a historical approach to the issue in this deeply researched study of how the European Great Powers (primarily Great Britain and France) dealt with the massacres of civilians within the Ottoman Empire between 1825 and 1914."--Choice
Paperback | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2011 | $42.00 / £28.95
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Americans at the Gate: The United States and Refugees during the Cold War<br>Carl J. Bon Tempo Americans at the Gate:
The United States and Refugees during the Cold War
Carl J. Bon Tempo

"The author is adept at unraveling the complex underpinnings and evolution of this postwar 'American identity,' utilizing an impressive range of archival and published sources. . . . For those specializing in post-WW II US history, this is an essential contribution."--K.A. Tyvela, Choice
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2008 | $45.00 / £30.95
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Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley<br>Margaret Pugh O'Mara Cities of Knowledge:
Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley
Margaret Pugh O'Mara

"Margaret O'Mara's book shows how very far from simple was US experience when dissected in detail and how very hard it was in reality to emulate Silicon Valley/Stanford success even for other American cities. This is a very interesting book. And a very timely one. It is refreshing to read a book with the historical perspective that policymakers and analysts alike too often lack."--Jane Marceau, Australian Review
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2004 | $52.50 / £36.95
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Climate Change Justice<br>Eric A. Posner & David Weisbach Climate Change Justice
Eric A. Posner & David Weisbac

"To attract broad participation from the major countries emitting greenhouse gases, both rich and poor, a climate change treaty has to be cost-effective and perceived as fair. In this book, while agreeing that fairness matters, Posner and Weisbach make a provocative case that fairness has been widely misunderstood."--Jonathan B. Wiener, Duke University
Paperback | 2015 | $22.95 / £15.95
Hardcover | 2010 | $27.95 / £19.95
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Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation<br>Gabriel Rossman Climbing the Charts:
What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation
Gabriel Rossman

"There is a lot to recommend about this book. Rossman excels at balancing methodological details to satisfy the academic reader and intuitive explanations of techniques and results for the nonacademic reader. The book also takes on theories from various areas, and the author does not play favorites. It's clear he has a genuine interest in identifying the true mechanisms, which he distills in his writing."--Brandy Aven, ASA Economic Sociology Newsletter
Paperback | 2015 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine<br>Elizabeth Popp Berman Creating the Market University:
How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine
Elizabeth Popp Berman

"Creating the Market University succeeds in providing detailed, on-the-ground descriptions of the diverse decisions and events that worked together to create what amounts to a new social compact with academic science. . . . [T]his is a valuable work that offers significant insights into how science in the academy arrived at where it is today."--John Rudolph, Journal of American History
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $37.50 / £26.95
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Financial Crises, Liquidity, and the International Monetary System<br>Jean Tirole Financial Crises, Liquidity, and the International Monetary System
Jean Tirole

"An insightful contribution to the expanding economics research that reexamines the role of the International Monetary Fund in emerging markets and financial crises."--Choice
Paperback | 2015 | $22.95 / £15.95
Hardcover | 2002 | $57.50 / £39.95
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The Global Commonwealth of Citizens: Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy<br>Daniele Archibugi The Global Commonwealth of Citizens:
Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy
Daniele Archibugi

"Archibugi has been a leading proponent of new forms of cosmopolitan political community in which citizens have opportunities to participate directly in making global choices. In this book, he provides a grand summation of a decade of thinking about cosmopolitan democracy. . . . Archibugi's claim that democracy must be reinvented for a global era leads to extended discussions of the ways in which transnational democracy might operate. It is easy for such discussions to become abstract statements of political dreams, but Archibugi, to his credit, rolls up his sleeves and grapples with the specific ways in which citizen groups can get directly involved."--Foreign Affairs
Paperback | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2008 | $46.95 / £32.95
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How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times<br>Peter S. Wells How Ancient Europeans Saw the World:
Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times
Peter S. Wells

"[B]eautifully crisp and elegant. . . . [Wells's] book deserves to be widely read and admired."--Peter Thonemann, Times Literary Supplement
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Impossible Engineering: Technology and Territoriality on the Canal du Midi<br>Chandra Mukerji Impossible Engineering:
Technology and Territoriality on the Canal du Midi
Chandra Mukerji

"[T]his is a scintillating blend of cultural, political, and technological history."--Choice
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2009 | $45.00 / £30.95

Managing Egypt's Poor and the Politics of Benevolence, 1800-1952<br>Mine Ener Managing Egypt's Poor and the Politics of Benevolence, 1800-1952
Mine Ener

"This book, written by the late Mine Ener, is one of the first detailed social histories of charity and philanthropy in the Middle East. . . . By drawing on British and Egyptian archival material, Ener documents the changes in poor relief, changing attitudes to the public poor, and the emergence of new state and private actors in the field of charity, the motivations behind the efforts and the poor use of the programs created to help them."--Rehan Jamil, Middle East Journal
Paperback | 2015 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2003 | $62.95 / £43.95
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Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire<br>Judith Herrin Margins and Metropolis:
Authority across the Byzantine Empire
Judith Herrin

"Herrin has followed her publisher's excellent advice that she preface each piece with a generous account of when and how it came to be written. This means that, together with her general introductions for the two volumes, the reader has an extraordinary glimpse into the evolution of Byzantine studies from the 1960s onward as well as for the personal development of Herrin herself as a Byzantine historian. The two volumes are a kind of intellectual autobiography. I know of nothing quite like them in the time-honored tradition of collecting a scholar's papers. We can see clearly, step by step, how Herrin became the historian she is today as well as the environment that supported her, and through her, the field to which she has dedicated her life."--G.W. Bowersock, New York Review of Books
Paperback | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $39.50 / £27.95
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Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation<br>Lee Cronk & Beth L. Leech Meeting at Grand Central:
Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation
Lee Cronk & Beth L. Leech

"The study of cooperation is a multifield behemoth, and Meeting at Grand Central admirably covers considerable ground. Importantly, it does this in an accessible way, by describing select theories and concepts with clear and vivid examples. Seeing the current fragmented state of scholarship on cooperation as a coordination problem, and thus a problem of common knowledge, the authors also devote considerable time to developing a common set of definitions and concepts."--Daniel J. Hruschka, Current Anthropology
Paperback | 2015 | $22.95 / £15.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Moral Perception<br>Robert Audi Moral Perception
Robert Audi

"[T]his excellent book furthers Audi's recent attempts to develop a modest form of moral intuitionism."--Choice
Paperback | 2015 | $21.95 / £14.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Nasser's Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power<br>Jesse Ferris Nasser's Gamble:
How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power
Jesse Ferris

"[R]equired reading for those interested in the history of the Middle East."--Laura James, History Today
Paperback | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $45.00 / £30.95
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Overreach: Leadership in the Obama Presidency<br>George C. Edwards III Overreach:
Leadership in the Obama Presidency
George C. Edwards III

"[A] clear, well-documented study of the limits on presidential power and influence."--Publishers Weekly
Paperback | 2015 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $30.95 / £21.95
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Presidents and the Dissolution of the Union: Leadership Style from Polk to Lincoln<br>Fred I. Greenstein with Dale Anderson Presidents and the Dissolution of the Union: Leadership Style from Polk to Lincoln
Fred I. Greenstein with Dale Anderson

"Greenstein offers a new study of presidential leadership in addition to his numerous existing studies of the U.S. presidency."--Choice
Paperback | 2015 | $17.95 / £12.50
Hardcover | 2013 | $24.95 / £16.95
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Selling Women Short: Gender and Money on Wall Street<br>Louise Marie Roth Selling Women Short:
Gender and Money on Wall Street
Louise Marie Roth

"This research will be helpful to women if powerful Wall Street management earns of the findings and takes action."--Mary Whaley, Booklist
Paperback | 2015 | $22.95 / £15.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $27.95 / £19.95
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States of Credit: Size, Power, and the Development of European Polities<br>David Stasavage States of Credit:
Size, Power, and the Development of European Polities
David Stasavage

"Overall, States of Credit is a novel, solidly argued contribution that lies at the intersection of several dynamic fields of study. There is much to learn from it for political scientists, economic historians, and public economists, as well as a rich new data trove to mine. Though historians may be eager for more detail, they will surely appreciate the novelty of the historical conjectures presented, as well as their careful blending with both economic and political theory. Finally, the text is concise and accessible enough to be easily adaptable to upper level undergraduate courses, as well as to graduate discussions in both economics and politics."--Mauricio Drelichman, EH.Net
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2011 | $42.00 / £28.95
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Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium<br>Judith Herrin Unrivalled Influence:
Women and Empire in Byzantium
Judith Herrin

"Herrin has followed her publisher's excellent advice that she preface each piece with a generous account of when and how it came to be written. This means that, together with her general introductions for the two volumes, the reader has an extraordinary glimpse into the evolution of Byzantine studies from the 1960s onward as well as for the personal development of Herrin herself as a Byzantine historian. The two volumes are a kind of intellectual autobiography. I know of nothing quite like them in the time-honored tradition of collecting a scholar's papers. We can see clearly, step by step, how Herrin became the historian she is today as well as the environment that supported her, and through her, the field to which she has dedicated her life."--G.W. Bowersock, New York Review of Books
Paperback | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $35.00 / £24.95
eBook available

Books released during the week of May 26, 2015

Offshore Sea Life ID Guide: West Coast<br>Steve N. G. Howell & Brian L. Sullivan Offshore Sea Life ID Guide:
West Coast
Steve N. G. Howell & Brian L. Sullivan

"Filled with concise information and accurate illustrations, this terrific field guide will be a handy, quick reference for the layperson and serious naturalist on boat trips off the West Coast of the United States. No other useful guides for this region deal with both marine mammals and seabirds in the same book."--Sophie Webb, coauthor of Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coast
Paperback | 2015 | $14.95 / £10.95
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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory, 100th Anniversary edition<br>Albert Einstein<br>With Commentaries and Background Material by Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn Relativity:
The Special and the General Theory
100th Anniversary edition
Albert Einstein
With Commentaries and Background Material by Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn

"I can still see some fugitive magic in Relativity . . . it conjures Einstein as the oracle presenting a theory to the world—one of the most revolutionary and profound theories of all time.--Pedro Ferreira, Nature
Hardcover | 2015 | $26.95 / £18.95
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Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage<br>Stephen Macedo Just Married:
Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage
Stephen Macedo

"Just Married, by Stephen Macedo, is public philosophy the way it should be done. Taking on the tangled, emotionally charged issue of the institution of marriage, his new book is smart, open-minded, alert to complexity, aware of relevant empirical evidence, and well written. In our polarized public life, this invitation to reasoned deliberation about important controversies is rare and precious."--Robert D. Putnam, author of Bowling Alone and Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
Hardcover | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
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