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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99
Winner of the Bancroft Prize The Minutemen and Their World , first published in 1976, is reissued now in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition with a new Foreword by Alan Taylor and a new Afterword by the author. On April 19, 1775, the American Revolution began at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts. The "shot heard round the world" catapulted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Tennessee Williams' plays are performed around the world, and are staples of the standard American repertory. His famous portrayals of women engage feminist critics, and as America's leading gay playwright from the repressive postwar period, through Stonewall, to the growth of gay liberation, he represents an important and controversial figure for... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56
Mathematicians solve equations, or try to. But sometimes the solutions are not as interesting as the beautiful symmetric patterns that lead to them. Written in a friendly style for a general audience, Fearless Symmetry is the first popular math book to discuss these elegant and mysterious patterns and the ingenious techniques mathematicians use... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 16.95 US$ 13.56
Elliptic Tales describes the latest developments in number theory by looking at one of the most exciting unsolved problems in contemporary mathematics?the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture. In this book, Avner Ash and Robert Gross guide readers through the mathematics they need to understand this captivating problem. The key to the conjecture... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
We use addition on a daily basis?yet how many of us stop to truly consider the enormous and remarkable ramifications of this mathematical activity? Summing It Up uses addition as a springboard to present a fascinating and accessible look at numbers and number theory, and how we apply beautiful numerical properties to answer math problems. Mathematicians... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 29.99
Volume Two of A History of the Book in America documents the development of a distinctive culture of print in the new American republic. Between 1790 and 1840 printing and publishing expanded, and literate publics provided a ready market for novels, almanacs, newspapers, tracts, and periodicals. Government, business, and reform drove the dissemination... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 50.00
Surrounded by potential adversaries, nineteenth-century Prussia and twentieth-century Germany faced the formidable prospect of multifront wars and wars of attrition. To counteract these threats, generations of general staff officers were educated in operational thinking, the main tenets of which were extremely influential on military planning across... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
The Twenty-First-Century Media Industry examines the role that new media technologies are having on the traditional media industry from a media management perspective. It provides an intriguing examination of how traditional media industries are adapting to new media technologies and evolving in the twenty-first century. more...