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  • Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophesby Martin J. S. Rudwick

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    French zoologist Georges Cuvier (1769-1832) helped form and bring credibility to geology and paleontology. Here Martin J. S. Rudwick provides the first modern translation of Cuvier's essential writings on fossils and catastrophes and links these translated texts together with his own insightful narrative and interpretive commentary. "Martin Rudwick... more...

  • Worlds Before Adamby Martin J. S. Rudwick

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, scientists reconstructed the immensely long history of the earth—and the relatively recent arrival of human life. The geologists of the period, many of whom were devout believers, agreed about this vast timescale. But despite this apparent harmony between geology and Genesis, these scientists... more...

  • Bursting the Limits of Timeby Martin J. S. Rudwick

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 35.00

    In 1650, Archbishop James Ussher of Armagh joined the long-running theological debate on the age of the earth by famously announcing that creation had occurred on October 23, 4004 B.C. Although widely challenged during the Enlightenment, this belief in a six-thousand-year-old planet was only laid to rest during a revolution of discovery in the late... more...

  • The Great Devonian Controversyby Martin J. S. Rudwick

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 46.00

    "Arguably the best work to date in the history of geology."?David R. Oldroyd, Science "After a superficial first glance, most readers of good will and broad knowledge might dismiss [this book] as being too much about too little. They would be making one of the biggest mistakes in their intellectual lives. . . . [It] could become one of our century's... more...

  • Anglo-French Defence Relations Between the Warsby Professor Martin S. Alexander; William J. Philpott

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00

    This collection of essays reviews the politico-military relationship between Britain and France between the two World Wars. As well as examining the relationship between the two nations' armed services, the book's contributors also analyse key themes in Anglo-French inter-war defence politics - disarmament, intelligence and imperial defence - and joint... more...

  • Algerian War and the French Army, 1954-62by Professor Martin S. Alexander; Martin Evans; Professor J.F.V. Keiger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 160.00

    The Algerian War 1954-62 was one of the most prolonged and violent examples of decolonization. At times horribly savage, it was an undeclared war in the sense that no formal declaration of hostilities was ever made. Bringing to an end one hundred and thirty two years of French rule, the Algerian struggle caused the fall of six French prime ministers,... more...

  • Dual Attractionby Martin S. Weinberg; Colin J. Williams; Douglas W. Pryor

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 25.95

    For the past two generations, extensive research has been conducted on the determinants of homosexuality. But, until now, scant attention has been paid to what is perhaps the most mysterious--and potentially illuminating--variation of human sexual expression, bisexuality. Today, as ignorance and fear of AIDS makes greater awareness of all forms of... more...

  • Education and Social Justiceby J. Zajda; S. Majhanovich; V. Rust; E. Martín Sabina

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 159.00

    Education and Social Justice presents up-to-date scholarly research on global l and comparative trends in education, social justice and policy research. It provides an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concern in the field of social justice, globalisation, and policy research. Above all, the book... more...

  • Dementiaby Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy; Martin J. Prince; Jeffrey L. Cummings

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 112.00

    This book integrates contemporary knowledge about dementia across cultures, covering major clinical, epidemiological and scientific topics and enriched with personal insights. more...

  • The Handbook of Language and Speech Disordersby Jack S. Damico; Nicole Müller; Martin J. Ball

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.95

    Through contributions from leading experts in the fields of communication science, The Handbook of Speech and Language Disorders presents a comprehensive survey detailing the state of the art in speech, language, and cognitive/intellectual disorders. Provides the first in-depth exploration of the rapidly expanding field of communication disorders... more...