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  • Daily Life in Ancient Romeby Brian K. Harvey

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 20.50

    "One really must admire Harvey?s achievement in this sourcebook. With just 350 passages (more than half of them consisting of Latin inscriptions, from all over Rome?s empire), Harvey manages to give his readers a real sense of Roman private values and behaviors. His translations of the original texts are superb?both accurate and elegant. And he contextualizes... more...

  • Blue Genesby Brian Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    The advance of genetic sciences has led to a 'blue revolution' in the way we use aquatic biodiversity. By 2020, the world will be eating almost as much farmed as wild fish, marine bacteria could yield the cure for cancer and deep-sea bacteria may be exploited to gobble up oil spills. Science is moving ahead at a staggering speed, and the demand for... more...

  • The End of the Riverby Brian Harvey

    ECW Press 2008; US$ 14.95

    When biologist Brian Harvey saw a thousand fish blundering into a Brazilian dam, he asked the obvious: What's going to happen to them? The End of the River is the story of his long search for an answer.The End of the River is about people and rivers and the misuse of science. Harvey takes readers from a fisheries patrol boat on the Fraser River... more...

  • Beethoven's Tenthby Brian Harvey

    Orca Book Publishers 2015; US$ 4.99

    In this murder mystery, piano tuner and unlikely sleuth Frank Ryan is forced to solve a mystery in order to save his life. more...

  • Tokyo Girlby Brian Harvey

    Orca Book Publishers 2016; US$ 4.99

    Frank Ryan navigates the unfamiliar culture and structure of Tokyo. more...

  • China in Spaceby Brian Harvey

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 44.92

    This book details China's current space program and looks at its ambitious future. It includes coverage of much generally unknown information on the missions, personalities, spacecraft, launchers, budgets, and future plans. more...

  • Russian Planetary Explorationby Brian Harvey

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 40.39

    Illustrated with photographs from Soviet Venus and Mars probes, images of spacecraft, diagrams of flight paths and maps of landing sites, this book draws on published scientific papers, archives, memoirs and other material. The text reviews Soviet engineering techniques and science packages, as well the difficulties which ruined several missions. The... more...

  • Soviet and Russian Lunar Explorationby Brian Harvey

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 35.30

    This book tells the story of the Soviet and Russian lunar programme, from its origins to the present-day federal Russian space programme. It concludes that political mismanagement rather than technology prevented the Soviet Union from landing cosmonauts on the moon. more...

  • Space Exploration 2007by Brian Harvey

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 20.15

    This book is the first regular space exploration annual. It provides an annual update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every year in September. It is written at an accessible level for both young and older space enthusiasts. more...

  • The Rebirth of the Russian Space Programby Brian Harvey

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 35.30

    This fascinating text is aimed at space enthusiasts, professionals working in the space industry, journalists covering space issues and space historians. Here, fifty years after Sputnik, is the definitive book on this subject. more...