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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
A squared plus b squared equals c squared. It sounds simple, doesn't it? Yet this familiar expression is a gateway into the riotous garden of mathematics, and sends us on a journey of exploration in the company of two inspired guides, acclaimed authors Robert and Ellen Kaplan. With wit, verve, and clarity, they trace the life of the Pythagorean... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available
It is easy to be wary of mathematics - but as this book shows, drawing on science, literature and philosophy, its patterns are evrywhere. In witty and eloquent prose, Robert and Ellen Kaplan take mathematics back to its estranged audience, bringing understanding and clarity to a traditionally difficult subject, and revealing the beauty behind the equations.... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
“In this sparkling narrative, mathematics is indeed set free.” —Michael Shermer Who hasn't feared the math Minotaur in its labyrinth of abstractions? The subject can seem convoluted and forbidding. Yet to do mathematics is to wrestle with “accessible mysteries”—and Out of the Labyrinth shows how exhilarating the challenge can be. Robert and Ellen... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 40.99
Teun A. van Dijk brings together a multidisciplinary team of linguists and social scientists from eight Latin American countries (Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Peru), creating the first work in English that provides comprehensive insight into discursive racism across Latin America. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
During the past decades, the FEM software and other numerical methods have been developed rapidly with increasing applications in civil engineering and various industrial fields, successfully. However, there still remain many problems. The contributions to this book will systematically present up-to-date progress and solutions on key problems. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
Introduction to the Special Issue: Higher Education and Regional Development. Note by the Editor. The Engagement of Higher Educational Institutions in Regional Development: An Overview of the Opportunities and Challenges. John Goddard and Jaana Puukka. Universities, Innovation and Regional Development: A View from the United States. Mark Drabenstott.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00
Todays university students are drawn from a highly diverse set of backgrounds. Students appear in various guises as citizens, consumers, and clients. They are fitting university study around increasingly busy lives, often alongside paid employment. In many countries students are paying more for their university education, and expect high levels... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00
As China's "open door" economic policies result in remarkably high and sustained levels of growth, demands on the skills and knowledge of its population have fundamentally changed with inevitable pressure on the education system. This volume provides a distinct flavour of the challenges and opportunities inherent in the very fundamental... more...