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- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
Reproductive Biology of Teleost Fishes is the first integrated review of the reproductive biology of the bony fishes, which are the most species-rich and diversified group of vertebrates. Teleosts display remarkable variation in their modes of reproduction, and this volume is intended to provide a framework for understanding the remarkable reproductive... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the Haymarket bombing of 1886, and the making and unmaking of the model town of Pullman—these remarkable events in what many considered the quintessential American city forced people across the country to confront the disorder that seemed inevitably to accompany urban growth and social change. In Urban Disorder... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 18.00
A city is more than a massing of citizens, a layout of buildings and streets, or an arrangement of political, economic, and social institutions. It is also an infrastructure of ideas that are a support for the beliefs, values, and aspirations of the people who created the city. In City Water, City Life , celebrated historian Carl Smith explores this... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 12.00
Arguably the most influential document in the history of urban planning, Daniel Burnham’s 1909 Plan of Chicago , coauthored by Edward Bennett and produced in collaboration with the Commercial Club of Chicago, proposed many of the city’s most distinctive features, including its lakefront parks and roadways, the Magnificent Mile, and Navy... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 40.00
Every so often a work of history appears that radically changes our understanding of people, place and period. Chinese Christian is such a work. This book asks questions about Hong Kong that have never been asked before. It shows that the leaders of Chinese society had a far greater role in shaping early Hong Kong history than earlier historians had... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 94.95
"...my message to lecturers in building/quantity surveying is to 'put it on your course list for essential reading' and to students and practitioners 'buy it' " Building Technology & Management Provides a practical introduction to understanding the costs encountered on a building project together with an appreciation of the many factors influencing... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 22.00
A leading postmodern thinker discusses the church's need to reconsider the Great Commission in light of globalization and the spread of technology with specific strategies for meeting current challenges. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 15.95
December 7, 1941 was one of the single most decisive days of World War II (1939-1945) - the day that brought the USA into the fight. Six Japanese aircraft carriers disgorged their full complements in two waves on the superior US Pacific Fleet as it lay slumbering in Pearl Harbor. Depending on opposing viewpoints, the attack was either a brilliant maneuver... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 15.95
Osprey's study of the Battle of Gettysburg (1863), one of the decisive battles of the American Civil War (1861-1865). The Confederate invasion of the Northern states was General Lee's last great gamble. By taking the war to the Union he hoped to force Lincoln into peace negotiations, or win support from the European powers who were watching events... more...