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  • American Perceptions of Immigrant and Invasive Speciesby Peter Coates

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.25

    Sometimes by accident and sometimes on purpose, humans have transported plants and animals to new habitats around the world. Arriving in ever-increasing numbers to American soil, recent invaders have competed with, preyed on, hybridized with, and carried diseases to native species, transforming our ecosystems and creating anxiety among environmentalists... more...

  • Salmonby Peter Coates

    Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 19.95

    A natural and cultural history of the salmon, which along with an amazing life cycle, is rich with myth from lands as diverse as Nova Scotia, Norway, Korea, and the USA. more...

  • Ibn 'Arabi and Modern Thoughtby Peter Coates

    Anqa Publishing 2002; US$ 17.99

    These penetrating metaphysical and spiritual teachings cross the divides of culture and time, providing unexpectedly modern insight. more...

  • Natureby Peter Coates

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    'Nature' is a deceptively simple and ahistorical term, suggesting intrinsic, unchanging reality. Yet nature has a history too, both in terms of human attitudes and human impacts. Coates outlines the major understandings of 'nature' in the western world since classical times, from nature as higher authority to its more recent meaning of threatened physical... more...

  • A Story of Six Riversby Peter Coates

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00

    Many of the world?s major cities sprang up on the banks of rivers. Used for water, food, irrigation, transportation, and power, rivers sustain life and connect the world together, but most of us think of them simply as waterways that must be crossed on the way to another place. Using four European and two North American rivers as examples, A Story... more...

  • Environment and Historyby William Beinart; Peter Coates

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    The influence of human economies and cultures on ecosystems is particularly striking in the new worlds into which Europeans have expanded over the past five hundred years. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, Beinart and Coates examine this neglected aspect of the history of settler incursion and dominance in two frontier nations, the... more...

  • The Fundamentals of Radiation Thermometersby Peter Coates; David Lowe

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 249.95

    Authored by two highly respected experts in this specialist area, The Fundamentals of Radiation Thermometers is an essential resource for anyone intending to measure the temperature of an object using the radiated energy from that object. This readable, user-friendly book gives important background knowledge for anyone working in the field of... more...

  • Local Places, Global Processesby Peter Coates; David Moon; Paul Warde

    Windgather Press 2016; US$ 20.54

    We live in an age of unprecedented environmental change: global, interconnected and universal. Yet though our lives are inextricably connected to global processes, and increasingly mobile, we still live in particular places. Our perceptions of change, and what kind of change might be for good or ill, are shaped by the interaction of localised experience... more...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Irelandby Patrick Hanks; Richard Coates; Peter McClure

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 399.99 US$ 359.99

    This newly compiled and researched dictionary contains entries for more than 45,000 English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK. more...

  • Non-abelian Fundamental Groups and Iwasawa Theoryby John Coates; Minhyong Kim; Florian Pop; Mohamed Sa´di; Peter Schneider

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 84.00

    Displays the intricate interplay between different foundations of non-commutative number theory. more...