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- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
"Flawless, intensively moving, and supremely intelligent . . . A novel as wily, elusive, and deceptively plain as the life it so deftly evokes." - The Boston Globe "A savory pleasure to read . . . A powerful and convincing portrait of the poet." - The Washington Post more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 15.98
'Here is art which conceals art, and intellect which conceals intellect, so that by the end of the book one feels that one understands something one had not understood before. Mr Hall is witty and amusing, but not snide; he has a lightness of touch which allows him to write of extremely serious matters without solemnity; he knows how to convey a... more...
- Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99
There are now over 25 books published as part of the Aspects Series, each one taking readers on a voyage of nostalgic discovery through their town, city or area. Here Birmingham, once "The Workshop of the Empire" is revealed in twelve studies of the city and its people. Here we find "Birmingham Municipal Bank", the only successful... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 137.00
Bones and Cartilage provides the most in-depth review ever assembled on the topic. It examines the function, development and evolution of bone and cartilage as tissues, organs and skeletal systems. It describes how bone and cartilage is developed in embryos and are maintained in adults, how bone reappears when we break a leg, or even regenerates... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 38.00
Long ago, fish fins evolved into the limbs of land vertebrates and tetrapods. During this transition, some elements of the fin were carried over while new features developed. Lizard limbs, bird wings, and human arms and legs are therefore all evolutionary modifications of the original tetrapod limb. A comprehensive look at the current state... more...
- Springer US 2008; US$ 119.00
Presents the most recent information on the molecular basis of the specification of the neural crest, and also includes evolutionary and historical information more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Homology, the similarity between organisms that is due to common ancestry, is the central concept of all comparative biology. However, the application of this concept varies depending on the data being examined. This volume represents a state-of-the-art treatment of the different applications of this unifying concept. Chapters deal with homology on... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Cartilage, Volume 1: Structure, Function, and Biochemistry provides an in-depth treatment of cartilage structure, function, and biochemistry. Topics range from vertebrate and invertebrate cartilages to chondroblasts and chondrocytes, along with the use of transmission electron microscopy and scanning electron microscopy to examine cartilage. The collagens... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 99.00
The neural crest cells are very important during vertebrate development as they give rise to cartilage, nerve cells and pigmented cells. This book provides an overview of the neural crest and neural crest cells that will appeal to both biological and medical audiences. The book will be an accessible guide to all scientists and students who wish to... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 89.95
Although ideas from quantum physics play an important role in many parts of modern mathematics, there are few books about quantum mechanics aimed at mathematicians. This book introduces the main ideas of quantum mechanics in language familiar to mathematicians. Readers with little prior exposure to physics will enjoy the book's conversational tone... more...