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  • Apu Trilogyby Andrew Robinson

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    "I can never forget the excitement in my mind after seeing 'Pather Panchali'", noted Akira Kurosawa. Satyajit Ray's three films about the boyhood, adolescence and manhood of Apu, 'Pather Panchali' (1955), 'Aparajito' (1956) and 'The World of Apu' (1959) - collectively known as The Apu Trilogy - are established classics of world cinema. The Trilogy... more...

  • Earthquakeby Andrew Robinson

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    The 2011 devastating, tsunami-triggering quake off the coast of Japan and 2010?s horrifying destruction in Haiti reinforce the fact that large cities in every continent are at risk from earthquakes. Quakes threaten Los Angeles, Beijing, Cairo, Delhi, Singapore, and many more cities, and despite advances in earthquake science and engineering and improved... more...

  • Exceptional Creativity in Science and Technologyby Andrew Robinson

    Templeton Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    In the evolution of science and technology, laws governing exceptional creativity and innovation have yet to be discovered. The historian Thomas Kuhn, in his influential study The Structure of Scientific Revolutions , noted that the final stage in a scientific breakthrough such as Albert Einstein?s theory of relativity?that is, the most crucial stage?was... more...

  • Geniusby Andrew Robinson

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Homer, Leonardo da Vinci, Mozart, Shakespeare, and Tolstoy; Curie, Darwin, Einstein, Galileo, and Newton. What do these world-famous artists and scientists have in common?- apart from the fact that their achievements predate our own time by a century or more. Most of us would probably answer: all ten possessed something we call genius, which in each... more...

  • Raspberry Pi Hardware Projects 1by Andrew Robinson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 8.50

    Learn how to take full advantage of all of Raspberry Pi’s amazing features and functions—and have a blast doing it! Congratulations on becoming a proud owner of a Raspberry Pi, the credit-card-sized computer! If you’re ready to dive in and start finding out what this amazing little gizmo is really capable of, this ebook is for... more...

  • Satyajit Ray: The Inner Eyeby Andrew Robinson

    I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 14.95

    Satyajit Ray?s films include the 'Apu' trilogy, 'The Music Room,' 'Charulata,' 'Days and Nights in the Forest,' 'The Chess Players' and 'The Stranger.' He also made comedies, musicals, detective films and documentaries. Beginning with the classic Pather Panchali in 1955, Ray was an exceptionally versatile artist who won almost every major prize in... more...

  • Sudden Genius?by Andrew Robinson

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 25.99

    The highly admired scientist Linus Pauling, a double Nobel laureate in chemistry and peace, was once asked by a student. 'Dr Pauling, how do you have so many good ideas?' Pauling thought for a moment and replied: 'Well, David, I have a lot of ideas and throw away the bad ones.'Where do ideas come from? Why do some people have many more... more...

  • Writing and Scriptby Andrew Robinson

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 7.99

    Without writing, there would be no records, no history, no books, and no emails. Writing is an integral and essential part of our lives; but when did it start? Why do we all write differently and how did writing develop into what we use today?All of these questions are answered in this Very Short Introduction. Starting with the origins of writing five... more...

  • God and the World of Signsby Andrew J.N. Robinson

    BRILL 2010; US$ 168.00

    Drawing on the philosophy of C. S. Peirce, Robinson develops a ?semiotic model? of the Trinity and proposes a new theology of nature according to which the evolving cosmos may be understood as bearing ?vestiges of the Trinity in creation?. more...

  • A Stitch in Timeby Andrew J. Robinson

    Pocket Books/Star Trek 2000; US$ 8.99

    For nearly a decade Garak has longed for just one thing -- to go home. Exiled on a space station, surrounded by aliens who loathe and distrust him, going back to Cardassia has been Garak's one dream. Now, finally, he is home. But home is a world whose landscape is filled with death and destruction. Desperation and dust are constant companions and luxury... more...