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Astronomical Optics

Written by a recognized expert in the field, this clearly presented, well-illustrated book provides both advanced level students and professionals with an authoritative, thorough...

Tolkien and Wagner

Tolkien famously rejected comparison of his Ring with Wagner's, though there is good evidence that Tolkien knew much more about Der Ring des Nibelungen than he let on after the...

Seismic safety of earth dam. A probabilistic approach

13 pages, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NYThe evaluation of the potential for slope sliding and/or liquefaction failure of earthendams subjected to earthquake...

Let's Read! the Gruffalo's Child

The complete story and original illustrations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book, The Gruffalo's Child, have been specially re-designed into a...

Precision Molecular Pathology of Prostate Cancer

This volume focuses on our current understanding of the molecular underpinnings of prostate cancer and their potential application for precision medicine approaches. The...

S.A.S.S.: Pardon My French

Seventeen-year-old Nicole dreams of spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend Nate. So when she finds herself on her way to Paris to study abroad without him, she's less...

On the Wings of Time: Rome, the Incas, Spain, and Peru

Historians have long recognized that the classical heritage of ancient Rome contributed to the development of a vibrant society in Spanish South America, but was the impact a...

Singapore: World City

With stunning photographs and insightful commentary this travel pictorial and Singapore travel guide captures the dynamism of a remarkable Pacific nation. In just a few short...

Exploring Engineering, Second Edition: An Introduction to Engineering and Design

Winner in its first edition of the Best New Undergraduate Textbook by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the American Association of Publishers (AAP), Kosky, et...

Mathematics of Multidimensional Seismic Imaging, Migration, and Inversion

In the last 40 years geophysicists have found that it is possible to construct images and even determine important physical characteristics of rocks that can yield information...


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The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece

The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece provides a wide-ranging synthesis of history, society, and culture during the formative period of Ancient Greece, from the Age of Homer...

Creativity on the Go: Pirates

Grab your pencils and complete the activities in this jam-packed travel-size book about pirates for kids! From colouring in to completing mazes, spotting the difference and using...

Wittgenstein's Method

This is a collection of the key articles written by renowned Wittgenstein scholar, G.P. Baker, on Wittgenstein’s later philosophy, published posthumously.Following...