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Nature Remade Engineering Life, Envisioning Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780226783437, ISBN: HB: 9780226783260, University of Chicago Press, July 2021
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones, 2 tables
"Engineering" has firmly taken root in the entangled bank of biology even as proposals to remake the living world have sent tendrils in every direction, and at every scale. Nature Remade explores these complex prospects from a resolutely historical a...
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£108,00
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Evolution Made to Order Plant Breeding and Technological Innovation in Twentieth-Century America
ISBN: PB: 9780226790862, ISBN: HB: 9780226390086, University of Chicago Press, June 2021
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 29 halftones
In the mid-twentieth century, American plant breeders, frustrated by their dependence on natural variation in creating new crops and flowers, eagerly sought technologies that could extend human control over nature. Their search led them to celebrate...
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Northern Garden Symphony Combining Hardy Perennials for Blooms All Season
ISBN: PB: 9781602234413, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2021
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Put the power of a garden planning pro to work for you! Northern Garden Symphony offers explanations and illustrations of the sequential blooms of ornamental perennials as a tool for garden design. The idea of sequential blooming, Fairbanks-famous au...
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Restricted Data The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780226020389, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
528 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 halftones, 7 line drawings, 3 tables
The American atomic bomb was born in secrecy. From the moment scientists first conceived of its possibility to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and beyond, there were efforts to control the spread of nuclear information and the newly discovered...
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£28,00
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Atlas of AI
ISBN: HB: 9780300209570, Yale University Press, March 2021
288 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 20 black&white illus.
What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of original research, award-winning science and technology s...
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Calculus for Cranks
ISBN: PB: 9780300242799, Yale University Press, March 2021
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In mathematics, "cranks" are people who insist they understand something new about math even when the world tells them they are doing it wrong. This introduction to calculus is written with those cranks in mind, based on the foundational course that...
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Scientific History Experiments in History and Politics from the Bolshevik Revolution to the End of the Cold War
ISBN: HB: 9780226761381, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones
Increasingly, scholars in the humanities are calling for a reengagement with the natural sciences. Taking their cues from recent breakthroughs in genetics and the neurosciences, advocates of "big history" are calling for a reassessment of long-held a...
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Spatial Webs Mapping Anatolian Pasts for Research and the Public
ISBN: PB: 9786057685377, University of Chicago Press, Koc University Press, March 2021
236 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 72 colour plates, 56 figures, 16 tables
Spatial Webs charts the cultural heritage and identity of Anatolia, focusing on projects that incorporate Geographic Information Systems and other analytical tools in spatially significant research into the past. An important new contribution to arch...
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Ahab's Rolling Sea A Natural History of "Moby-Dick"
ISBN: PB: 9780226789873, ISBN: HB: 9780226514963, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
448 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 colour plates, 71 halftones
Although Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick" is beloved as one of the most profound and enduring works of American fiction, we rarely consider it a work of nature writing – or even a novel of the sea. Yet Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard avers "...
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Animals' Best Friends Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild
ISBN: HB: 9780226601489, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
As people come to understand more about animals' inner lives – the intricacies of their thoughts and the emotions that are expressed every day by whales and cows, octopus and mice, even bees – we feel a growing compassion, a desire to better their li...
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