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Think Tank Forty Neuroscientists Explore the Biological Roots of Human Experience
ISBN: PB: 9780300248524, ISBN: HB: 9780300225549, Yale University Press, January 2020
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Neuroscientist David J. Linden approached leading brain researchers and asked each the same question: "What idea about brain function would you most like to explain to the world?" Their responses make up this one-of-a-kind collection of popular scien...
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To Save the Country A Lost Treatise on Martial Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300222548, Yale University Press, September 2019
344 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The last work of Abraham Lincoln's law of war expert Francis Lieber was long considered lost – until Will Smiley and John Fabian Witt discovered it in the National Archives. Lieber's manuscript on emergency powers and martial law addresses important...
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Another Kind of War The Nature and History of Terrorism
ISBN: PB: 9780300188813, Yale University Press, September 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
In the years since 9/11, there has been a massive surge in interest surrounding the study of terrorism. This volume applies distinguished military historian John Lynn's lifetime of research and teaching experience to this difficult topic. As a form o...
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Fires of Life Endothermy in Birds and Mammals
ISBN: HB: 9780300227161, Yale University Press, August 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 60 black&white illus.
This pioneering work investigates why endothermy, or "warm-bloodedness", evolved in birds and mammals, despite its enormous energetic costs. Arguing that single-cause hypotheses to explain the origins of endothermy have stalled research since the 197...
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Reaching for the Moon A Short History of the Space Race
ISBN: HB: 9780300230468, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 19 black&white illus.
At the dawn of the space age, technological breakthroughs in Earth orbit flight were both breathtaking feats of ingenuity and disturbances to a delicate global balance of power. In this short book, aerospace historian Roger D. Launius concisely and e...
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Out of Joint Power, Crisis, and the Rhetoric of Time
ISBN: PB: 9780300166330, Yale University Press, July 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
To secure power in a crisis, leaders must sell deep change as a means to future good. But how could we know the future? Nomi Claire Lazar draws on stories across a range of cultures and contexts, ancient and modern, to show how leaders use constructi...
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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9781933789378, Yale University Press, June 2019
296 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 200 colour illus.
The Yale Babylonian Collection houses virtually every genre, type, and period of ancient Mesopotamian writing, ranging from about 3000 B.C.E. to the early Christian Era. Among its treasures are tablets of the "Epic of Gilgamesh" and other narratives,...
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Pirates A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders
ISBN: HB: 9780300180749, Yale University Press, June 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 colour illus., 6 black&white illus., 6 maps
In the twenty-first century piracy has regained a central place in Western culture, thanks to a surprising combination of Johnny Depp and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise as well as the dramatic rise of modern-day piracy around Somalia and th...
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Contested Territory Dien Bien Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam
ISBN: PB: 9780300233957, Yale University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The definitive account of one of the most important battles of the twentieth century, and the Black River borderlands' transformation into Northwest Vietnam Historians regard the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954 as the conflict that toppled the French...
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Listening In Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300244427, ISBN: HB: 9780300227444, Yale University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
New technologies have provided both incredible convenience and new threats. The same kinds of digital networks that allow you to hail a ride using your smartphone let power grid operators control a country's electricity – and these personal, corporat...
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