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Featured Books New Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America revised and updated edition two-volume set Guy Baldassarre A Wildlife Management Institute Book The best-selling and authoritative reference book on waterfowl has been fully revised and updated by one of the world’s most respected waterfowl biologists. 2014 1,088 pp., 144 color photos, 138 color illus., 50 maps 978-1-4214-0751-7 $69.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

An Equation for Every Occasion Fifty-Two Formulas and Why They Matter John M. Henshaw A little math, a bit of history, and a dose of storytelling combine to reveal the importance of equations in everyday life. 2014 208 pp., 1 halftone, 15 line drawings 978-1-4214-1491-1 $29.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Science Unshackled How Obscure, Abstract, Seemingly Useless Scientific Research Turned Out to Be the Basis for Modern Life C. Renée James Fascinating stories that describe the unlikely path from quirky idea to useful and essential knowledge. 2014 216 pp. 978-1-4214-1500-0 $24.95 hardcover

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Sharks The Animal Answer Guide Gene Helfman and George H. Burgess Do sharks lay eggs or give birth to live young? Do sharks sleep? How long do they live? This book answers your questions about some of nature’s most misunderstood animals. 2014 288 pp., 34 color photos, 72 halftones, 10 line drawings 978-1-4214-1309-9 $26.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

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Featured Books Gene Jockeys Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise Nicolas Rasmussen “Delicately unravels the tangled fibres of discovery, entrepreneurship and lab life in the first decades of genetic engineering.”—Nature 2014 264 pp., 12 line drawings 978-1-4214-1340-2 $35.00 hardcover

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Field Guide to the Natural World of Washington, D.C. Howard Youth illustrated by Mark A. Klingler photographs by Robert E. Mumford, Jr. foreword by Kirk Johnson A field guide to plants and animals commonly found in the nation’s capital. 2014 400 pp., 91 color photos, 13 maps, 100 color plates 978-1-4214-1204-7 $24.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

Alien Universe Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos Don Lincoln “A clear and clear-sighted look at Aliens by a man who would be delighted if one day they appeared.”—Publishers Weekly 2013 208 pp., 23 b&w photos, 13 line drawings 978-1-4214-1072-2 $29.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

The Science of Ocean Waves Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas J. B. Zirker A whirlwind tour of the world of waves—from the “ordinary” waves that constantly churn the sea to the rogues or freaks that can rise up seemingly from nowhere to heights of 20 meters or more. 2013 264 pp., 49 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-1078-4 $39.95 hardcover

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Featured Books The Quick Guide to Wild Edible Plants Easy to Pick, Easy to Prepare Lytton John Musselman and Harold J. Wiggins “Should I ever get a craving for stinging nettle omelet or black locust fritters, I will know exactly which wild edible plant book to look in.”—The Aiken Standard 2013 144 pp., 116 color photos 978-1-4214-0871-2 $24.95 hardcover

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Train Wreck The Forensics of Rail Disasters George Bibel Riveting tales of trains gone wrong, the detective work of finding out why, and the safety improvements that were born of tragedy. 2012 368 pp., 19 halftones, 101 line drawings 978-1-4214-0590-2 $29.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Beyond the Black Box The Forensics of Airplane Crashes George Bibel “Offering insights into how aviation accident investigations are conducted, Bibel addresses the causes of such accidents, from in-flight breakup to metal fatigue and combustion, and the lessons learned.”—Library Journal 2007 408 pp., 38 halftones, 183 line drawings 978-0-8018-8631-7 $33.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

The Science of Doctor Who Paul Parsons “This exploration of the long-running TV series delivers on its promise to answer the kinds of questions raised by the best of science fiction.”—Science News 2010 328 pp., 19 line drawings 978-0-8018-9560-9 $24.95 hardcover

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Mammalogy New Primate Comparative Anatomy Daniel L. Gebo “A very strong addition to the available books on primate anatomy. A clear, logical, and useful resource for students and a nice quick reference for researchers.”—Timothy M. Ryan, The Pennsylvania State University 2014 208 pp., 15 halftones, 153 line drawings 978-1-4214-1489-8 $84.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Mammals of Mexico edited by Gerardo Ceballos “Mexico is a mega-diverse country, with one of the world’s richest mammal faunas. Gerardo Ceballos is an internationally recognized scientist known for his remarkable breadth and insights. This book . . . showcases both to great effect.”—Bruce Patterson, The Field Museum 2014 984 pp., 574 color photos, 538 maps 978-1-4214-0843-9 $150.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Squirrels of the World Richard W. Thorington, Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton “Squirrels of the World does a wonderful job at surveying this charismatic group of animals . . . The photographs in this book are worth the cost of the book themselves.”—Canadian Field-Naturalist 2012 472 pp., 276 color photos, 285 maps, 2 graphs, 28 plates 978-1-4214-0469-1 $75.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Squirrels The Animal Answer Guide Richard W. Thorington, Jr., and Katie E. Ferrell “This engaging guide sheds light on a common mammal that is anything but commonplace.”—Wildlife Conservation 2006 208 pp., 77 halftones, 4 line drawings 978-0-8018-8403-0 $26.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

Bats of the United States and Canada Michael J. Harvey, J. Scott Altenbach, and Troy L. Best “A well-written, interesting primer on bats that provides a broad overview of bat biology and conservation . . . The book is richly illustrated with an excellent assortment of full-color photographs.”—Choice 2011 224 pp., 135 color photos, 47 maps, 2 graphs 978-1-4214-0191-1 $24.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

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Herpetology and Ichthyology New Biology and Conservation of North American Tortoises

Small Wild Cats

edited by David C. Rostal, Earl D. McCoy, and Henry R. Mushinsky

The Animal Answer Guide

The most comprehensive book ever published

James G. Sanderson and Patrick Watson

on North America’s native tortoises.

“As the big cats (cheetahs, jaguars, leopards, lions, and pumas) tend to get the lion’s share

2014 208 pp., 19 halftones, 30 line drawings 978-1-4214-1377-8 $69.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

of attention in most books, a work specifically on small wild cats is welcome.”—Choice 2011 184 pp., 32 color photos, 76 b&w photos, 9 line drawings 978-0-8018-9885-3 $24.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

The Biology of Small Mammals

Freshwater Fishes of North America Volume 1: Petromyzontidae to Catostomidae edited by Melvin L. Warren, Jr., and Brooks M. Burr

Joseph F. Merritt

illustrated by Joseph R. Tomelleri

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

A monumental reference that provides

“Where Dr. Merritt’s book shines and separates itself from other mammalogy books is when he adds the details, examples, and colorful commentary allowing readers to share his passion and enthusiasm for small mammals.” —Journal of Wildlife Management 2010 336 pp., 63 b&w photos, 13 b&w illus. 978-0-8018-7950-0 $60.00 hardcover

Walker’s Mammals of the World sixth edition two-volume set Ronald M. Nowak “A massive compilation ideal for readers who want to have at their fingertips information on every mammal species.”—International Zoo News 1999 2,015 pp., 550 b&w illus. 978-0-8018-5789-8 $160.00 hardcover

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comprehensive details on the freshwater fishes of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. 2014 664 pp. 132 color photos, 71 color illus., 72 line drawings, 85 maps 978-1-4214-1201-6 $100.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Herpetology and Ichthyology

A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes

Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay

From Maine to Texas Val Kells and Kent Carpenter

Edward O. Murdy and John A. Musick illustrated by Val Kells

“This book is a wonderful identification guide . . . It will make an excellent addition to any tying

“A must have for anglers, naturalists, scientists,

library both for its detailed bait fish illustrations

outdoors people and anyone who just loves the

as well as a tool for catch identification and

Chesapeake Bay.”—Bay Weekly

research.”—Florida Fly Fishing Magazine

2013 360 pp., 251 color illus., 2 maps 978-1-4214-0768-5 $24.95 paperback

2011 448 pp., 1,079 color illus., 192 b&w illus., 1 map 978-0-8018-9838-9 $25.00 paperback


Saving Sea Turtles

The Animal Answer Guide

Extraordinary Stories from the Battle against Extinction

Aaron M. Bauer “Anyone who owns a gecko, has seen them

James R. Spotila

in the wild, or has wondered about them will

“A turtle biologist makes a plea to save sea

appreciate this gem of a book.”—Northeastern

turtles, remarkable creatures that start life buried


in up to two feet of sand.”—Science News

2013 192 pp., 35 color photos, 94 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-0853-8 $26.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

2011 240 pp., 12 color plates 978-0-8018-9907-2 $24.95 hardcover

Frogs of the United States and Canada two-volume set C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine “These very well-written, indispensable volumes are exceptionally detailed, accurate, and up-todate . . . Essential.”—Choice 2013 1032 pp., 387 color photos, 32 b&w illus., 109 maps 978-1-4214-0633-6 $180.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

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The Rise of Fishes 500 Million Years of Evolution

second edition John A. Long “One could almost take this for a coffee-table book at first glance, so profusely and well is it illustrated . . . [It] is not just a scientific and educational tool; it is also a visual celebration of the glories of biological diversity as seen in the fossil record.”—Nature 2010 304 pp., 274 color illus., 70 line drawings 978-0-8018-9695-8 $65.00 hardcover

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Ecology, Evolution, and Paleontology New Elements of Physical Hydrology second edition George M. Hornberger, Patricia L. Wiberg, Jeffrey P. Raffensperger, and Paolo D’Odorico The most cogent textbook ever produced on the topic, this revised and expanded edition will be welcomed by students and professionals alike. 2014 352 pp., 156 line drawings 978-1-4214-1373-0 $74.95 hardcover

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Mapping Disease Transmission Risk Enriching Models Using Biogeography and Ecology A. Townsend Peterson A revolutionary book that presents analytical tools for understanding why a particular disease is transmitted within a specific geographic area. 2014 224 pp., 19 line drawings, 16 maps 978-1-4214-1473-7 $79.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Essential Readings in Evolutionary Biology edited by Francisco J. Ayala and John C. Avise “An excellent collection of classic papers that does a great job of tracing the history of evolutionary biology through the presentation of seminal works from their original sources . . . providing a collection of essential readings in evolutionary biology to academia and the reading public.” —Science, Religion and Culture 2014 576 pp., 9 halftones, 99 line drawings 978-1-4214-1305-1 $49.95 hardcover

Atlas of Crustacean Larvae edited by Joel W. Martin, Jørgen Olesen, and Jens T. Høeg An illustrated guide to the sweeping diversity of crustacean larval forms. 2014 384 pp., 134 color plates 978-1-4214-1197-2 $125.00 hardcover

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Penguins The Animal Answer Guide Gerald L. Kooyman and Wayne Lynch Kooyman has studied penguins for decades and Lynch’s photographs of penguins in the wild are the best ever captured. The result of their combined effort is an engaging book that answers every penguin question you’ve ever had. 2013 184 pp., 39 color photos, 73 halftones 978-1-4214-1051-7 $26.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

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Ecology, Evolution, and Paleontology The Housing Bomb Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society M. Nils Peterson, Tarla Rai Peterson, and Jianguo Liu “In this compelling book we are shown the destructive folly of humanity’s insatiable appetite for bigger and bigger homes, and for second and third homes, a largely unrecognized factor in the human environmental predicament.”—Paul R. Ehrlich, Stanford University, author of The Population Bomb 2013 224 pp., 1 b&w photo, 17 line drawings 978-1-4214-1065-4 $29.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Starfish Biology and Ecology of the Asteroidea edited by John M. Lawrence “Color photographs and detailed black-and-white illustrations will aid the layperson looking for basic information, but the extensive references speak to this volume’s research value.”—Library Journal 2013 288 pp., 17 color photos, 62 b&w photos, 101 line drawings, 2 maps 978-1-4214-0787-6 $100.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Secret Lives of Ants Jae Choe foreword by Jane Goodall photographs by Dan Perlman “One of the best (and most readable) books ever written on these important insects. The author, who is intimately familiar with the scientific facts, provides a charming and personalized story that will appeal to a broad readership.”—E. O. Wilson 2012 184 pp., 75 color illus. 978-1-4214-0428-8 $34.95 hardcover

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Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts A Guide to Their Identification and Ecology

second edition William S. Johnson and Dennis M. Allen with illustrations by Marni Fylling “An indispensable book for teachers, students, and professionals working in marine biology and oceanography.”—Northeastern Naturalist 2012 472 pp., 30 line drawings, 110 plates 978-1-4214-0618-3 $50.00 paperback Also available as an e-book

Trees of Life A Visual History of Evolution Theodore W. Pietsch “With the concept of evolution now often iconified to the point of misrepresentation, Trees of Life reminds us that both the idea and its representation were—and are—fluid, debated, and reconstructed.”—Science 2012 376 pp., 5 halftones, 226 line drawings 978-1-4214-1185-9 $34.95 paperback

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Ecology, Evolution, and Paleontology

Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City Leslie Day illustrated by Trudy Smoke “With wonderful illustrations, photographs, and descriptive text, Leslie Day has given us a handbook for naturalists, sidewalk denizens, apartment dwellers, dog-walkers, and bicycle riders.” —Wayne Cahilly, New York Botanical Garden 2011 296 pp., 220 color photos, 5 maps, 50 color plates 978-1-4214-0152-2 $24.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City Leslie Day illustrated by Mark A. Klingler foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg “This little gem fills you in on everything finned, furred, feathered, or leafed, and how to find it,

Extinction and Radiation How the Fall of Dinosaurs Led to the Rise of Mammals J. David Archibald “An excellent compendium of the current state of paleontological knowledge about the contemporaneous histories of these two groups.”—Quarterly Review of Biology 2011 120 pp., 31 illus., 6 maps, 14 graphs 978-0-8018-9805-1 $65.00 hardcover

The Other Saber-tooths Scimitar-tooth Cats of the Western Hemisphere edited by Virginia L. Naples, Larry D. Martin, and John P. Babiarz “A must-read for all saber-tooth researchers and educated readers interested in these awe-inspiring predators.”—Quarterly Review of Biology 2011 252 pp., 65 color illus., 65 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-0-8018-9664-4 $110.00 hardcover

in all five boroughs.”—House and Garden 2007 356 pp., 15 maps, 101 figures, 100 color plates 978-0-8018-8682-9 $25.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

The Evolution of Obesity Michael L. Power and Jay Schulkin “Goes far beyond anything else that is available

The Rise of Amphibians 365 Million Years of Evolution Robert Carroll Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine “Should be on the bookshelf of anyone involved

on obesity . . . Power and Schulkin deserve

in vertebrate evolution.”—Systematic Biology

much credit for their bold attempt to combine

2009 392 pp., 235 b&w illus., 16 color plates 978-0-8018-9140-3 $68.00 hardcover

evolutionary and reductionist explanations, and for their unflinching acknowledgment of complexity.”—Nature 2009 408 pp., 16 halftones, 46 line drawings 978-1-4214-0960-3 $29.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

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Wildlife Management & Conservation

Wildlife in Airport Environments

Wildlife Damage Management

Preventing Animal–Aircraft Collisions through Science-Based Management

Prevention, Problem Solving, and Conflict Resolution

edited by Travis L. DeVault, Bradley F. Blackwell, and Jerrold L. Belant

Russell F. Reidinger, Jr., and James E. Miller

“The authors did an outstanding job in collecting, analyzing, and organizing current best management practices for aviation wildlife management.” —Animal Behaviour Published in association with The Wildlife Society 2013 200 pp., 53 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-1082-1 $75.00 hardcover

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Wildlife Management and Conservation Contemporary Principles and Practices edited by Paul R. Krausman and James W. Cain III A definitive textbook for students of wildlife

“A significant contribution to the wildlife management and conservation literature. . . Highly recommended.”—Choice 2013 256 pp., 22 halftones, 27 line drawings 978-1-4214-0944-3 $85.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management second edition edited by Daniel J. Decker, Shawn J. Riley, and William F. Siemer “Any college-level collection strong in conservation and resource management as well as wildlife issues will find this an important work.” —Midwest Book Review


Published in association with The Wildlife Society

Published in association with The Wildlife Society

2012 304 pp., 101 b&w photos 978-1-4214-0654-1 $85.00 hardcover

2013 360 pp., 2 color illus., 46 b&w illus., 64 line drawings 978-1-4214-0986-3 $99.50 hardcover Also available as an e-book

The Wildlife Techniques Manual

Essential Readings in Wildlife Management and Conservation

seventh edition two-volume set

edited by Paul R. Krausman and Bruce D. Leopold

Volume 1: Research Volume 2: Management

“Sure to become a common text among wildlife students and professionals. . . the editors certainly achieved their goal of developing a text referencing the core literature of wildlife conservation and management.”—Journal of Wildlife Management Published in association with The Wildlife Society 2013 696 pp., 2 halftones 978-1-4214-0818-7 $50.00 hardcover

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edited by Nova J. Silvy Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine “The broad sweep of methodology in both wildlife research and management and the affordable price for this large, two-volume text make it an indispensible reference. Essential.”—Choice Published in association with The Wildlife Society 2012 1,136 pp., 190 b&w illus., 170 line drawings 978-1-4214-0159-1 $150.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

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Physics New The Large Hadron Collider The Extraordinary Story of the Higgs Boson and Other Stuff That Will Blow Your Mind Don Lincoln An insider’s history of the Large Hadron Collider: why it was built, how it works, and the importance of what it has revealed. 2014 240 pp., 5 b&w photos, 19 b&w illus., 25 halftones, 41 line drawings 978-1-4214-1351-8 $29.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Tensor Calculus for Physics A Concise Guide Dwight E. Neuenschwander Using a clear, step-by-step approach, this book explains one of the more difficult—yet crucial—topics in physics. 2014 152 pp., 8 line drawings 978-1-4214-1565-9 $45.00 paperback

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Emmy Noether’s Wonderful Theorem Dwight E. Neuenschwander “Without entering into technicalities, the author nevertheless succeeds in preserving a reasonable standard of mathematical rigor and, above all, in convincing the reader of the mathematical beauty and physical relevance of Noether’s theorem. If only for that reason, I can strongly recommend this book.”—Mathematical Reviews 2010 264 pp., 15 line drawings 978-0-8018-9694-1 $30.00 paperback

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Lights On! The Science of Power Generation Mark Denny Anyone who is interested in how energy works and how it is transformed to power our lives will get a charge out of Lights On! 2013 264 pp., 23 halftones, 29 line drawings 978-1-4214-0996-2 $29.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

The Science of Navigation From Dead Reckoning to GPS Mark Denny Get your bearings with Mark Denny—an expert at explaining scientific concepts to the non-technical reader—in this all-encompassing look at the history and science of navigation. 2012 272 pp., 67 halftones, 59 line drawings 978-1-4214-0512-4 $30.00 paperback Also available as an e-book

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Super Structures

Time Travel

The Science of Bridges, Buildings, Dams, and Other Feats of Engineering

A Writer’s Guide to the Real Science of Plausible Time Travel

Mark Denny “Structures stand, soar and collapse based on

Paul J. Nahin with a new preface

fundamental physics principles.”—Science News “An exciting read covering every aspect of time 2010 280 pp., 74 halftones, 59 line drawings 978-0-8018-9437-4 $30.00 paperback Also available as an e-book

Nucleus A Trip into the Heart of Matter

second edition Ray Mackintosh, Jim Al-Khalili, Björn Jonson, and Teresa Peña “The book demonstrates the central role of nuclear physics in our exploration of nature.” —Sesame 2012 144 pp., 130 color photos, 40 halftones 978-1-4214-0351-9 $35.00 hardcover

travel.”—Australasian Science Magazine 2011 224 pp., 14 line drawings 978-1-4214-0082-2 $24.95 paperback

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Relativity for the Questioning Mind Daniel F. Styer “Organized beautifully and written well, this is one of the clearest explanations of the traditional stumbling blocks to learning relativity.”—Don Lincoln, author of The Quantum Frontier 2011 200 pp., 1 halftone, 67 line drawings 978-0-8018-9760-3 $30.00 paperback Also available as an e-book

Mere Thermodynamics Don S. Lemons

Fast Car Physics Chuck Edmondson “Helps enthusiasts apply the knowledge they gained in high school and college physics courses to the operation and tuning of a track car.”—Grassroots Motorsports

“Mere Thermodynamics is a good learning tool for students, and it’s an interesting and thoughtprovoking book for educators and professionals.” —American Journal of Physics 2008 224 pp., 55 line drawings 978-0-8018-9015-4 $33.00 paperback

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2011 248 pp., 9 halftones, 116 line drawings 978-0-8018-9823-5 $29.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

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Mathematics New The Siddhāntasundara of Jñānarāja An English Translation with Commentary Toke Lindegaard Knudsen The first English translation of this major work of classical Indian astronomy and mathematics. 2014 336 pp., 31 line drawings 978-1-4214-1442-3 $89.95 hardcover

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Introduction to Abstract Algebra From Rings, Numbers, Groups, and Fields to Polynomials and Galois Theory Benjamin Fine, Anthony M. Gaglione, and Gerhard Rosenberger A breakthrough approach to teaching one of math’s most intimidating concepts. Avoiding the pitfalls common in the standard textbooks, the authors set a pace that allows beginner-level students to follow the progression from familiar topics such as rings, numbers, and groups to more difficult concepts. 2014 584 pp., 13 line drawings, 4 graphs 978-1-4214-1176-7 $99.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art Content, Form, Meaning Robert Tubbs “A refreshing and unusual contribution that should appeal to a larger audience than mathematicians alone, including historians and art theorists. Tubbs’s focus on artists whose mathematical intentions are made clear by the artists themselves is original.” —Janice Sklensky, Wheaton College 2014 184 pp., 9 halftones, 10 line drawings 978-1-4214-1380-8 $29.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

Origins of Mathematical Words A Comprehensive Dictionary of Latin, Greek, and Arabic Roots Anthony Lo Bello “A true labor of love, this book will delight mathematicians. . . Others can only applaud the knowledge, curiosity, and delight Lo Bello brings to his work. . . Enthusiastically recommended for comprehensive mathematical collections, graduate collections, and for every mathematician’s bookshelf.”—Library Journal 2013 368 pp. 978-1-4214-1098-2 $49.95 paperback

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Mathematics Matrix Computations fourth edition Gene H. Golub and Charles F. Van Loan A revised and expanded edition of the classic treatment of numerical linear algebra from the standpoint of both theory and practice. 2012 784 pp., 31 line drawings 978-1-4214-0794-4 $70.00 hardcover

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Least Squares Data Fitting with Applications Per Christian Hansen, Víctor Pereyra, and Godela Scherer A lucid explanation of the intricacies of both simple and complex least squares methods. 2012 328 pp., 9 halftones, 8 line drawings, 46 graphs 978-1-4214-0786-9 $85.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Golf by the Numbers How Stats, Math, and Physics Affect Your Game Roland Minton Golf by the Numbers analyzes the mathematical strategies behind the sport, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at how numbers drive the game of golf. 2012 312 pp., 31 b&w illus., 86 line drawings 978-1-4214-0315-1 $34.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Adventures in Group Theory Rubik’s Cube, Merlin’s Machine, and Other Mathematical Toys

second edition David Joyner This updated and revised edition of David Joyner’s entertaining “hands-on” tour of group theory and abstract algebra brings life, levity, and practicality to the topics through mathematical toys. 2008 328 pp., 6 halftones 978-0-8018-9013-0 $30.00 paperback

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