Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, January 21, 2011

About a Mountain
John D'Agata
Norton, New York, 2011
Paperback: 236 pp. $14.95, C$18.50. ISBN 9780393339017.    ORDER

Anaphylaxis and Hypersensitivity Reactions
Mariana C. Castells, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 375 pp., illus. $219. ISBN 9781603279505.    ORDER

Biological Microarrays
Methods and Protocols
Ali Khademhosseini, Kahp-Yang Suh, and Mohammed Zourob, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 336 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781934115954.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 671.

Breast Cancer and Its Precursor Lesions
Making Sense and Making It Early
Patricia A. Thomas, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 89 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781588296863.    ORDER
Current Clinical Pathology.

The Clockwork Universe
Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World
Edward Dolnick
Harper (HarperCollins), New York, 2011
Hardback: 396 pp., illus. $27.99. ISBN 9780061719516.    ORDER

Collisional Line Broadening and Shifting of Atmospheric Gases
A Practical Guide for Line Shape Modelling by Current Semi-Classical Approaches
Jeanna Buldyreva, Nina Lavrentieva, and Vitaly Starikov
Imperial College Press, London, 2010
Hardback: 304 pp., illus. $131, £90. ISBN 9781848165960.    ORDER

Conflicts of Interest and the Future of Medicine
The United States, France, and Japan
Marc A. Rodwin
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 387 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780199755486.    ORDER

Epidemiological and Molecular Aspects on Cholera
T. Ramamurthy and S. K. Bhattacharya, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 379 pp., illus. $189. ISBN 9781603272643.    ORDER
Infectious Disease.

Forensic Podiatry
Principles and Methods
John A. DiMaggio and Wesley Vernon
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 200 pp., illus. $189. ISBN 9781617379758.    ORDER

Fundamentals of Quantum Information
Hiroyuki Sagawa and Nobuaki Yoshida
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 266 pp., illus. $58, £36. ISBN 9789814324236.    ORDER

Haldane, Mayr, and Beanbag Genetics
Krishna Dronamraju
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 292 pp., illus. $34.95. ISBN 9780195387346.    ORDER

Hidden Harmonies
The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem
Robert Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan
Bloomsbury, New York, 2011
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9781596915220.    ORDER

The Hidden Reality
Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
Brian Greene
Knopf (Random House), New York, 2011
Hardback: 384 pp., illus. $29.95, C$34. ISBN 9780307265630.    ORDER

High Society
The Central Role of Mind-Altering Drugs in History, Science and Culture
Mike Jay
Park Street, Rochester, VT, 2010
Paperback: 192 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781594773938.    ORDER

Immunoendocrinology
Scientific and Clinical Aspects
George S. Eisenbarth, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 593 pp., illus. $189. ISBN 9781603274777.    ORDER
Contemporary Endocrinology.

Insect Media
An Archaeology of Animals and Technology
Jussi Parikka
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2010
Paperback: 319 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9780816667406.    ORDER
Posthumanities, vol. 11.

Introductory Quantum Physics and Relativity
Jacob Dunningham and Vlatko Vedral
Imperial College Press, London, 2011
Hardback: 237 pp., illus. $80, £50. ISBN 9781848165144.    ORDER
Paperback: 237 pp., illus. $42, £26. ISBN 9781848165151.    ORDER

The Joy of Discovery
Great Encounters Along the Way
Walter Thirring
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 205 pp., illus. $48, £30. ISBN 9789814322966.    ORDER

Light Microscopy
Methods and Protocols
Hélio Chiarini-Garcia and Rossana C. N. Melo, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 254 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781607619499.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 689.

Male Germline Stem Cells
Developmental and Regenerative Potential
Kyle E. Orwig and Brian P. Hermann, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 280 pp., illus. $189. ISBN 9781617379727.    ORDER
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.

Mechanical Properties of Complex Intermetallics
Esther Belin-Ferré, Ed.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 465 pp., illus. $150, £93. ISBN 9789814322164.    ORDER
Book Series on Complex Metallic Alloys, vol. 4.

Mixing Races
From Scientific Racism to Modern Evolutionary Ideas
Paul Lawrence Farber
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 134 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780801898129.    ORDER
Paperback: 134 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9780801898136.    ORDER
Johns Hopkins Introductory Studies in the History of Science.

Modern Aspects of Superconductivity
Theory of Superconductivity
Sergei Kruchinin, Hidemi Nagao, and Shigeyuki Aono
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 231 pp., illus. $90, £62. ISBN 9789814261609.    ORDER

Molecular Imaging
Methods and Protocols
Khalid Shah, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 262 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781607619000.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 680.

Never Say Die
The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age
Susan Jacoby
Pantheon, New York, 2011
Hardback: 349 pp. $27.95, C$32. ISBN 9780307377944.    ORDER

On the Death and Life of Languages
Claude Hagége
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Paperback: 374 pp. $20. ISBN 9780300167870.    ORDER
Copublished by Éditions Odile Jacob, Paris. Reprint, 2009 ed. Translated from the French edition (2000) by Jody Gladding.

On the Origin of Planets
By Means of Natural Simple Processes
Michael M. Woolfson
Imperial College Press, London, 2011
Hardback: 500 pp., illus. $90, £56. ISBN 9781848165984.    ORDER
Paperback: 500 pp., illus. $49, £30. ISBN 9781848165991.    ORDER

Optical Processes in Microparticles and Nanostructures
A Festschrift Dedicated to Richard Kounai Chang on His Retirement from Yale University
Ali Serpengüzel and Andrew W. Poon, Eds.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 485 pp., illus. $140, £87. ISBN 9789814295772.    ORDER
Advanced Series in Applied Physics, vol. 6.

Pharmacology of Depression
2nd ed.
Domenic A. Ciraulo and Richard Irwin Shader, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 435 pp. $149. ISBN 9781603274340.    ORDER

Plant Chromosome Engineering
Methods and Protocols
James A. Birchler
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 341 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617379567.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 701.

Plant Reverse Genetics
Methods and Protocols
Andy Pereira, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 294 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781607616818.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 678.

Polymer Viscoelasticity
Basics, Molecular Theories, Experiments and Simulations. 2nd ed.
Yn-Hwang Lin
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 440 pp., illus. $110, £68. ISBN 9789814313032.    ORDER

Polynesians in America
Pre-Columbian Contacts with the New World
Terry L. Jones et al., Eds.
AltaMira (Rowman and Littlefield), Lanham, MD, 2011
Hardback: 379 pp., illus. $85. ISBN 9780759120044.    ORDER

Primary Central Nervous System Tumors
Pathogenesis and Therapy
Andrew D. Norden, David A. Reardon, and Patrick Y. C. Wen, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 582 pp., illus. $219. ISBN 9781607611653.    ORDER
Current Clinical Oncology.

Principles of Social Evolution
Andrew F. G. Bourke
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 279 pp., illus. $117, £65. ISBN 9780199231157.    ORDER
Paperback: 279 pp., illus. $52.95, £29.95. ISBN 9780199231164.    ORDER
Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution.

Quantum Physics for Poets
Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2011
Hardback: 338 pp., illus. $28. ISBN 9781616142339.    ORDER

The Science and Humanism of Stephen Jay Gould
Richard York and Brett Clark
Monthly Review Press, New York, 2011
Paperback: 223 pp. $16.95. ISBN 9781583672167.    ORDER

Six Quantum Pieces
A First Course in Quantum Physics
Valerio Scarani, with Chua Lynn and Liu Shi Yang
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 158 pp., illus. $48, £30. ISBN 9789814327534.    ORDER
Paperback: 158 pp., illus. $24, £15. ISBN 9789814327541.    ORDER

Split-Second Persuasion
The Ancient Art and New Science of Changing Minds
Kevin Dutton
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2011
Hardback: 304 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9780151012794.    ORDER

Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics
An Introduction
Asim Gangopadhyaya, Jeffry V. Mallow, and Constantin Rasinariu
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 291 pp., illus. $80, £50. ISBN 9789814313087.    ORDER
Paperback: 291 pp., illus. $40, £25. ISBN 9789814313094.    ORDER

Suppression and Regulation of Immune Responses
Methods and Protocols
Maria Cristina Cuturi and Ignacio Anegon, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 491 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781607618683.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 677.

Symmetries and Conservation Laws in Particle Physics
An Introduction to Group Theory for Particle Physicists
Stephen Haywood
Imperial College Press, London, 2010
Hardback: 166 pp., illus. $58, £36. ISBN 9781848166592.    ORDER
Paperback: 166 pp., illus. $28, £17. ISBN 9781848167032.    ORDER

Theories of International Politics and Zombies
Daniel W. Drezner
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Paperback: 167 pp., illus. $14.95, £10.95. ISBN 9780691147833.    ORDER

Translational Stem Cell Research
Issues Beyond the Debate on the Moral Status of the Human Embryo
Kristina Hug and Göran Hermerén, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 487 pp., illus. $189. ISBN 9781607619581.    ORDER
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.

The Universe
A Challenge to the Mind
Jacques Vanier
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 532 pp., illus. $120, £74. ISBN 9781848166011.    ORDER
Paperback: 532 pp., illus. $54, £33. ISBN 9781848166028.    ORDER

Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change
Peter Calthorpe
Island, Washington, DC, 2011
Hardback: 152 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9781597267205.    ORDER