Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, May 06, 2011

Animal Tool Behavior
The Use and Manufacture of Tools by Animals. 2nd ed.
Robert W. Shumaker, Kristina R. Walkup, and Benjamin B. Beck
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 300 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9780801898532.    ORDER

The Art of Roughhousing
Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It
Anthony T. DeBenedet and Lawrence J. Cohen
Quirk, Philadelphia, 2011
Paperback: 192 pp., illus. $14.95, C$16.95. ISBN 9781594744877.    ORDER

The Artful Universe Expanded
2nd ed.
John D. Barrow
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Paperback: 333 pp., illus. $19.95, £11.99. ISBN 9780199601332.    ORDER
Reprint, 2005 ed.

Atomic Postcards
Radioactive Messages from the Cold War
John O'Brian and Jeremy Borsos
Intellect, Portland, 2011
Paperback: 190 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9781841504315.    ORDER

Beyond Resource Wars
Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation
Shlomi Dinar, Ed.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Paperback: 350 pp. $25. ISBN 9780262515580.    ORDER
Global Environmental Accord: Strategies for Sustainability and Institutional Innovation.

Blind Vision
The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment
Zaira Cattaneo and Tomaso Vecchi
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 279 pp., illus. $36, £26.95. ISBN 9780262015035.    ORDER

Bottled Lightning
Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy
Seth Fletcher
Hill and Wang (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), New York, 2011
Hardback: 270 pp. $26. ISBN 9780809030538.    ORDER

Crafting by Concepts
Fiber Arts and Mathematics
Sarah-Marie Belcastro and Carolyn Yackel, Eds.
Peters, Natick, MA, 2011
Hardback: 262 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9781568814353.    ORDER

The Crafting of the 10,000 Things
Knowledge and Technology in Seventeenth-Century China
Dagmar Schäfer
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 352 pp., illus. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226735849.    ORDER

Dinosaurs in Australia
Mesozoic Life from the Southern Continent
Benjamin P. Kear and Robert J. Hamilton-Bruce. Artistic reconstructions by Josh Lee
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia, 2011
Paperback: 200 pp., illus. AU$ 79.95. ISBN 9780643100459.    ORDER

Electron Cyclotron Emission and Electron Cyclotron Resonance Heating (EC-16)
Proceedings of the 16th Joint Workshop. Sanya, China, 12-15 April 2010
Ronald Prater, Ed.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 425 pp., illus. + CD. $168, £104. ISBN 9789814340267.    ORDER

Engineering Animals
How Life Works
Mark Denny and Alan McFadzean
Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 395 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780674048546.    ORDER

Envy Up, Scorn Down
How Status Divides Us
Susan T. Fiske
Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 2011
Hardback: 240 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780871544643.    ORDER

The Essential Naturalist
Timeless Readings in Natural History
Michael H. Graham, Joan Parker, and Paul K. Dayton, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Paperback: 548 pp., illus. $39, £25. ISBN 9780226305707.    ORDER

Exceptional People
How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future
Ian Goldin, Geoffrey Cameron, and Meera Balarajan
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 389 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691145723.    ORDER

Fractional Calculus
An Introduction for Physicists
Richard Herrmann
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 273 pp., illus. $85, £53. ISBN 9789814340243.    ORDER

God
A Scientific Update
Bjorn Grinde
Darwin, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 235 pp., illus. $27.50. ISBN 9780878501847.    ORDER

The Impact of Global Warming on Texas
2nd ed.
Jurgen Schmandt, Gerald R. North, and Judith Clarkson, Eds.
University of Texas Press, Austin, 2011
Hardback: 328 pp., illus. $55. ISBN 9780292723306.    ORDER

Information and the Nature of Reality
From Physics to Metaphysics
Paul Davies and Niels Henrik Gregersen, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 398 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780521762250.    ORDER

The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited
Brett Calcott and Kim Sterelny, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 329 pp., illus. $50, £37.95. ISBN 9780262015240.    ORDER
Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology.

Mathematics Education for a New Era
Video Games as a Medium for Learning
Keith Devlin
Peters, Natick, MA, 2011
Paperback: 217 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781568814315.    ORDER

The Number Sense
How the Mind Creates Mathematics. 2nd ed.
Stanislas Dehaene
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Paperback: 338 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780199753871.    ORDER

The Order of Days
The Maya World and the Truth About 2012
David Stuart
Harmony (Crown), New York, 2011
Hardback: 368 pp., illus. $24, C$27. ISBN 9780385527262.    ORDER

Origami Inspirations
Meenakshi Mukerji
Peters, Natick, MA, 2011
Paperback: 132 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781568815848.    ORDER

A Passion for Nature
The Life of John Muir
Donald Worster
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Paperback: 443 pp., illus. $24.95, £14.99. ISBN 9780199782246.    ORDER
Reprint, 2008 ed. Reviewed by Jared Farmer in Science, 322, 859 (7 November 2008).

Philosophy of Science Matters
The Philosophy of Peter Achinstein
Gregory J. Morgan, Ed.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 312 pp., illus. $39.95, £27.50. ISBN 9780199738625.    ORDER

The Power of Music
Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song
Elena Mannes
Walker, New York, 2011
Hardback: 283 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9780802719966.    ORDER

The Pregnant Body Book
Sarah Brewer et al.
DK, New York, 2011
Hardback: 256 pp., illus.+ DVD. $40, C$45. ISBN 9780756675592.    ORDER

The Recursive Mind
The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization
Michael C. Corballis
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780691145471.    ORDER

The Techno-Human Condition
Braden R. Allenby and Daniel Sarewitz
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 234 pp. $24.95, £18.95. ISBN 9780262015691.    ORDER

Train Your Brain
A Year's Worth of Puzzles
George Grätzer
CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, 2011
Paperback: 253 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781568817101.    ORDER
Translated from the Hungarian edition (2008) by Tom Artin.

Transformations of Lamarckism
From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology
Snait B. Gissis and Eva Jablonka, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 473 pp., illus. $50, £37.95. ISBN 9780262015141.    ORDER
Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology.

You Are Wrong, Mr. Einstein!
Newton, Einstein, Heisenberg and Feynman Discussing Quantum Mechanics
Harald Fritzsch
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 200 pp., illus. $35, £23. ISBN 9789814324991.    ORDER
Translated by Jeanne Rostant.