Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, February 24, 2012

1001 Inventions
The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization. 3rd ed.
Salim T. S. al-Hassani, Ed.
National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 2012
Paperback: 352 pp., illus. $28, C$33. ISBN 9781426209345.    ORDER

American Genesis
The Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science
Jeffrey P. Moran
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 210 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.99. ISBN 9780195183498.    ORDER

Amino Acid Analysis
Methods and Protocols
Michail A. Alterman and Peter Hunziker, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2012
Hardback: 377 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617794445.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 828.

The Biology of Disturbed Habitats
Lawrence R. Walker
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Paperback: 333 pp., illus. $59.95. ISBN 9780199575305.    ORDER
Biology of Habitats.

The Bioregional Imagination
Literature, Ecology, and Place
Tom Lynch, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Karla Armbruster, Eds.
University of Georgia Press, Athens, 2012
Hardback: 454 pp., illus. $69.95. ISBN 9780820341712.    ORDER
Paperback: 454 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780820335926.    ORDER

A Brief Tour of Modern Quantum Mechanics
Moshe Gitterman
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 142 pp., illus. $72, £48. ISBN 9789814374224.    ORDER

Colloidal Suspension Rheology
Jan Mewis and Norman J. Wagner
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 415 pp., illus. $140, £85. ISBN 9780521515993.    ORDER
Cambridge Series in Chemical Engineering.

Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics
From Fundamental Concepts to Governing Equations
Ellad B. Tadmor, Ronald E. Miller, and Ryan S. Elliott
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 372 pp., illus. $80, £45. ISBN 9781107008267.    ORDER

Democracy Despite Itself
Why a System That Shouldn't Work at All Works So Well
Danny Oppenheimer and Mike Edwards
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 255 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780262017237.    ORDER

The Double-Crested Cormorant
Symbol of Ecological Conflict
Dennis Wild
University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2012
Hardback: 264 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780472117635.    ORDER

EarthFlight
Breathtaking Photographs from a Bird's Eye View of the World
John Downer
Firefly, Buffalo, 2012
Hardback: 240 pp., illus. $49.95. ISBN 9781770850392.    ORDER

The Educated Eye
Visual Culture and Pedagogy in the Life Sciences
Nancy Anderson and Michael R. Dietrich, Eds.
Dartmouth College Press (University Press of New England), Lebanon, NH, 2012
Hardback: 328 pp., illus. $85. ISBN 9781611680430.    ORDER
Paperback: 328 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9781611680447.    ORDER
Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture.

Exhuming Loss
Memory, Materiality and Mass Graves of the Spanish Civil War
Layla Renshaw
Left Coast, Walnut Creek, CA, 2011
Hardback: 259 pp., illus. $94. ISBN 9781611320411.    ORDER
Paperback: 259 pp., illus. $36.95. ISBN 9781611320428.    ORDER
Critical Cultural Heritage.

Fluid Flows to Black Holes
A Tribute to S. Chandrasekhar on His Birth Centenary
D. J. Saikia and Virginia Trimble, Eds.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 309 pp., illus. $108, £71. ISBN 9789814374767.    ORDER

Free Will
Sam Harris
Free Press (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2012
Paperback: 93 pp. $9.99. ISBN 9781451683400.    ORDER

Fundamentals of Numerical Weather Prediction
Jean Coiffier
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 362 pp., illus. $85, £45. ISBN 9781107001039.    ORDER
Translated from the French edition (Paris, 2009) by Christopher Sutcliffe

High-Energy Nuclear Optics of Polarized Particles
Vladimir G. Baryshevsky
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 640 pp., illus. $158, £104. ISBN 9789814324830.    ORDER

The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars
Dispatches from the Front Lines
Michael E. Mann
Columbia University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 414 pp., illus. $28.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780231152549.    ORDER

How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog
Chad Orzel
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2012
Paperback: 333 pp., illus. $16.99, C$19.99, £11.99. ISBN 9780465023318.    ORDER

In the Memory of the Map
A Cartographic Memoir
Christopher Norment
University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, 2012
Paperback: 264 pp., illus. $22.50. ISBN 9781609380779.    ORDER
Sightline Books: The Iowa Series in Literary Nonfiction.

Innovation Generation
How to Produce Creative and Useful Scientific Ideas
Roberta B. Ness
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 272 pp., illus. $29.95, £18.99. ISBN 9780199892594.    ORDER

The Kirtland's Warbler
The Story of a Bird's Fight Against Extinction and the People Who Saved It
William Rapai
University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2012
Hardback: 216 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780472118038.    ORDER

Lectures on Quantum Mechanics
2nd ed.
Ashok Das
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 539 pp., illus. $98, £65. ISBN 9789814374385.    ORDER
Copublished with the Hindustan Book Agency.

Léon Rosenfeld
Physics, Philosophy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century
Anja Skaar Jacobsen
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 366 pp., illus. $81, £56. ISBN 9789814307819.    ORDER

Mathematics in Victorian Britain
Raymond Flood, Adrian Rice, and Robin Wilson, Eds.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 476 pp., illus. $52.95. ISBN 9780199601394.    ORDER

Michelangelo's Finger
As Exploration of Everyday Transcendence
Raymond Tallis
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2012
Paperback: 188 pp. $18. ISBN 9780300177732.    ORDER

Molecular Biology
2nd ed.
David P. Clark and Nanette J. Pazdernik
AP Cell Press (Elsevier), Burlington, MA , 2012
Hardback: 921 pp., illus. $135. ISBN 9780123785947.    ORDER

Molecular Biology Techniques
A Classroom Laboratory Manual. 3rd ed.
Susan Carson, Heather B. Miller, and D. Scott Witherow
Academic (Elsevier Science), San Diego, 2012
Paperback: 226 pp., illus. $99.95, £60.99. ISBN 9780123855442.    ORDER

The Most Unexpected at LHC and the Status of High Energy Frontier
Proceedings of the International School of Subnuclear Physics
Antonino Zichichi, Ed.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 528 pp., illus. $168, £111. ISBN 9789814374118.    ORDER
Subnuclear, vol. 47.

Multiscale Modeling of the Skeletal System
Marco Viceconti
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 221 pp., illus. $110, £65. ISBN 9780521769501.    ORDER

Next-Generation MicroRNA Expression Profiling Technology
Methods and Protocols
Jian-Bing Fan, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2012
Hardback: 353 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617794261.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 822.

No One's World
The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn
Charles A. Kupchan
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Hardback: 272 pp., illus. $27.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780199739394.    ORDER

Nobel Prizes That Changed Medicine
Gilbert Thompson, Ed.
Imperial College Press, London, 2012
Paperback: 372 pp., illus. $48, £32. ISBN 9781848168268.    ORDER

The Oil Curse
How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations
Michael L. Ross
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 311 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691145457.    ORDER

Physical Basis of Plasticity in Solids
Jean-Claude Tolédano
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 279 pp., illus. $78, £51. ISBN 9789814374057.    ORDER

Roald Hoffmann on the Philosophy, Art, and Science of Chemistry
Jeffrey Kova and Michael Weisberg, Eds.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 414 pp., illus. $35, £22.50. ISBN 9780199755905.    ORDER

Sources, Sinks and Sustainability
Jianguo Liu et al., Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 543 pp., illus. $130, £80. ISBN 9780521199476.    ORDER
Paperback: 543 pp., illus. $65, £40. ISBN 9780521145961.    ORDER
Cambridge Studies in Landscape Ecology.

Statistical Thermodynamics and Stochastic Kinetics
An Introduction for Engineers
Yiannis N. Kaznessis
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 328 pp., illus. $85, £50. ISBN 9780521765619.    ORDER

Stem Cells
A Very Short Introduction
Jonathan Slack
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Paperback: 144 pp., illus. $11.95, £7.99. ISBN 9780199603381.    ORDER
Very Short Introductions.

Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
George Dyson
Pantheon, New York, 2012
Hardback: 427 pp., illus. $29.95, C$34. ISBN 9780375422775.    ORDER

Using SI Units in Astronomy
Richard Dodd
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 244 pp., illus. $55, £35. ISBN 9780521769174.    ORDER

The Wildlife Techniques Manual
Vol. 1, Research. Vol. 2, Management. 7th ed.
Nova J. Silvy, Ed.
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012
Hardback: 2 vols. 1132 pp., illus. $150. ISBN 9781421401591.    ORDER