Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, November 07, 2014

Animal Weapons
The Evolution of Battle
Douglas J. Emlen. Illustrated by David J. Tuss
Holt, New York, 2014
Hardback: 287 pp., illus. $30, C$34.50. ISBN 9780805094503.    ORDER

A History of Pesticides and the Science of Technology
Frederick Rowe Davis
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2014
Hardback: 284 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9780300205176.    ORDER

Biomedicine in an Unstable Place
Infrastructure and Personhood in a Papua New Guinean Hospital
Alice Street
Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2014
Hardback: 304 pp., illlus. $89.95. ISBN 9780822357612.    ORDER
Paperback: 304 pp., illlus. $24.95. ISBN 9780822357780.    ORDER
Experimental Futures.

Darwin's Orchids
Then and Now
Retha Edens-Meier and Peter Bernhardt, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 431 pp., illus. $55, £38.50. ISBN 9780226044910.    ORDER

The Edge of Extinction
Travels with Enduring People in Vanishing Lands
Jules Pretty
Comstock (Cornell University Press), Ithaca, NY, 2014
Hardback: 236 pp., illus. $27.95, £17.50. ISBN 9780801453304.    ORDER

Flight from Wonder
An Investigation of Scientific Creativity
Albert Rothenberg
Oxford University Press, New York, 2014
Hardback: 243 pp., illus. $35, £22.99. ISBN 9780199988792.    ORDER

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
3rd ed.
Scott A. Huettel, Allen W. Song, and Gregory McCarthy
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 2014
Hardback: 624 pp., illus. $82.36. ISBN 9780800936274.    ORDER

Ghost Stories for Darwin
The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity
Banu Subramaniam
University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 2014
Hardback: 296 pp. $95. ISBN 9780252038655.    ORDER
Paperback: 296 pp. $28. ISBN 9780252080241.    ORDER

The Last Beach
Owen Pilkey and J. Andrew Cooper
Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2014
Hardback: 255 pp., illus. $69.95. ISBN 9780822357988.    ORDER
Paperback: 255 pp., illus. $19.94. ISBN 9780822358091.    ORDER

Meltdown in Tibet
China's Rckless Destruction of Ecosystems from the Highlands of Tibet to the Deltas of Asia
Michael Buckley
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Hardback: 256 pp., illus. $27, C$31.50. ISBN 9781137279545.    ORDER

Planets, Stars, and the Origins of Religion
With a Decipherment of the Phaistos Disk
Mary Kilbourne Matossian
Mill City, Minneapolis, 2014
Hardback: 203 pp., illus. $24.99. ISBN 97816254293429781626529342.    ORDER

Quantum Chance
Nonlocality, Teleportation and Other Quantum Marvels
Nicolas Gisin
Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2014
Paperback: 134 pp., illus. $19.99, £15, €19,99. ISBN 9783319054728.    ORDER

The Secret World of Sleep
The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest
Penelope A. Lewis
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Paperback: 208 pp., illus. $16, C$18.50. ISBN 9781137279477.    ORDER
Reprint, 2013 ed.

Teaching Machines
Learning from the Intersection of Education and Technology
Bill Ferster
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2014
Hardback: 215 pp., illus. $34.95, £22.50. ISBN 9781421415406.    ORDER

A Whole New Engineer
The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education
David E. Goldberg and Mark Somerville, with Catherine Whitney
Threejoy, Douglas, MI, 2014
Hardback: 278 pp. $27.95. ISBN 9780986080005.    ORDER