Bill Bunn’s Hymns of Home is a collection of essays previously published in Salon, The Globe and Mail, and elsewhere. These charming short pieces will touch your heart, make you laugh, and often make you think. In “Take a Walk,” the author discusses our natural mode of transportation, and how the world evolved around its [...]
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Our first signed title for Spring 2014 is a biography of physicist Hedwig Kohn, entitled Hedwig Kohn: A Passion for Physics, by Brenda P. Winnewisser.Hedwig Kohn (1887-1964) was one of the pioneer women in physics, not only in Germany. She was the third, and last,
woman to attain the Habilitation (qualication for a professorship, [...]
“Making Sense in History” provides a guide for history students and teachers. This work provides descriptions and analysis of several approaches for writing history. While the focus is on how history has been written, the methods that are researched in the book are suitable as a reference work for college-level history students and teachers. It [...]
The all-natural, do-it-yourself program for looking younger and feeling better.
An illustrated guide to gentle exercises for the face and neck. Based upon the muscle structure of the face, these exercises target areas that are prone to sagging as we age. Firm the jawline, smooth the brow, and take off years with this series of [...]
Collected over twenty years of studying, teaching, and research, these problems range from gems taken from the classic literature to sticky issues we’ve seen in our own labs. Divided into four sections–Classic Mechanics, Statistical & Thermal Physics, Mathematical Physics, and Quantum Mechanics– this book will be useful for graduate students studying for quals or anyone [...]
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