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Higher Education and the Nation State (Pergamon Materials Series)

Huisman J. Huisman

This book contains a number of cross-national analyses of policies and policy-processes regarding higher education. Design, dynamics and outcomes of a variety of policies are studied at both the national and the institutional level. The theoretical... (read more)

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Experiments in General Chemistry: Featuring Measurenet

Bobby Stanton

Innovative and self-directed, EXPERIMENTS IN GENERAL CHEMISTRY: FEATURING MEASURENET, 2nd Edition prepares students for the laboratory setting by asking them multi-component questions, building their knowledge from previous experiments, and incorporating... (read more)

Audubon Rack
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky (National Audubon Society Field Guide)

National Audubon Society

The perfect companion volume for Hale-Bopp watchers, this guide explores the fabulous mysteries above, from planets in our solar system to the constellations in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, stars, galaxies (including the Milky Way... (read more)

How Things Work
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The New Way Things Work

David Macaulay

Winner of the 1991 Caldecott Medal for Black and White, author-illustrator David Macaulay has more than demonstrated his playful humor, imagination, and technical know-how in over fifteen books for children. His greatest success so far, though,... (read more)

Philosophy of Science
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Plasticity, Robustness, Development and Evolution

Patrick Bateson

How do we understand and explain the apparent dichotomy between plasticity and robustness in the context of development? Can we identify these complex processes without resorting to 'either/or' solutions? Written by two leaders in the field, this is the... (read more)

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Megafauna: Giant Beasts of Pleistocene South America (Life of the Past)

Richard A. Farina

More than 10,000 years ago spectacularly large mammals roamed the pampas and jungles of South America. This book tells the story of these great beasts during and just after the Pleistocene, the geological epoch marked by the great ice ages. Megafauna... (read more)

Patents and Inventions
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Harnessing the Wheelwork of Nature: Tesla's Science of Energy

Thomas Valone

The amazing inventions of Nikolas Tesla over 100 years ago--including wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights, and more--are explored in this collection of ideas envisoned by the famous Serbian-American inventor on the coming world of super... (read more)

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