Delicious: The Evolution of Flavor and How It Made Us Human
A savory account of how the pursuit of delicious foods shaped human evolution
Nature, it has been said, invites us to eat by appetite and rewards by flavor. But what exactly are flavors? Why are some so pleasing while others are not? Delicious is a supremely entertaining foray into the heart of...
Breathing: An Inspired History
Our knowledge of breathing has shaped our social history and philosophical beliefs since prehistory. Breathing occupied a spiritual status for the ancients, while today it is central to the practice of many forms of meditation, like Yoga. Over time physicians, scientists, and engineers have pieced together the intricate biological mechanisms of... Light in the Darkness: Black Holes, the Universe, and Us
The International Bestseller
On April 10, 2019, award-winning astrophysicist Heino Falcke presented the first image ever captured of a black hole at an international press conference—a turning point in astronomy that Science magazine called the scientific breakthrough of the year. That photo was...
Supply Chain Planning, Second Edition: An Analytics-based Approach
The book is intended for supply chain professionals, as well as for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Practitioners will obtain valuable new insights and examples of implementable frameworks and methods for managing their supply chain functions and organizations. Students will develop an understanding of real-world approaches for...
Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States
Setting macroeconomic policy is especially difficult in fragile states. Political legitimacy concerns are heightened, raising issues such as who the policymakers are, what incentives they face, and how the process of policymaking is likely to work under limited legitimacy and high uncertainty
both about the macroeconomic environment...
Concise Foraging Guide (The Wildlife Trusts)
This brand-new title in our ever popular series of Concise Guides will bring the delights of foraging to a new audience.
A practical pocket guide to the edible berries, shoots, leaves, roots, flowers and fungi of Britain and Europe.
This field guide includes accurate artwork to help with...
Paint Your Town Red: How Preston Took Back Control and Your Town Can Too
Paint Your Town Red tells the story of how one city in the north of England decided to level up without waiting for Whitehall.
Across the world, there is a growing recognition that a new kind of economy is needed: more democratic, less exploitative, less destructive of society and the planet. Paint Your Town...
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