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Post-War Eugenics, Reproductive Choices and Population Policies in Greece, 1950s–1980s
Post-War Eugenics, Reproductive Choices and Population Policies in Greece, 1950s–1980s
This book sheds light on the history of Greek eugenics during the post-war period. At this time, eugenics had already been condemned by international declarations. Alexandra Barmpouti, however, challenges the assumption that eugenics disappeared and confirms the continuity of eugenics after the Second World War. She looks at the Greek...
Mind and the Cosmic Order: How the Mind Creates the Features & Structure of All Things, and Why this Insight Transforms Physics
Mind and the Cosmic Order: How the Mind Creates the Features & Structure of All Things, and Why this Insight Transforms Physics
The topic of this book is the relationship between mind and the physical world. From once being an esoteric question of philosophy, this subject has become a central topic in the foundations of quantum physics. The book traces this story back to Descartes, through Kant, to the beginnings of 20th Century physics, where it becomes clear...
Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics
Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics
A short and entertaining introduction to thermodynamics that uses real-world examples to explain accessibly an important but subtle scientific theory
 
A romantic description of the second law of thermodynamics is that the universe becomes increasingly disordered. But what does that actually mean? Starting with
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Curious Encounters: Voyaging, Collecting, and Making Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century (UCLA Clark Memorial Library Series)
Curious Encounters: Voyaging, Collecting, and Making Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century (UCLA Clark Memorial Library Series)

With contributions from historians, literary critics, and geographers, Curious Encounters uncovers a rich history of global voyaging, collecting, and scientific exploration in the long eighteenth century. Leaving behind grand narratives of discovery, these essays collectively restore a degree of symmetry and contingency to our...

Studio Photography: Essential Skills, Third Edition (Photography Essential Skills)
Studio Photography: Essential Skills, Third Edition (Photography Essential Skills)
Now beautifully illustrated in full colour with brand new full colour student and author work, Studio Photography has been updated and improved to cover all the latest techniques. With the refreshed images and illustrations you will clearly be able to see how to use a wide range of photographic effects to their full advantage.

In this
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Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface
Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface

An expert review of recent progress in the study of turbulent flows with a focus on recently identified organized structures. 

This book reviews the recent progress in the study of the turbulent flows that sculpt the Earth’s surface, focusing in particular on the organized structures that have been
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The Rise and Decline of the State
The Rise and Decline of the State
The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important and most characteristic of all moderninstitutions, is in decline. From Western Europe to Africa, either voluntarily or involuntarily, many existing states are either combining into larger communities or falling apart. Regardless of whether they fall apart or...
Visual Effects in A Digital World: A Comprehensive Glossary of over 7,000 Visual Effects Terms
Visual Effects in A Digital World: A Comprehensive Glossary of over 7,000 Visual Effects Terms
"Extensive, exhaustive, complete...Half the terms I didn't know! Every studio exec, director, producer, student and journalist should read this book cover to cover!"
Scott Ross, Co-Founder/CEO, Digital Domain

"An indispensable tool for anyone working in the visual effects medium today."
Marty Cohen, Post
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British Logic in the Nineteenth Century, Volume 4 (Handbook of the History of Logic)
British Logic in the Nineteenth Century, Volume 4 (Handbook of the History of Logic)

The present volume of the Handbook of the History of Logic is designed to establish 19th century Britain as a substantial force in logic, developing new ideas, some of which would be overtaken by, and other that would anticipate, the century's later capitulation to the mathematization of logic.

British Logic in
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Genetics Databases (Biological Techniques Series)
Genetics Databases (Biological Techniques Series)
Computer access is the only way to retrieve up-to-date nucleic acid and protein sequence and structure information.
This book, edited by Martin Bishop, describes the available information and where to find it, and is essential reading for any researcher puzzled by the wealth of on-line data.
The reader will be guided through the maze of
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Designing a Wireless Network
Designing a Wireless Network
Wireless network design presents the IT professional with unique obstacles. Your network requires the seamless and secure distribution of information, in spite of competing communication protocols, incompatible hardware platforms, and narrow bandwidths. This book is an introduction to developing efficient means of wireless transport in order to...
Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925
Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Peter Yearwood reconsiders the League of Nations, not as an attempt to realize an idea but as an element in the day-to-day conduct of Britain's foreign policy and domestic politics during the period 1914-25.

He challenges the usual view that London reluctantly adopted the idea in response to pressure from Woodrow Wilson
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