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A History Lover's Guide to the South Shore

by Zachary Lamothe The History Press (October 12, 2020)

The South Shore is an intriguing mix of antiquity and modernity. The region's first settlement, Plymouth, is a top tourist destination, as more than one million visitors flock to it annually. Quincy showcases...


Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

by David Gendell The History Press (October 12, 2020)

For centuries, the hard-packed shoal at Thomas Point menaced Chesapeake Bay mariners. Even after two separate stone towers were built on the shoreline, sailors continued to request a light at the end of the...


Sugar beet

by Christian Huyghe, Bruno Desprez & Vincent Laudinat Quae (September 18, 2020)

« Sugar beet – A competitive innovation » is a collective work which provides the context, the results and the perspectives of the ‘Investments for the Future Programme’. AKER aims to improve the competitiveness...


Right of Way

by Angie Schmitt & Charles T. Brown Island Press (August 27, 2020)

The face of the pedestrian safety crisis looks a lot like Ignacio Duarte-Rodriguez. The 77-year old grandfather was struck in a hit-and-run crash while trying to cross a high-speed, six-lane road without crosswalks...


The Future Earth

by Eric Holthaus HarperOne (June 30, 2020)

The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades.

The basics of climate science are easy....


Artificialized land and land take

by Maylis Desrousseaux, Béatrice Béchet, Yves le Bissonnais & Anne Ruas et al. Quae (May 27, 2020)

This work identifies the decisive economic and social factors in land take and its impact on the environment and agriculture. It carries out a summary of the state of knowledge – as complete as possible –...


How Innovation Works

by Matt Ridley Harper (May 19, 2020)

Building on his national bestseller The Rational Optimist, Matt Ridley chronicles the history of innovation, and how we need to change our thinking on the subject.

Innovation is the main event of the modern age,...


Biography of Resistance

Biomimicry

by Janine M. Benyus & Callie Beaulieu HarperAudio (April 21, 2020)

This "valuable and entertaining" (New York Times Book Review) book explores how scientists are adapting nature's best ideas to solve tough 21st century problems.

Biomimicry is rapidly transforming life on earth....


The Evolution of Hands and Feet

by Robert MacDougall & Henry Bernard Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

In the great family of the animals, to which we ourselves belong, many different kinds of feet and hands are to be found. This book deals with the evolution of our feet and hands. “The succession of organic...


The Secret Life of Plants

by Peter Tompkins, Christopher Bird & D. Michael Hope HarperAudio (April 07, 2020)

Explore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science. A perennial bestseller!

In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable...


Animal Intelligence

by George J. Romanes & Frederik Fernald Lmp–History and Civilization Coll (April 03, 2020)

This book deals with the phenomena of Animal Intelligence.

No phenomena in nature are watched with more interest by all classes, young and old, ignorant and educated, than the displays of intelligence in the...


Grow Organic in Cartoons

by Denis Pic Lelièvre, Michiel Panhuysen & Karel Schelfhout Mama Editions (March 17, 2020)

The bible of modern organic gardening in graphic format. Because a good illustration speaks volumes.

Welcome to a more ecologically balanced way of growing! With plenty of humour and lots of precise details,...


The Hot Hand

by Ben Cohen Custom House (March 10, 2020)

How can you maximize success—and limit failure? Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Cohen brilliantly investigates the mystery and science of streaks, from basketball to business.

"A feast for anyone interested...


101 Facts You Didn't Know About Space

by Mark Thompson White Owl (February 28, 2020)

Did you know a compost heap generates as much energy as the Sun? Or that dung beetles use the Milky Way to navigate? Maybe you have not been into space but if you have then you will know that astronauts have...


Stewards of Eden

by Sandra L. Richter Ivp Academic (February 25, 2020)

  • 2020 ECPA Top Shelf Book Cover Award


Art in the Archaeological Imagination

by Dragos Gheorghiu Oxbow Books (February 02, 2020)

The book discusses the creative mental processes of the prehistoric and contemporaryartists, as well as of the archaeologists studying them from the perspective ofcognition and art. Its intention is to highlight...


Above the Line

by Stephen Klemich, Mara Klemich & David Linski HarperAudio (January 07, 2020)

A leadership consultant and neuropsychologist identify the universal habits of the heart and mind--the keys to eliminating behavior patterns that hold us back, unlocking our true potential, and creating our...


Grassland use in Europe

by Agnes Van Den Pol-Van Dasselaar, Leanne Bastiaansen-Aantjes, Fergus Bogue & Michael O’Donovan et al. Quae (December 13, 2019)

The future of grassland farming in Europe is in the hands of young farmers. For this reason, the European project Inno4Grass created a syllabus on practical grassland management for current and future generations...


Grow Organic In Comics

by Denis Pic Lelièvre, Karel Schelfhout & Michiel Panhuysen Mama Editions (December 11, 2019)

The bible of modern organic gardening in graphic format. Because a good illustration speaks volumes.

Welcome to a more ecologically balanced way of growing! With plenty of humor and lots of precise details, this...


Geography and Geology Revision Guide

by Marta Fernández Caligrama (December 14, 2019)

¡Aprende como se formaron los continentes!

Pequeño libro de Geografía y Geología para estudiantes de los primeros cursos de secundaria.

Aprende geografía a la vez que aprendes inglés.

Se trata de un material...


New York City's Hart Island

by Michael T. Keene The History Press (October 14, 2019)

Just off the coast of the Bronx in Long Island Sound sits Hart Island, where more than one million bodies are buried in unmarked graves.

Beginning as a Civil War prison and training site and later a psychiatric...


The Mechanism and Psychology of Voice

by Frank E. Miller & Charles E. Blanchard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

Man possesses language, and makes large use of it, while, on the other hand, not even the most intelligent animals have the power of designating objects, or of translating sensations into articulate speech....


The Relation of Music to Mental Progress

by Stephen A. Pearce Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 12, 2019)

This book treats of the relation of music to the mental progress.The music of a people may be considered in direct relation to their supersensuous natures. From this point of view alone, strongly marked differences...


The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants

by Alphonse P. de Candolle & C. Grant Allen Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants.

"To the attractive hues of fruit, I believe, we must ultimately trace back our whole artistic pleasure in the pure physical stimulation of beautiful colors, displayed...


The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization

by Chauncey Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Influence of Inventions upon Civilization.


The Evolution of the Human Form

by Charles Morris Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the evolution of human and organic forms.

“That men, or thinking beings akin to man, exist only on that minute fragment of the universe we call the earth is a conception so highly improbable,...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

by David Starr Jordan Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

This book treats of the Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

“No one with good eyes and brains behind them has ever looked forth on the varied life of the world—on forest or field or brook or sea—without...


How Standard Time is Obtained

by Theodore B. Wilson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 04, 2019)

This book deals with how the Standard or Universal time is obtained; and What is the Accurate Measurement of Time.

" Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent...


A Short Philosophy of Birds

by Philippe J. Dubois & Elise Rousseau Dey Street Books (September 17, 2019)

“This little book does a beautiful job of inspiring awe for the capacities of birds and applying lessons from their lives to the struggles of humanity”

   — Wall Street Journal

“Brilliant, magical and...


A Brief History of Early Horticulture in Oregon

by James Robert Cardwell Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

-The first settlers found here in the indigenous fruits, a promise of the abundant yield of the cultivated varieties which they were not long in introducing with most gratifying results.- The introduction of...


The agroecological transition of agricultural systems in the Global South

by Marie-Cécile Thirion, Bruno Rapidel, Philippe Roudier & Sylvain Perret et al. Quae (July 01, 2019)

Food security, jobs, ecological transition of agricultural production models and consumption patterns... Agroecology could be one of the solutions to meet the future challenges of humanity. Part of the United...


The Weather Machine

by Andrew Blum Ecco (June 25, 2019)

From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet

The weather is...


Astronomy Revision Guide

by Marta Fernández Caligrama (July 01, 2019)

Let yourself be guided to understand the universe.

A brief book on Astronomy for students in the first years of Secondary school in the British system.

Learn about the universe while learning English. This hand-crafted,...


The Last Unknowns

by John Brockman & Daniel Kahneman William Morrow Paperbacks (June 04, 2019)

Discover the universe's last unknowns—here are the unanswered questions that obsess "the world's finest minds" (The Guardian)

Featuring a foreword by DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking,...


Gulls (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 139)

by Professor John C. Coulson William Collins (April 04, 2019)

The gull is a familiar sight by the seaside, and one of the most recognisable bird species, but most people know surprisingly little about the lives and habits of these seafaring birds. John C. Coulson remedies...


Stark County Food

by Barbara A. Abbott & Kimberly A. Kenney The History Press (March 18, 2019)

Whether it's homemade chicken pot pie, a steak from Baker's Café or a frozen custard at Meyer's Lake, the food of Stark County has made mouths water for generations.

The region's unique soil nurtured a boom...


An Elegant Defense

by Matt Richtel William Morrow (March 12, 2019)

“A deeply reported and entertainingly written exploration of the human immune system and how it works.” —USA Today

National Bestseller * The essential book to read to understand your immune system during...


New York's Original Penn Station

by Paul M. Kaplan The History Press (March 11, 2019)

In early twentieth-century New York, few could have imagined a train terminal as grandiose as Pennsylvania Station.

Sandhogs would battle the fiercest of nature to build tunnels linking Manhattan to New Jersey...


Darwin Devolves

by Michael J. Behe HarperOne (February 26, 2019)

The scientist who has been dubbed the “Father of Intelligent Design” and author of the groundbreaking book Darwin’s Black Box contends that recent scientific discoveries further disprove Darwinism and...


The Common Rule

by Justin Whitmel Earley Ivp Books (February 19, 2019)

  • ECPA 2020 Christian Book Award Finalist - New Author
  • Christianity Today 2020 Book of the Year Award, tied for top honor Christian Living/Discipleship
  • 2020 Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year ("Also Recommended,"...


Underground Philadelphia

by Harry Kyriakodis & Joel Spivak The History Press (February 11, 2019)

Explore Philadelphia's relationship with the underground, as old as the city itself, dating back to when Quaker settlers resided in caves alongside the Delaware River more than three hundred years ago.

Explore...


When Death Becomes Life

by Joshua D. Mezrich Harper (January 15, 2019)

"With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation—a clear and compelling account of the grueling daily work, the spell-binding history and the unsettling...


The Fight Against Monsanto's Roundup

by Mitchel Cohen & Vandana Shiva Skyhorse (January 08, 2019)

A Comprehensive Look at the Worldwide Battle to Defend Ourselves and Our Environment Against the Peddlers of Chemical Poisons

Chemical poisons have infiltrated all facets of our lives – housing, agriculture,...


Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Korea

by Collectif Oecd (December 05, 2018)

Agriculture in Korea is under increasing pressure to meet changing domestic demand, improve its productivity to keep up with the country's competitive manufacturing sector, and become more competitive at the...


Concentration in Seed Markets

by Collectif Oecd (December 04, 2018)

Recent mergers in the seed industry have led to concerns about market concentration and its potential effects on prices, product choice, and innovation. This study provides new and detailed empirical evidence...


Innovation and development in agricultural and food systems

by Jean-Marc Touzard, Ludovic Temple, Frédéric Goulet & Yuna Chiffoleau et al. Quae (November 19, 2018)

The book looks at innovation in agriculture and food systems against the backdrop of the great challenges facing humanity today. It does so by exploring the different dimensions of change and by focusing on...