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Product Description: A prize-winning popular science writer uses mathematical modeling to explain the cosmos.In Calculating the Cosmos, Ian Stewart presents an exhilarating guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe. He describes the architecture of space and time, dark matter and dark energy, how galaxies form, why stars implode, how everything began, and how it's all going to end...read more

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9780465096107 | Basic Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A prize-winning popular science writer uses mathematical modeling to explain the cosmos.

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Product Description: The self plays an integral role in human motivation, cognition, and social identity. A Contextual Behavioral Guide to the Self translates this difficult—yet essential—therapeutic process into easy-to-apply steps and user-friendly language...read more

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9781626251762 | Context Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The self plays an integral role in human motivation, cognition, and social identity.

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Product Description: Updated to reflect current research, Algebraic Number Theory and Fermat’s Last Theorem, Fourth Edition introduces fundamental ideas of algebraic numbers and explores one of the most intriguing stories in the history of mathematics―the quest for a proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem...read more

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9781498738392 | 4th edition (Chapman & Hall, October 13, 2015), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: Updated to reflect current research, Algebraic Number Theory and Fermat’s Last Theorem, Fourth Edition introduces fundamental ideas of algebraic numbers and explores one of the most intriguing stories in the history of mathematics―the quest for a proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem.
9781568811192 | 3 sub edition (A K Peters Ltd, December 1, 2001), cover price $67.95 | About this edition: First published in 1979 and written by two distinguished mathematicians with a special gift for exposition, this book is now available in a completely revised third edition.

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Product Description: The Rough Guide to Guatemala is the ultimate guide to this fascinating Central American country. Fully updated, detailed accounts of every attraction and destination, along with clear, colour maps, will show you everything Guatemala has to offer, including ancient Maya sites, colonial cities, rainforest ruins and stunning lakes...read more

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9780241181676 | 6 updated edition (Rough Guides, October 6, 2015), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The Rough Guide to Guatemala is the ultimate guide to this fascinating Central American country.

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9780804168984 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, June 9, 2015), cover price $15.95

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Product Description: The transition from school mathematics to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between the algorithmic and informal attitude to mathematics at school, versus a new emphasis on proof, based on logic, and a more abstract development of general concepts, based on set theory...read more

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9780198706441 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2015), cover price $74.95 | About this edition: The transition from school mathematics to university mathematics is seldom straightforward.

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9780198706434 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2015), cover price $24.95
9780198531654 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 8, 1977, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: "There are many textbooks available for a so-called transition course from calculus to abstract mathematics.

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Product Description: From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, Professor Stewart explains each major development--from the first number systems to chaos theory--and considers how each affected society and changed everyday life forever...read more

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9781623654740 | Quercus, April 7, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics.
9780380717019, titled "Body of Evidence" | Reprint edition (Avon Books, May 1, 1994), cover price $6.50 | also contains Body of Evidence | About this edition: Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta investigates the murder of a reclusive author and discovers that being a coroner is much more than laboratory work as she becomes involved in a dangerous criminal investigation

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Product Description: Renowned mathematician Ian Stewart uses remarkable (and some unremarkable) numbers to introduce readers to the beauty of mathematics.At its heart, mathematics is about numbers, our fundamental tools for understanding the world. In Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers, Ian Stewart offers a delightful introduction to the numbers that surround us, from the common (Pi and 2) to the uncommon but no less consequential (1...read more

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9780465042722 | Basic Books, April 7, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Renowned mathematician Ian Stewart uses remarkable (and some unremarkable) numbers to introduce readers to the beauty of mathematics.

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Product Description: Roundworld, aka Earth, is under siege. Are three wizards and an orangutan Librarian enough to thwart the Elvish threat? When the wizards of Unseen University first created Roundworld, they were so concerned with discovering the rules of this new universe that they overlooked its inhabitants entirely...read more

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9780804168960 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, January 20, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Roundworld, aka Earth, is under siege.

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9781505547689 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 18, 2014, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: Written for the AQA A Level English Literature A and B specifications, these inspiring A Level English books and online resources provide a range of teaching opportunities from developing skills to getting the most from wider reading and coursework planning.

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9780748782932 | New edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2014), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Written for the AQA A Level English Literature A and B specifications, these inspiring A Level English books and online resources provide a range of teaching opportunities from developing skills to getting the most from wider reading and coursework planning.

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Product Description: Acclaimed writer and mathematician Ian Stewart's third miscellany of mathematical curios and conundrums.In Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries, acclaimed mathematician Ian Stewart presents an enticing collection of mathematical curios and conundrums...read more

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9781846683473 | Gardners Books, October 2, 2014, cover price $20.40 | About this edition: Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations.

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9780465054978 | Basic Books, October 7, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Acclaimed writer and mathematician Ian Stewart's third miscellany of mathematical curios and conundrums.
9780340859674, titled "Teach Yourself Hinduism" | Teach Yourself, May 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | also contains Teach Yourself Hinduism | About this edition: This is a practical introduction to the variety of religious traditions that come from the Indian sub-continent and which are known collectively as 'Hinduism'.

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Product Description: Bill Struth is the most celebrated Manager in the history of Rangers Football Club. In his 34 year tenure, he led the club to 30 major trophies and nurtured many of the club's greatest players. To them, he was simply 'Mr. Struth' - a father figure who guided them with the principle that, '...read more

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9780755365418, titled "Mr. Struth: The Boss" | Headline Book Pub Ltd, January 1, 2014, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Bill Struth is the most celebrated Manager in the history of Rangers Football Club.

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9780755365494 | Reprint edition (Headline Book Pub Ltd, October 1, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Bill Struth is the most celebrated Manager in the history of Rangers Football Club.

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Product Description: It is one of the wonders of mathematics that, for every problem mathematicians solve, another awaits to perplex and galvanize them. Some of these problems are new, while others have puzzled and bewitched thinkers across the ages. Such challenges offer a tantalizing glimpse of the field's unlimited potential, and keep mathematicians looking toward the horizons of intellectual possibility...read more

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9780465022403 | Basic Books, March 5, 2013, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: It is one of the wonders of mathematics that, for every problem mathematicians solve, another awaits to perplex and galvanize them.

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9780465064892 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, November 4, 2014), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: It is one of the wonders of mathematics that, for every problem mathematicians solve, another awaits to perplex and galvanize them.

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9783034862301, titled "Denkt Gott Symmetrisch?: Das Ebenmaß in Mathematik Und Natur" | Reprint edition (Birkhauser, April 11, 2014), cover price $69.99

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9783034861557 | Reprint edition (Birkhauser, April 11, 2014), cover price $69.99

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Product Description: Even if you are not a couples therapist, chances are you have dealt with clients whose problems are based in relationship issues. In order to successfully treat these clients, you must first help them understand what their values are in these relationships, and how their behavior may be undermining their attempts to seek intimacy and connection...read more

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9781608823345 | Context Pr, January 2, 2014, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: Even if you are not a couples therapist, chances are you have dealt with clients whose problems are based in relationship issues.

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Product Description: Since 1973, Galois Theory has been educating undergraduate students on Galois groups and classical Galois theory. In Galois Theory, Fourth Edition, mathematician and popular science author Ian Stewart updates this well-established textbook for today’s algebra students...read more

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9781482245820 | 4 revised edition (Chapman & Hall, March 6, 2015), cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Since 1973, Galois Theory has been educating undergraduate students on Galois groups and classical Galois theory.
9789401068642 | Springer Verlag, October 3, 2011, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Galois theory is a showpiece of mathematical unification, bringing together several different branches of the subject and creating a power­ ful machine for the study of problems of considerable historical and mathematical importance.
9781584883937 | 3 edition (Chapman & Hall, July 1, 2003), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Ian Stewart's Galois Theory has been in print for 30 years.
9780412345500 | Chapman & Hall, January 1, 1990, cover price $44.95 | also contains End of Life Care in Neurological Disease | About this edition: Galois theory is a fascinating mixture of classical and modern mathematics, and in fact provided much of the seed from which abstract algebra has grown.

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Product Description: Selling over 25,000 copies across three editions, this book provides an unrivalled introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of Transactional Analysis (TA). Ian Stewart guides the reader step-by-step through the successive stages in using TA to create therapeutic change, building understanding of the way the approach works in real-life practice...read more

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9781446253274 | 4th edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, November 6, 2013), cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Selling over 25,000 copies across three editions, this book provides an unrivalled introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of Transactional Analysis (TA).
9781412934947 | 3 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, December 7, 2007), cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action, Third Edition meets a demand from counselors and therapists in practice and in training, and from training institutes, for a clearly-written step-by-step account of the process, and practice of using transactional analysis to promote personal change.
9780761963189 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, November 1, 1999), cover price $104.00 | About this edition: In Praise of the First Edition `Of interest to all who are concerned with interpersonal skills.
9780803981904 | Sage Pubns, November 1, 1989, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: This book is a practical guide to the use of transactional analysis in counselling.

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9781446253281 | 4th edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, November 6, 2013), cover price $51.00 | About this edition: Selling over 25,000 copies across three editions, this book provides an unrivalled introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of Transactional Analysis (TA).
9781412934954 | 3 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, December 7, 2007), cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action, Third Edition meets a demand from counselors and therapists in practice and in training, and from training institutes, for a clearly-written step-by-step account of the process, and practice of using transactional analysis to promote personal change.
9780761963196 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, November 1, 1999), cover price $45.95 | About this edition: In Praise of the First Edition `Of interest to all who are concerned with interpersonal skills.

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Product Description: On October 23, 1852, Professor Augustus De Morgan wrote a letter to a colleague, unaware that he was launching one of the most famous mathematical conundrums in history--one that would confound thousands of puzzlers for more than a century...read more
By Ian Stewart (foreword by) and Robin Wilson

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9780691158228 | Revised edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 10, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: On October 23, 1852, Professor Augustus De Morgan wrote a letter to a colleague, unaware that he was launching one of the most famous mathematical conundrums in history--one that would confound thousands of puzzlers for more than a century.

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Product Description: Most people are familiar with history's great equations: Newton's Law of Gravity, for instance, or Einstein's theory of relativity. But the way these mathematical breakthroughs have contributed to human progress is seldom appreciated...read more

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9780465029730 | Basic Books, March 13, 2012, cover price $26.99

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9780465085989 | Basic Books, October 8, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Most people are familiar with history's great equations: Newton's Law of Gravity, for instance, or Einstein's theory of relativity.

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Product Description: This is the first comprehensive monograph on the mathematical theory of the solitaire game “The Tower of Hanoi” which was invented in the 19th century by the French number theorist Édouard Lucas. The book comprises a survey of the historical development from the game’s predecessors up to recent research in mathematics and applications in computer science and psychology...read more

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9783034802369, titled "The Tower of Hanoi - Myths and Maths: Myths and Maths" | Birkhauser, January 31, 2013, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This is the first comprehensive monograph on the mathematical theory of the solitaire game “The Tower of Hanoi” which was invented in the 19th century by the French number theorist Édouard Lucas.

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Product Description: "Will this book do for biomathematics what Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time did for relativity and cosmology? Time will tell. Until then, the distinguished author's friendly, well-argued style should guarantee its popular success...read more

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9780465022380, titled "Mathematics of Life" | Basic Books, June 7, 2011, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Biologists have long dismissed mathematics as being unable to meaningfully contribute to our understanding of living beings.

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9780465032402, titled "Mathematics of Life" | Reprint edition (Basic Books, January 8, 2013), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "Will this book do for biomathematics what Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time did for relativity and cosmology?

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Product Description: Bifurcation theory studies how the structure of solutions to equations changes as parameters are varied. The nature of these changes depends both on the number of parameters and on the symmetries of the equations. Volume I discusses how singularity-theoretic techniques aid the understanding of transitions in multiparameter systems...read more

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9780387966526 | Springer Verlag, July 1, 1988, cover price $179.00
9780387909998 | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1985, cover price $199.00 | About this edition: This book has been written in a frankly partisian spirit-we believe that singularity theory offers an extremely useful approach to bifurcation prob­ lems and we hope to convert the reader to this view.

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9781461289296 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, October 8, 2011), cover price $149.00 | About this edition: Bifurcation theory studies how the structure of solutions to equations changes as parameters are varied.

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