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Product Description: We delight in using our eyes, particularly when puzzling over pictures. Art and illusionists is a celebration of pictures and the multiple modes of manipulating them to produce illusory worlds on flat surfaces. This has proved fascinating to humankind since the dawning of depiction...read more

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9783319252278 | Springer Verlag, February 10, 2016, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: We delight in using our eyes, particularly when puzzling over pictures.

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Product Description: Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another...read more

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9781594204463, titled "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History" | Penguin Pr, May 6, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another.

Paperback:

9780143127161, titled "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History" | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, April 28, 2015), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another.
9781594206238, titled "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History" | Random House, May 15, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another.
9780373335220, titled "Amor Autentico" | Harlequin Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $3.50 | also contains Amor Autentico
9780314228772, titled "California Penal Code: 1999 Desktop Edition" | West Group, April 1, 1999, cover price $22.01 | also contains California Penal Code: 1999 Desktop Edition | About this edition: 1999 Desktop Edition.

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9781611762778, titled "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History" | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, May 6, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Drawing on startling new evidence from the human genome, an exploration of how and why the human population differentiated into distinctive races beginning fifty thousand years agoFewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another.

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Product Description: For at least the last fifty thousand years, and probably much longer, people have practiced religion. Yet little attention has been given, either by believers or atheists, to the question of whether this universal human behavior might have an evolutionary basis...read more

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9781594202285 | Penguin Pr, November 12, 2009, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Noted science writer Nicholas Wade offers for the first time a convincing case based on a broad range of scientific evidence for the evolutionary basis of religion.

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9781400113491, titled "The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved & Why It Endures" | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 28, 2009), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: For at least the last fifty thousand years, and probably much longer, people have practiced religion.
9781400163496, titled "The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved & Why It Endures" | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 28, 2009), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: For at least the last fifty thousand years, and probably much longer, people have practiced religion.

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Product Description: For at least the last fifty thousand years, and probably much longer, people have practiced religion. Yet little attention has been given, either by believers or atheists, to the question of whether this universal human behavior might have an evolutionary basis...read more

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9781400143498, titled "The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved & Why It Endures: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 28, 2009), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: For at least the last fifty thousand years, and probably much longer, people have practiced religion.

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Product Description: Based on a groundbreaking synthesis of recent scientific findings, critically acclaimed New York Times science reporter Nicholas Wade tells a bold and provocative new story of the history of our ancient ancestors and the evolution of human nature...read more

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9781594200793 | Penguin Pr, April 20, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A history of humanity's ancient ancestry draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals.

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9780143038320 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, March 27, 2007), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A provocative alternate history of humanity's ancient ancestry and the evolution of human nature draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals.

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9781400102327 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 30, 2006), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: A history of humanity's ancient ancestry draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals.
9781400152322 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 30, 2006), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A history of humanity's ancient ancestry draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals.

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9781439559703 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 8, 2008), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Based on a groundbreaking synthesis of recent scientific findings, critically acclaimed New York Times science reporter Nicholas Wade tells a bold and provocative new story of the history of our ancient ancestors and the evolution of human nature.

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A history of humanity's ancient ancestry draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals.
By Alan Sklar (narrator) and Nicholas Wade

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9781400132324 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 30, 2006), cover price $75.99 | About this edition: A history of humanity's ancient ancestry draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals.

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Product Description: Our contact with the world is through perception, and therefore the study of the process is of obvious importance and signi?cance. For much of its long history, the study of perception has been con?ned to natural- tic observation...read more

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9780387227221 | Springer Verlag, November 30, 2004, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Our contact with the world is through perception, and therefore the study of the process is of obvious importance and signi?

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The most interesting stories about language and linguistics from the pages of the New York Times are gathered together in this unique collection, which features articles on 'The History of Language,' 'Archaeology and Language,' 'Language and Learning,' and 'Language and Society.' Original.
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585747931 | Lyons Pr, July 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Features articles about language and linguistics, exploring the roots of language through discussions about language history, archaeology, communication, and society.

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A collection of science journalism on insects culls the pages of the New York Times science section for fascinating stories about insects, by such authors as Jane E. Brody, Malcolm W. Browne, and Natalie Angier, among others. Original.
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585747924 | Rev exp edition (Lyons Pr, July 1, 2003), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of stories from the New York Times about insects, featuring such authors as Jane E.

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Collects articles previously published in the New York Times about fish, including their ancestry, dangers to freshwater and saltwater fish, and information about shellfish.
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585746453 | Rev exp edition (Lyons Pr, November 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Collects articles previously published in the New York Times about fish, including their ancestry, dangers to freshwater and saltwater fish, and information about shellfish.

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Wade, a leading science journalist, claims that medicine is still in its dark age. His book explores how, with the discovery of the human genome, we will be affected by possession of the genome knowledge, the power it has; also, how we will choose to use it and to what end.

Paperback:

9780743231039 | New edition (Gardners Books, September 2, 2002), cover price $14.30 | About this edition: Wade, a leading science journalist, claims that medicine is still in its dark age.

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Product Description: With the decoding of the human genome, researchers can now read the genetic program that evolution has written for the human body. A new generation of medical treatments is at hand, and researchers hope to uncover the genetic roots of illness and develop new therapies for most major diseases...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780743216050 | Simon & Schuster, August 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: An exploration into genomics and the sequencing of the human genome details how this science will help discover the genetic causes of disease, allow for individualized diagnostics, and open the door for innovative treatments.

Paperback:

9780743223188 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2002), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: With the decoding of the human genome, researchers can now read the genetic program that evolution has written for the human body.

Miscellaneous:

9780743217392 | Simon & Schuster, March 2, 2002, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In this work, author Nicholas Wade claims that medicine is still in the dark ages.

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Product Description: Informative and surprising research in biology and zoology, from the pages of Science Times, the weekly science section in The New York Times. (SEE QUOTE.)
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585746460 | Rev upd edition (Lyons Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Informative and surprising research in biology and zoology, from the pages of Science Times, the weekly science section in The New York Times.

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Essays by experts in the field explore the history, research, processes, and ethical concerns of genetic research, including the role of genes in cancer and treatment, life extension, and cloning. (view table of contents)
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585745319 | Rev exp edition (Lyons Pr, July 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Essays by experts in the field explore the history, research, processes, and ethical concerns of genetic research, including the role of genes in cancer and treatment, life extension, and cloning.

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Product Description: Thomas Young’s Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts highlights the British physicist and physician greatest contributions to science. Mostly remembered for his optical work, Thomas Young (1773-1829), initiated important paths of investigation which other scientists were later able to take up and complete...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nicholas Wade (introduced by) and Thomas Young

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9781855069459 | Thoemmes Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $1020.00 | About this edition: Thomas Young’s Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts highlights the British physicist and physician greatest contributions to science.

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Looks at the sciences related to the brain, covering such topics as mood, emotions, memory, language, consciousness, dreams, and medicine. (view table of contents)
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585745326 | Rev exp edition (Lyons Pr, April 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Looks at the sciences related to the brain, covering such topics as mood, emotions, memory, language, consciousness, dreams, and medicine.

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The Science Times journalist takes readers into the heart of the worldÆs natural disasters, sharing the secrets of colucanoes, floods, avalanches, hurricanes, storms, forest fires, sinkholes, and viral pandemics. Original.
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585743933 | Rev exp edition (Lyons Pr, November 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Explores the causes and effects of natural disasters, including sections on climatic changes and the impact of space debris on the earth.

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The most fascinating writing from The New York Times on the subject of archeology is collected here, with observations on Monte Verde, Tritis Hoyuk, Pompeii, Petra, and many other ancient sites. Original. (view table of contents)
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

Paperback:

9781585743926 | Lyons Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Gathers science articles from the New York Times, covering prehistoric, classical, biblical, North American, and underwater archaeology.

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Product Description: Vision is our most dominant sense, from which we derive most of our information about the world. From the light that enters the eye and the processing in the brain that follows we can sense where things are, how they move and what they are...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841692036 | 2 sub edition (Psychology Pr, August 1, 2001), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Vision is our most dominant sense, from which we derive most of our information about the world.
9780415010429 | Routledge, May 1, 1991, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Vision is our dominant sense.

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9781841692043 | 2 edition (Psychology Pr, August 1, 2001), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Vision is our most dominant sense, from which we derive most of our information about the world.
9780415010436 | Routledge, May 1, 1991, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Vision is our dominant sense.

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Product Description: The life of Jan Evangelista Purkinje (1787-1869) has fascinated students from many disciplines. Histologists marvel at his early descriptions of cells; physiologists admire his attempts to relate structure to function; pharmacologists view in awe his heroic experiments on self-administered drugs; forensic scientists acknowledge his role in the use of fingerprints for identification; and Czech patriots salute his awakening of pride in their nation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780805836424 | Psychology Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The life of Jan Evangelista Purkinje (1787-1869) has fascinated students from many disciplines.

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Product Description: A newly updated edition of the best articles on bird behavior and biology from The New York Times. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By New York Times Company (corporate author) and Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585742639 | Rev exp edition (Lyons Pr, March 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A newly updated edition of the best articles on bird behavior and biology from The New York Times.

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Presents a collection of articles from the science section of the 'New York Times' on the subject of fossils and what they teach about the origin and evolution of life on earth.
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781585742646 | Rev exp edition (Lyons Pr, June 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of articles from the science section of the 'New York Times' on the subject of fossils and what they teach about the origin and evolution of life on earth.

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Examines the evolution of human and animal language within various cultures and species and how it is acquired and processed (view table of contents)
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

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9781558219342 | Lyons Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Examines the evolution of human and animal language within various cultures and species and how it is acquired and processed

Explores the causes and effects of natural disasters, including sections on climatic changes and the impact of space debris on the earth (view table of contents)
By Nicholas Wade (editor)

Hardcover:

9781558219571 | Lyons Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Explores the causes and effects of natural disasters, including sections on climatic changes and the impact of space debris on the earth

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Product Description: This illustrated survey covers what Nicholas Wade calls the "observational era of vision," beginning with the Greek philosophers and ending with Wheatstone's description of the stereoscope in the late 1830s. This is the first history of vision to present extracts of the works of scholars, organized both topically and chronologically...read more

Hardcover:

9780262231947 | Bradford Books, June 26, 1998, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This illustrated survey covers what Nicholas Wade calls the "observational era of vision," beginning with the Greek philosophers and ending with Wheatstone's description of the stereoscope at the end of the 1830s (after which vision became an experimental science).

Paperback:

9780262731294 | Reprint edition (Bradford Books, January 31, 2000), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This illustrated survey covers what Nicholas Wade calls the "observational era of vision," beginning with the Greek philosophers and ending with Wheatstone's description of the stereoscope in the late 1830s.

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