How museums reflect and shape cultural memory.
Beginnings of urbanization in Chalcolithic Eastern Europe.
Bentham Science Publishers has published a new book Perspectives in Lung Cancer, which aims to provide valuable information on the disease for practicing clinicians.
The new 2 book set will give a comprehensive picture of perinatal cardiology to medical scholars and professionals.
The MIT Press is pleased to announce a new environmental history book. It explores the trajectories of pollution in global capitalism, from the toxic waste of early tanneries to the poisonous effects of pesticides in the twentieth century.
This new release from Jean-Michel Gillet covers several basic and more advanced subjects about transitions in quantum and statistical physics which are illustrated by a wide range of applications such as semi-conductors, Bose-Einstein condensates, superfluidity, superconductivity, NMR for food inspection, MRI, Lasers, spectroscopies for fake drug detection, photon or neutron scattering or the versatility of quantum entanglement.
Living with Computers is the most recent book from the well-known expert in the history of computers James W. Cortada. It is a call to step back and take a look at what computing means, not just to the individual, but to humanity's existence. It is a book about change that addresses essential questions about computing: How did we get here and how do people view computing today?
New book provides deep dive into the vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic.
Are psychedelics invaluable therapeutic medicines, or dangerously unpredictable drugs that precipitate psychosis? Tools for spiritual communion or cognitive enhancers that spark innovation? Activators for one's private muse or part of a political movement? In his new book American Trip (MIT Press, 2020), Ido Hartogsohn, of Bar-Ilan University, examines how the psychedelic experience in midcentury America was shaped by historical, social, and cultural forces.
Newly-arrived pupils who speak English as an additional language (EAL) often make 'mixed' linguistic and academic progress during their first years in British schools, which need a proper framework to give them sustained support, a study suggests.