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Accessory to War

Accessory to War

The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war. "The... Read More

American Government

American Government

A Brief Introduction

Stephen Ansolabehere, Benjamin Ginsberg, Theodore J. Lowi, Kenneth A. Shepsle

Why does the American political system work the way it does? This major revision brings a renewed focus to the institutions, processes, and data that illuminate big questions about governance and representation in the United States. With a new adaptive learning tool, this... Read More

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.

But today, few of... Read More

Cognition

Cognition

Exploring the Science of the Mind

Daniel Reisberg

One of the most successful texts ever published on its subject, the new Seventh Edition focuses on the insights and ideas that drive the field and supports student learning. Three exciting features—a new pedagogical program based on the “testing effect,” a comprehensive,... Read More

Essential Cell Biology

Essential Cell Biology

Bruce Alberts, Karen Hopkin, Alexander D. Johnson, David Morgan, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter

This text features lively, clear writing and exceptional illustrations, making it the ideal textbook for a first course in both cell and molecular biology. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Fifth Edition maintains its focus on the latest cell biology research. For the... Read More

The Fifth Risk

The Fifth Risk

Michael Lewis

"The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between; those that did show... Read More

Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in Ragnarok.

In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to... Read More

The Norton Field Guide to Writing

The Norton Field Guide to Writing

Richard Bullock, Maureen Daly Goggin, Francine Weinberg

The Norton Field Guide lets you teach the way you want to teach. Short chapters with just enough detail can be assigned in any order. Color-coded links send students to more detail if they need it. Menus, directories, and a glossary/index all make the book easy to... Read More

The Overstory

The Overstory

A Novel

Richard Powers

An Air Force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes... Read More

Social Psychology

Social Psychology

Tom Gilovich, Dacher Keltner, Serena Chen, Richard E. Nisbett

An award-winning author team challenges students to think critically about the concepts, controversies, and applications of social psychology using abundant tools, both in text and online. (NEW) infographics examine important topics like social class, social media effects,... Read More

These Truths

These Truths

A History of the United States

Jill Lepore

Written in elegiac prose, Lepore’s groundbreaking investigation places truth itself—a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence—at the center of the nation’s history. The American experiment rests on three ideas—"these truths," Jefferson called them—political equality,... Read More

We the People

We the People

Benjamin Ginsberg, Theodore J. Lowi, Caroline J. Tolbert, Margaret Weir

With fresh insight from new co-author Andrea Campbell, We the People, Twelfth Edition, once again sets the standard for showing students how government impacts their lives and why it matters who participates. Campbell relates true, personal stories of how... Read More

World Politics

World Politics

Interests, Interactions, Institutions

Jeffry A. Frieden, David A. Lake, Kenneth A. Schultz

With a framework based on interests, interactions, and institutions, World Politics gives students the tools to understand international relations. In the thoroughly updated Fourth Edition, new Controversy units provide models for applying the concepts in each... Read More

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