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Nanyang - Ian Stewart
 

NanyangIan Stewart

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Romance, adventure, drama, and history meld in the sweeping Asian saga Nanyang - now republished with a comprehensive guide to the book’s fictional characters and historical figures.It is an epic tale spanning a period of 200 years during w… more

Nanyang
Ian Stewart
Ian Stewart , English
Reunion - Ian Stewart
 

ReunionIan Stewart

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As an Indonesian air attack on Darwin looms, the mind of Gordon McGregor, architect of this thriving metropolis of 2,750,000 people, is churning with memories of Jakarta 50 years ago and two women with whom he was infatuated.“Two women so d… more

Reunion
Ian Stewart
English
The Seizing of Singapore - Ian Stewart
 

The Seizing of SingaporeIan Stewart

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The seriously obese Morgan Khoo believes he has come up with a brilliant idea to recoup financial losses threatening to sink the family empire he has inherited from his father and, most importantly, allow him to continue a lavish lifestyle … more

The Seizing of Singapore
Ian Stewart
English
The Peking Payoff - Ian Stewart
 

The Peking PayoffIan Stewart

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In the 1970s, a Hong Kong taipan, Donald MacGribben, sets out to obtain a secure future for the British Crown Colony amid uncertainty created by a power struggle in Maoist China. He arranges a meeting at the Canton (Kwangtung) Trade Fair wi… more

The Peking Payoff
Ian Stewart
English
Nothing: From absolute zero ... - New Scientist
 

Nothing: From absolute zero ...New Scientist

Zero, zip, nada, zilch. It’s all too easy to ignore the fascinating possibilities of emptiness and non-existence, and we may well wonder what there is to say about nothing. But scientists have known for centuries that nothing is the key to … more

Nothing: From absolute zero to cosmic oblivion ? amazing insights into nothingness
New Scientist
Profile Books , English
Nobody's Child (The Pandora Files) - Austin Boyd
 

Nobody's Child (The Pandora Files)Austin Boyd

Austin Boyd’s vivid writing plunges you into Appalachia with such descriptive realism that you taste the perfume of summer clover and melt into the tender heart of a young woman who would sacrifice anything for Daddy. Hearkening to the myth… more

Nobody’s Child (The Pandora Files)
Austin Boyd
Zondervan , English
The Unintentional Jihadi - Ian Stewart
 

The Unintentional JihadiIan Stewart

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Charlie Finch is a divorced, Singapore-based stringer for a British newspaper, who is struggling to make enough money to meet his alimony payments and provide the financial incentive required to persuade a Chinese bar girl to live with him…. more

The Unintentional Jihadi
Ian Stewart
English
What Does a Martian Look Lik... - Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart
 

What Does a Martian Look Lik...Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart

A fascinating and useful handbook to both the science and science fiction of extraterrestrial life. Cohen and Stewart are amusing, opinionated, and expert guides. I found it a terrific and informative piece of work-nothing else like it!”-G… more

What Does a Martian Look Like: The Science of Extraterrestrial Life
Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart
Wiley , English
The Mathematics of Life - Ian Stewart
 

The Mathematics of LifeIan Stewart

Biologists have long dismissed mathematics as being unable to meaningfully contribute to our understanding of living beings. Within the past ten years, however, mathematicians have proven that they hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of… more

The Mathematics of Life
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
Heaven - Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
 

HeavenIan Stewart, Jack Cohen

All Second-Best Sailor wants is to sail his boat and trade with the wandering Neanderthals. But when the reefwives discover that a Cosmic Unity mission fleet is heading for his homeworld, his comfortable lifestyle vanishes in an instant. Al… more

Heaven
Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Aspect , English
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ... - Ian Stewart Glass
 

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ...Ian Stewart Glass

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La Caille was one of the observational astronomers and geodesists who followed Newton in developing ideas about celestial mechanics and the shape of the earth. He provided data to the great 18th-century mathematicians involved in understand… more

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist
Ian Stewart Glass
OUP Oxford , English
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ... - Ian Stewart Glass
 

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ...Ian Stewart Glass

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La Caille was one of the observational astronomers and geodesists who followed Newton in developing ideas about celestial mechanics and the shape of the earth. He provided data to the great 18th-century mathematicians involved in understand… more

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist
Ian Stewart Glass
OUP Oxford , English
Concepts of Modern Mathematics - Ian Stewart
 

Concepts of Modern MathematicsIan Stewart

In this charming volume, a noted English mathematician uses humor and anecdote to illuminate the concepts underlying “new math”: groups, sets, subsets, topology, Boolean algebra, and other subjects. No advanced mathematical background is ne… more

Concepts of Modern Mathematics
Ian Stewart
Dover Publications , English
Figments of Reality: The Evo... - Ian Stewart
 

Figments of Reality: The Evo...Ian Stewart

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Peppered with wit and controversial topics, this is a refreshing new look at the co-evolution of mind and culture. Bestselling authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen (The Collapse of Chaos, 1994) eloquently argue that our minds evolved within a… more

Figments of Reality: The Evolution of the Curious Mind
Ian Stewart
Cambridge University Press , English
Professor Stewart's Hoard of... - Ian Stewart
 

Professor Stewart's Hoard of...Ian Stewart

Opening another drawer in his Cabinet of Curiosities, renowned mathematics professor Ian Stewart presents a new medley of games, paradoxes, and riddles in Professor Stewart’s Hoard of Mathematical Treasures. With wit and aplomb, Stewart min… more

Professor Stewart’s Hoard of Mathematical Treasures
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
Symmetry: A Very Short Intro... - Ian Stewart
 

Symmetry: A Very Short Intro...Ian Stewart

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In the 1800s mathematicians introduced a formal theory of symmetry: group theory. Now a branch of abstract algebra, this subject first arose in the theory of equations. Symmetry is an immensely important concept in mathematics and throughou… more

Symmetry: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Ian Stewart
OUP Oxford , English
Bifurcation, Symmetry and Patterns -
 

Bifurcation, Symmetry and Patterns

The latest developments on both the theory and applications of bifurcations with symmetry. The text includes recent experimental work as well as new approaches to and applications of the theory to other sciences. It shows the range of disse… more

Bifurcation, Symmetry and Patterns
Birkhäuser Basel , English
Visions of Infinity: The Gre... - Ian Stewart
 

Visions of Infinity: The Gre...Ian Stewart

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 chall… more

Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
Mindfulness, Acceptance, and... - Joseph Ciarrochi
 

Mindfulness, Acceptance, and...Joseph Ciarrochi

Many have wondered if there is a key ingredient to living a full and happy life. For decades now, scientists and psychologists alike have been studying the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The positiv… more

Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Positive Psychology: The Seven Foundations of Well-Being (The Context Press Mindfulness and Acceptance Practica Series)
Joseph Ciarrochi
Context Press , English
Why Beauty Is Truth: The His... - Ian Stewart
 

Why Beauty Is Truth: The His...Ian Stewart

At the heart of relativity theory, quantum mechanics, string theory, and much of modern cosmology lies one concept: symmetry. In Why Beauty Is Truth, world-famous mathematician Ian Stewart narrates the history of the emergence of this remar… more

Why Beauty Is Truth: The History of Symmetry
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English

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