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Nanyang - Ian Stewart

NanyangIan Stewart

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

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

Ian Stewart
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
100 + Top Tips For Job Seeke... - Ian Stewart Munro

100 + Top Tips For Job Seeke...Ian Stewart Munro

This book will help YOU in the following ways; 1. Learning the Top 10 things you need to do - TODAY, 2. Giving you a process to identify what you really want to do next. 3. Writing a fantastic CV. 4. Effectively handling the four ways i… more

100 + Top Tips For Job Seekers: Snappy Tips About How to Create and Run a Successful Job Search Campaign (100+ Top Tips for)
Ian Stewart Munro
Ian Munro , English
In Pursuit of the Unknown: 1... - Ian Stewart

In Pursuit of the Unknown: 1...Ian Stewart

In In Pursuit of the Unknown, celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart uses a handful of mathematical equations to explore the vitally important connections between math and human progress. We often overlook the historical link between mathemat… more

In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
Flatterland: Like Flatland O... - Ian Stewart

Flatterland: Like Flatland O...Ian Stewart

The brilliant “sequel” to one of the all-time classics of popular mathematics. In 1884, Edwin A. Abbott published a brilliant novel about mathematics and philosophy that charmed and fascinated all of England. As both a witty satire of Vi… more

Flatterland: Like Flatland Only More So
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
The Magical Maze: Seeing the... - Ian Stewart

The Magical Maze: Seeing the...Ian Stewart

Welcome to the maze.A logical maze, a magical maze. A maze of the mind.The maze is mathematics. The mind is yours. Let’s see what happens when we put them together.What is mathematics? What do mathematicians do?What is a mathematician? Som… more

The Magical Maze: Seeing the World Through Mathematical Eyes
Ian Stewart
Wiley , English
Letters to a Young Mathematician - Ian Stewart

Letters to a Young MathematicianIan Stewart

The first scientific entry in the acclaimed Art of Mentoring series from Basic Books, Letters to a Young Mathematician tells readers what Ian Stewart wishes he had known when he was a student and young faculty member. Subjects ranging from … more

Letters to a Young Mathematician
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , 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
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

Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Aspect , 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
Quicklet on The Best Rolling... - Sara Powell

Quicklet on The Best Rolling...Sara Powell

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Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones, once famously said that he’d “rather be dead than sing “Satisfaction” when (he’s) forty-five.” However, Jagger will turn sixty-nine years old this year, the same year the Roll… more

Quicklet on The Best Rolling Stones Songs: Lyrics and Analysis
Sara Powell
Hyperink Rolling Stones Songs Analysis , 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

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