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Diffusion of Innovations

Diffusion of Innovations

  • by Everett M. Rogers, Nancy Singer Olaguera (Designed by)
  • ISBN: 0743222091
  • ISBN-13: 9780743222099
In this renowned book, Everett M. Rogers, professor and chair of the Department of Communication & Journalism at the University of New Mexico, explains how new ideas spread via communication channels over time.

The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World

The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World

  • by Ken Alder
  • ISBN: 0743216768
  • ISBN-13: 9780743216760
The story of the creation of the metric system in 1792 traces the endeavors of Delambre and Mechain, the backlash of superstitious contemporaries, and the mistake that drove Mechain to the brink of madness.

Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World For the 21st Century

Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World For the 21st Century

  • by James Howard Kunstler
  • ISBN: 0684837374
  • ISBN-13: 9780684837376
Describes the landscape debates and movements in America that attempt to restore the beauty of its dwelling places

Outsiders

Outsiders

  • by Howard S. Becker
  • ISBN: 0684836351
  • ISBN-13: 9780684836355
Refers specifically to studies of marijuana smokers and dance band musicians.

Social Psychology

Social Psychology

  • by Roger Brown
  • ISBN: 074325340X
  • ISBN-13: 9780743253406
The Second Edition succeeds in showing that social psychology has a potent contribution to make to understanding human behavior.

Beating Back the Devil

Beating Back the Devil

  • by Maryn McKenna
  • ISBN: 1439123101
  • ISBN-13: 9781439123102
Urgent, exhilarating, and compelling, Beating Back the Devil takes you inside the world of these medical detectives who are trying to stop the next epidemic—before the epidemics stop us.

Patterns of Industrial Bureaucracy

Patterns of Industrial Bureaucracy

  • by Alvin W. Gouldner
  • ISBN: 0029127408
  • ISBN-13: 9780029127407

Newton's Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World

Newton's Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World

  • by David Berlinski
  • ISBN: 0743217764
  • ISBN-13: 9780743217767
The story carries the reader from Newton's unremarkable childhood to his awkward undergraduate days at Cambridge through the astonishing year in which, working alone, he laid the foundation for his system of the world, his Principia ...

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

  • by Victor Davis Hanson (Introduction)
  • ISBN: 1416590870
  • ISBN-13: 9781416590873
Chronicles two decades of war between Athens and Sparta.

A Short History of Chinese Philosophy: A Systematic Account of Chinese Thought from Its Origins to the Present Day

A Short History of Chinese Philosophy: A Systematic Account of Chinese Thought from Its Origins to the Present Day

  • by Derk Bodde (Editor), Yu-lan Fung
  • ISBN: 0684836343
  • ISBN-13: 9780684836348
"A systematic account of Chinese thought from its origins to the present day"--Cover.

 

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