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              Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction: The Late Paleozoic Ice Age World

              Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction: The Late Paleozoic Ice Age World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McGhee, George, Jr.

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              300 million years ago, dog-sized scorpions and millipedes walked the earth and tropical rainforests towered into the sky. George R. McGhee Jr. explores that ancient world, explaining its origins, its downfall in the end-Permian mass extinction, and its legacies. This comprehensiv ...

              ISBN 9780231180979
              Published 15 June 2018 by Columbia University Press
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              Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit: An Anthology

              Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit: An Anthology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Translated by Parthasarathy, R.

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              Classical Sanskrit literature boasts an exquisite canon of poetry devoted to erotic love. Noted translator and scholar R. Parthasarathy curates a selection in a new verse translation that introduces readers to Sanskrit poetry in a modern English vernacular.

              ISBN 9780231184397
              Published 15 August 2017 by Columbia University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Translations from the Asian Classics
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              Coping with the Climate Crisis: Mitigation Policies and Global Coordination
               

              Coping with the Climate Crisis: Mitigation Policies and Global Coordination (Hardback)

              Edited by Arezki, Rabah; Bolton, Patrick; El Aynaoui, Karim; Obstfeld, Maurice

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              Coping with the Climate Crisis brings together leading experts from academia and policy circles to explore issues related to the implementation of the COP21 Paris Agreement and the challenges of accelerating the transition toward sustainable development. The book synthesizes the ...

              ISBN 9780231187565
              Published 15 May 2018 by Columbia University Press
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              Hot Carbon: Carbon-14 and a Revolution in Science
               

              Hot Carbon: Carbon-14 and a Revolution in Science (Hardback)

              By Marra, Professor John F.

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              There are few fields of science that carbon-14 has not touched. In Hot Carbon, John F. Marra tells the untold story of this scientific revolution, weaving together the workings of the many disciplines that employ carbon-14 with gripping tales of the individuals who pioneered its ...

              ISBN 9780231186704
              Published 15 May 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices

              Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McNally, Robert

              • $67.00
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              Crafting an engrossing journey from the Pennsylvania oil fields of the 1860s to today's Middle East, Crude Volatility shows how past periods of stability and volatility in oil prices help us understand the new boom-bust era. Robert McNally explains how oil became so central to ou ...

              ISBN 9780231178150
              Published 15 August 2019 by Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Center on Global Energy Policy Series
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              Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind
               

              Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind (EPUB ebook)

              By Arnold, Dan

              Through a careful exploration of the philosophical problems commonly faced by the seventh-century Indian Buddhist thinker Dharmakirti and twenty-first-century philosophers such as Jerry Fodor and Daniel Dennett, Dan Arnold seeks to advance an understanding of both first-millenniu ...

              ISBN 9780231518215
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              Published 15 May 2012 by Columbia University Press
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              Dickinson's Nerves, Frost's Woods: Poetry in the Shadow of the Past
               

              Dickinson's Nerves, Frost's Woods: Poetry in the Shadow of the Past (Hardback)

              By Logan, William

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              William Logan reconciles history and poetry to provide new ways of reading poets ranging from Shakespeare and Shelley to Lowell and Heaney. In these striking essays, Logan presents the poetry of the past through the lens of the past, attempting to bring poems back to the world in ...

              ISBN 9780231186148
              Published 15 May 2018 by Columbia University Press
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              Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

              Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Usher, Professor Bruce

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              This book is a primer for readers of all levels on the coming energy transition and its global consequences. Bruce Usher provides a concise yet comprehensive explanation for the growth in wind and solar energy; the trajectory of the transition from fossil fuels to renewables; and ...

              ISBN 9780231187855
              Published 15 December 2018 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Columbia University Earth Institute Sustainability Primers
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              A Double Life
               

              A Double Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Translated by Heldt, Barbara; Afterword by Green, Daniel; By Pavlova, Karolina

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              An unsung classic of nineteenth-century Russian literature, Karolina Pavlova's A Double Life alternates prose and poetry to offer a wry picture of Russian aristocratic society and vivid dreams of escaping its strictures.

              ISBN 9780231190794
              Published 15 July 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Russian Library
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              Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes

              Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Insdorf, Annette

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              A great movie's first few minutes provide the key to the rest of the film. In Cinematic Overtures, Annette Insdorf discusses the opening sequence, inviting viewers to turn first impressions into deeper understanding of cinematic technique. She offers a series of revelatory readin ...

              ISBN 9780231182256
              Published 15 November 2017 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Leonard Hastings Schoff Lectures
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