Animal behaviour : a very short introduction / Tristram D. Wyatt.

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Title: Animal behaviour : a very short introduction / Tristram D. Wyatt.
Author: Wyatt, Tristram D., 1956-
Call Number: QL751 .W93 2017
Description: How animals behave is crucial to their survival and reproduction. The application of new molecular tools such as DNA fingerprinting and genomics is causing a revolution in the study of animal behaviour, while developments in computing and image analysis allow us to investigate behaviour in ways never previously possible. By combining these with the traditional methods of observation and experiments, we are now learning more about animal behaviour than ever before. In this Very Short Introduction Tristram D. Wyatt discusses how animal behaviour has evolved, how behaviours develop in each individual (considering the interplay of genes, epigenetics, and experience), how we can understand animal societies, and how we can explain collective behaviour such as swirling flocks of starlings. Using lab and field studies from across the whole animal kingdom, he looks at mammals, butterflies, honeybees, fish, and birds, analysing what drives behaviour, and exploring instinct, learning, and culture. Looking more widely at behavioural ecology, he also considers some aspects of human behaviour.--publisher.

After the map : cartography, navigation, and the transformation of territory in the twentieth century / William Rankin.

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Title: After the map : cartography, navigation, and the transformation of territory in the twentieth century / William Rankin.
Author: Rankin, William, 1978-
Call Number: GA102.3 .R36 2016
Description: For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their territory, and during the two world wars they were produced by the hundreds of millions. Cartographers and journalists predicted the dawning of a "map-minded age, " where increasingly state-of-the-art maps would become everyday tools. By the century's end, however, there had been a decisive shift in mapping practices, as the dominant methods of land surveying and print publication were increasingly displaced by electronic navigation systems. In After the Map, William Rankin argues that although this shift did no render traditional maps obsolete, it did radically change our experience of geographic knowledge, from the god's-eye view of the map to the embedded subjectivity of GPS. Likewise, older concerns with geographic truth and objectivity have been upstaged by a new emphasis on simplicity, reliability, and convenience. After the Map shows how this change in geographic perspective is ultimately a transformation of the nature of territory, both social and political. --Dust jacket.

Accounting made simple : accounting explained in 100 pages or less / Mike Piper.

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Title: Accounting made simple : accounting explained in 100 pages or less / Mike Piper.
Author: Piper, Mike, 1984-
Call Number: HF5636 .P57 2013
Description: "This text is intended to be a high-level introduction to accounting/bookkeeping"--Preliminary page.

100 essential silent film comedies / James Roots.

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Title: 100 essential silent film comedies / James Roots.
Author: Roots, James, 1955-
Call Number: PN1995.9.C55 R66 2017

American kingpin : the epic hunt for the criminal mastermind behind the Silk Road / Nick Bilton.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - July 6, 2017 - 2:40pm
Title: American kingpin : the epic hunt for the criminal mastermind behind the Silk Road / Nick Bilton.
Author: Bilton, Nick,
Call Number: HV6248.U45 B55 2017
Description: From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

Moholy-Nagy : future present / edited by Matthew S. Witkovsky, Carol S. Eliel, and Karole P.B. Vail ; With contributions by Julie Barten, Sylvie Paenichon, and Carol Stringari, Stephanie D'Alessandro, Carol S. Eliel, Jennifer King, Olivier Lugon, Elizabet

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - July 6, 2017 - 2:40pm
Title: Moholy-Nagy : future present / edited by Matthew S. Witkovsky, Carol S. Eliel, and Karole P.B. Vail ; With contributions by Julie Barten, Sylvie Paenichon, and Carol Stringari, Stephanie D'Alessandro, Carol S. Eliel, Jennifer King, Olivier Lugon, Elizabeth Siegel, Karole P.B. Vail, and Matthew S. Witkovsky.
Call Number: N6822.5.M63 A4 2016
Description: "The pioneering artist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (1894-1946) worked across a range of art forms including painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, film, advertising, and theater. This publication, which offers a fresh and extensive examination of his output, accompanies the first major American survey of Moholy's oeuvre in nearly a half century and represents the most extensive English-language book on the artist in thirty years. The catalogue reproduces a vast selection of Moholy's early paintings and photograms, his whimsical photomontages--all of which are reproduced together here for the first time--and late works in Plexiglas. Distinguished scholars offer new insights into his materials and working methods; the relation among writing, administration, and art making in his practice; and his influence on contemporary art. Particular emphasis is given to Moholy's American years and his leadership of the Chicago Bauhaus as well as his reception as a painter"--

The invention of heterosexuality / Jonathan Ned Katz ; with a new preface ; afterword by Lisa Duggan.

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Title: The invention of heterosexuality / Jonathan Ned Katz ; with a new preface ; afterword by Lisa Duggan.
Author: Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Call Number: HQ23 .K315 2007

The undiscovered self / C.G. Jung ; translated from the German by R.F.C. Hull.

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Title: The undiscovered self / C.G. Jung ; translated from the German by R.F.C. Hull.
Author: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961.
Call Number: BF173 .J72513 2006
Description: In his classic, provocative work, Jung--one of psychology's greatest minds--argues that the future depends on our ability to resist society's mass movements. Only by understanding our unconscious inner nature--"the undiscovered self"--Can we gain the self-knowledge that is antithetical to ideological fanaticism. But this requires facing the duality of the human psyche--the existence of good and evil in us all. In this seminal book, Jung compellingly argues that only then can we cope and resist the dangers posed by those in power.--From publisher description.

A history of Egyptian architecture : the first intermediate period, the middle kingdom, and the second intermediate period / by Alexander Badawy.

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Title: A history of Egyptian architecture : the first intermediate period, the middle kingdom, and the second intermediate period / by Alexander Badawy.
Author: Badawy, Alexander.
Call Number: NA215 .B31 1966

The collected plays of Neil Simon. Volume 2 / with an introduction by Neil Simon.

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Title: The collected plays of Neil Simon. Volume 2 / with an introduction by Neil Simon.
Author: Simon, Neil.
Call Number: PS3537.I663 A6 1986

All the birds in the sky / Charlie Jane Anders.

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Title: All the birds in the sky / Charlie Jane Anders.
Author: Anders, Charlie,
Call Number: PS3601.N428 A79 2017
Description: "When Patricia Delfine was six years old, a wounded bird led her deep into the forest to the Parliament of Birds, where she met the Great Tree and was asked a question that would determine the course of her life. When Laurence Armstead was in grade school, he cobbled together a wristwatch-sized device that could send its wearer two seconds into the future. When Patricia and Laurence first met in high school, they didn't understand one another at all. But as time went on, they kept bumping into one another's lives. Now they're both grown up, and the planet is falling apart around them. Laurence is an engineering genius who's working with a group that aims to avert catastrophic breakdown through technological intervention into the changing global climate. Patricia is a graduate of Eltisley Maze, the hidden academy for the world's magically gifted, and works with a small band of other magicians to secretly repair the world's ever-growing ailments. Neither Laurence nor Patricia can keep pace with the speed at which things fall apart. But something bigger than either of them, something begun deep in their childhoods, is determined to bring them together. And will"--

Five plays / Jean Anouilh.

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Title: Five plays / Jean Anouilh.
Author: Anouilh, Jean, 1910-1987.
Call Number: PQ2601.N67 A6 1986

The collected plays of Neil Simon. Volume 1 / with an introduction by Neil Simon.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - July 5, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: The collected plays of Neil Simon. Volume 1 / with an introduction by Neil Simon.
Author: Simon, Neil.
Call Number: PS3537.I663 A6 1986
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