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  • 9780393061284 72

    The Art and Politics of Science

    Harold Varmus

    Hardcover

    A Nobel Prize-winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and veteran of science policy wars reflects on his remarkable career.

  • 9780393304534 72

    The Art and Politics of Science

    Harold Varmus

    Paperback

    A Nobel Prize–winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and scientific adviser to President Obama reflects on his remarkable career.

  • 9780393059137 72

    The Associates: Four Capitalists Who Created California

    Richard Rayner

    Hardcover

    A true-life tale of ruthless ambition, staggering greed, and the making of a nation.

  • 9780393005844 72

    Augustus

    A. H M Jones, Moses I. Finley

    Paperback

    Constitutional changes, administrative revisions, factional rivalry, and war are all themes that Professor Jones develops within the main narrative. He treats separately such topics as finance, religion, social policy, literature and the arts, and the sources of this crucial period in the history of Rome.

  • 9780393329940 72

    The Authentic Adam Smith: His Life and Ideas

    James Buchan

    Paperback

    Celebrated author James Buchan on the widely known—but often misread—Scottish philosopher Adam Smith.