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The Environment and ConservationEditor’s Letter
Dear Book Browser:Greetings rom Yale University Press, and welcome to the 2012–2013 Science Catalog! This issue oers absorbing books that contribute urther to the climate change debate, consider why we value biodiversity, eloquently explore why humans have an inherent need to interact with nature, propose radical political change or improving the welareo the planet, explain how cities around the world consume energy, extol the wonders o Thomas Jeerson’s vegetablegarden, examine the tension between Buddhism and science, and bring back to prominence classic works in particlephysics and nuclear science. O special note are our new reerence tools, including
Visual Strategies: A Practical Guide to Graphics for Scientists and Engineers
Listen. Write. Present. The Elements for Communicating Science and Technology.
Also available are a new edition o
The Computer and the Brain,
with a oreword by Ray Kurzweil, and twonew co-publications with Editions Odile Jacobs: Alain Berthoz’s
Simplexity: Simplifying Principles for a Complex World
and Jean-Pierre Changeux’s
The Good, the True, and the Beautiful: A Neuronal Approach.
We are delighted to intro-duce
A Little History of the World, Secrets of the Ice: Antarctica’s Clues to Climate, the Universe, and the Limits of Life
The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine.
And there are two new eld guides:
A Field Guide to the Ants of New England
A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast and Gulf of Mexico.
Please visit our website (http://www.yalebooks.com) or a complete list o our titles. We are happy to hear rom youabout new manuscripts and proposals; within our website is inormation on how to prepare and make a submission.In advance, thank you or your interest—enjoy the list!
Jean E. Thomson Black (firstname.lastname@example.org), Executive Editor, Science & Medicine Joseph Calamia (email@example.com), Editor, Physical Sciences