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A review of The Cultural Transformation of a Native American Family and Its Tribe, 1763–1995: A Basket of Apples, by Joel Spring.
A review of Yes, We Have No Neutrons: An Eye-Opening Tour Through the Twists and Turns of Bad Science, by A. K. Dewdney.
A review of Number by Colors: A Guide to Using Color to Understand Technical Data, by Brand Fortner and Theodore E. Meyer.
A review of Oil Spills, by Joanna Burger.
A review of Deconvolution of Images and Spectra, second edition, edited by Peter A. Jansson.
A review of Lavoisier: Chemist, Biologist, Economist, by Jean-Pierre Poirier; tr. Rebecca Balinski.
A review of How Nature Works: The Science of Self-organized Criticality, by Per Bak.
A review of Environmentally Devastated Neighborhoods: Perceptions, Policies, and Realities, by Michael R. Greenberg and Dona Schneider.
A review of The Quotable Einstein, edited by Alice Calaprice.
A review of Natural Change and Human Impact in Madagascar, edited by Steven M. Goodman and Bruce D. Patterson.
A review of The Inflationary Universe: The Quest For a New Theory of Cosmic Origins, by Alan Guth.
A review of Impact! The Threat of Comets and Asteroids, by Gerrit L. Verschuur, Asteroid: Earth Destroyer or New Frontier?, by Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Mining The Sky: Untold Riches from the Asteroids, Comets, and Planets, by John S. Lewis.
A review of The Evolutionary Biology of Plants, by Karl J. Niklas.
A review of Korolev: How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive to Beat America to the Moon, by James Harford.
A review of The Late Devonian Mass Extinction: the Frasnian/Famennian Crisis, by George R. McGhee, Jr.
A review of Acid Rain and Environmental Degradation: The Economics of Emission Trading, by Ger Klaassen.
A review of Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems, edited by Brian Walker and Will Steffen.
A review of The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America, edited by Donald R. Prothero and Robert J. Emry.
A review of Population Dynamics in Ecological Space and Time, edited by Olin E. Rhodes, Jr., Ronald K. Chesser and Michael H. Smith.
A review of Humanature, by Peter Goin.
A review of Cheating Time: Science, Sex, and Aging, by Roger Gosden.
A review of Boundaries and Barriers: On the Limits to Scientific Knowledge, edited by John L. Casti and Anders Karlqvist.
A review of Changing Fortunes: Biodiversity and Peasant Livelihood in the Peruvian Andes, by Karl S. Zimmerer.
A review of Great Ape Societies, edited by W. C. McGrew, L. F. Marchant, and T. Nishida.
A review of Darwinian Archaeologies, edited by Herbert D. G. Maschner.
A review of Hyperactivity Disorders of Childhood, edited by Seija Sandberg.
A review of Mirrors in Mind, by Richard Gregory.
A review of The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation, by Matt Ridley.
A review of Games of No Chance: Combinatorial Games at MSRI, 1994, edited by Richard J. Nowakowski.
A review of Turbulence, Coherent Structures, Dynamical Systems and Symmetry, by Philip Holmes, John L. Lumley and Gal Berkooz.
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