Books by Publisher: The Peterson Institute for International Economics

    Voices from the Easter Rising

    By Joseph McKenna

    Paperback Save £0.99 = £67.96

    Records a week in Dublin during April 1916 when in a forlorn hope 2,000 Irish Volunteers rose up in armed rebellion against the British Empire in a bid to establish an independent Irish state. The Rising is recalled in the words of those who took part. It traces the establishment...

    Advances and Trends in Optimization with Engineering Applications

    By Tamas Terlaky

    Hardback Save £2.24 = £91.71

    Optimization is of critical importance in engineering. This overview of state-of-the-art optimization techniques reviews 10 major areas of optimization and related engineering applications. It provides a solid foundation for engineers and mathematical optimizers alike who want to understand not only the importance of optimization methods to engineering but also the...

    Tensor Analysis

    By Liqun Qi

    Paperback £83.69

    The first book on the spectral theory of tensors; the theory of special tensors, including non-negative tensors, positive semidefinite tensors, completely positive tensors, and copositive tensors; and the spectral hypergraph theory via tensors, which is covered in a chapter.

    Winston Churchill, Myth and Reality: What He Actually Did and Said

    By Richard M. Langworth

    Paperback Save £0.14 = £51.81

    Winston Churchill, indispensable when liberty was in peril, dead since 1965, is today still accused of various sins, from alcoholism and racism to misogyny and warmongering. Churchill had two personas - one that thought deeply about the nature of humanity, and one that helped to solve seemingly intractable problems. In...

    Plain Text

    By Dennis Tenen

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £19.25

    Plain Text offers a rich media history of software and hardware that reflects critically on the material contexts of knowledge production, that is, on the way we read and write today.

    Killing Off the Lesbians

    By Liz Millward

    Paperback £67.01

    Spoiler Alert: the lesbian character always dies. Looking at the fates of characters over decades, this wide-ranging and lively book argues that killing off the lesbian - even if she only appears via the subtext - is nothing new. It is a form of symbolic annihilation that has an impact...

    Clinical Pharmacokinetics

    By John E. Murphy

    Paperback £86.54

    In the evolving practice of pharmacokinetics PK, it is important to keep on top of the latest advances. John E. Murphy, a well-known leader in the field of clinical pharmacokinetics, has updated and expanded his widely-used textbook and reference. Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Sixth Edition includes the most current information, covering issues...

    Adcreep

    By Mark Bartholomew

    Hardback £20.30

    Adcreep explores the brave new world of modern advertising, how it works, the social threats it poses, and how American law has failed to reign in the onslaught of invasive marketing technologies.

    Aurangzeb

    By Audrey Truschke

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £14.45

    This brief, accessible biography sheds new light on one of India's most controversial and misunderstood figures, arguing that the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was not a Hindu-hating fanatic but rather a premodern Indian king driven by a thirst for power, piety, and justice.

    Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook

    By May Abraham Fridel

    Paperback £10.85

    The Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook brings the taste, aroma, and health benefits of basic and exotic Indian spices into the kitchen for those with diabetes or prediabetes, or those simply looking to eat and feel better. Delicious Indian dishes that are packed with flavor and fiber-rich ingredients are simpler than...

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