Books, Books, Books
A friend and former supervisor of mine once said that I was the
only person she knew who, if you asked "Do you have a book
on..." and named just about any subject, the answer would be
"Yes, why?" So here's a few random subjects with a short
bibliography. As with the mathematics
bibliography, these selections are highly biased and by no means
constitute an objective list.
Subjects in this list are:
- Giles of Rome and the Medieval Theory of Conception,
M. Anthony Hewish.
- Hewish discusses not only the medieval theories of conception, but
also development (what we might call embryology) and a number of other
ideas that were current in the 13th century.
- Secrets of the Samurai, by Westbrook and Ratti.
- Don't be put off by the title; it's actually a fairly sober
account of the samurai, with a sizable section on the martial arts in
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