Category: Books

Earth's Evolving Systems: The History of Planet Earth

Earth's Evolving Systems: The History of Planet Earth, Second Edition explores the complex processes and interactions that have shaped our planet. Employing a systems perspective, this introductory text covers topics such as the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere, and discusses how these systems, plate tectonics, and life have interacted with each other and evolved through […]

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Sociology: A Down-To-Earth Approach Core Concepts (6th Edition)

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for […]

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The Changing Earth: Exploring Geology and Evolution, 7th Edition

THE CHANGING EARTH: EXPLORING GEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, Seventh Edition, is a member of a rare breed of texts written specifically for courses covering both physical and historical geology. Three interrelated themes (plate tectonics, organic evolution, and geologic time) help students understand that Earth is a complex, integrated, and continually changing system. In the new edition […]

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Interpreting Earth History: A Manual in Historical Geology, Eighth Edition

The Eighth Edition of Interpreting Earth History continues a legacy of authoritative coverage, providing the flexibility and scope necessary to engage students with geological data from a variety of sources and scales. The authors carefully review the subjects covered in current historical geology courses and have tailored each stand-alone assignment to offer a clear, straightforward […]

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Earth: Portrait of a Planet (Sixth Edition)

The most dynamic, hands-on introduction to physical geology. Marshak gives students the tools they need for an enriching hands-on geology experience, in and out of class. The Sixth Edition includes an expanded suite of interactive simulations, Narrative Art videos, Real-World videos, and animations built on the vibrant art from the text. New Smartwork5 online activities […]

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Revel for Sociology: A Down-To-Earth Approach -- Access Card (13th Edition)

A down-to-earth approach to sociology REVEL™ for Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Thirteenth Edition highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students’ lives. Throughout the text, author James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology through his acclaimed down-to-earth approach and personal writing style. Six central themes help stimulate students’ sociological imaginations: a down-to-earth […]

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The Earth System (3rd Edition)

The first book of its kind to address the issues of global change from a true Earth systems perspective, The Earth System offers a solid emphasis on lessons from Earth's history that may guide decision-making in the future. The authors' systems theory approach looks holistically at all that happens on Earth and the interactions of […]

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Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology

An up-to-date and comprehensive exploration of how Earth works New technologies has given us many different ways to examine the Earth. For example, we can penetrate deep into the interior of our planet and effectively X-ray its internal structure. With this technology comes an increased awareness of how our planet is continually changing and a […]

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Environmental Geology: An Earth Systems Approach

Emphasizing the interconnected nature of environmental geology and the multidimensional processes of the Earth, this highly anticipated new edition of Merritt's classic text provides a balanced approach to environmental issues and builds an informed student understanding with case studies, conceptual explanations, and relevant presentation of material. By far the most concise book for its course, […]

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Sustaining the Earth

SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The new edition of SUSTAINING THE EARTH […]

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The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet

Hailed by The New York Times for writing “with wonderful clarity about science . . . that effortlessly teaches as it zips along,” nationally bestselling author Robert M. Hazen offers a radical new approach to Earth history in this intertwined tale of the planet’s living and nonliving spheres. With an astrobiologist’s imagination, a historian’s perspective, […]

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Blue Planet An Introduction to Earth System Science, 3rd Edition

The Third Edition of Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth System Science treats earth science from a systems perspective, showing how the four spheres (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere) are interrelated. In this edition, significant emphasis is placed on cycling of materials and energy, and interactions among the spheres. The text also places much clearer emphasis […]

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Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology (11th Edition)

For non-majors/mixed biology courses.   An Inquiry Approach that engages readers in critical thinking through the use of relatable case studies and more. With a proven and effective tradition of engaging readers with real-world applications, high-interest case studies, and inquiry-based pedagogy, Biology: Life on Earth fosters a lifetime of discovery and scientific understanding.  Maintaining the […]

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Foundations of Earth Science (8th Edition)

For all introductory Earth Science courses.   Digital Content and Experiences Bring Earth Science To Life Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background,  Foundations of Earth Science provides a student-friendly, highly visual, non-technical survey of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. Foundations of Earth Science is […]

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Understanding Earth

For the introductory geology or physical geology course. Understanding Earth offers both majors and non-majors rock solid content that originated with the ground-breaking text, Earth. In subsequent editions, the text has consistently met the needs of today’s students with exceptional content, currency, interactive learning features, and an overall focus of the role of geological science […]

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Biology: Life on Earth (11th Edition)

For non-majors/mixed biology courses.   An Inquiry Approach that engages readers in critical thinking through the use of relatable case studies and more. With a proven and effective tradition of engaging readers with real-world applications, high-interest case studies, and inquiry-based pedagogy, Biology: Life on Earth fosters a lifetime of discovery and scientific understanding. Maintaining the […]

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Herbal Medicine from the Heart of the Earth

Medicinal uses of 192 herbs with dosage, active constituents and contraindications. Herbal formulas organized by body systems. Learn how to collect herbs and make herbal extracts. Charts for harvesting. Dictionaries of herbal properties, actions and preparations. An herb book that will become a cherished reference. A complete handbook for the herbal practitioner. Paul Bergner said […]

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The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth)

In this "magnificent" Hugo Award winner and NYT Notable Book, an avenger's daughter grows more powerful every day--and her choices may destroy the world. (NPR) This is the way the world ends, for the last time.The season of endings grows darker, as civilization fades into the long cold night. Essun -- once Damaya, once Syenite, […]

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