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Books By and About MIT: 2006

Here at the MIT Press Bookstore, in addition to stocking the complete MIT Press catalog, we carry many books written by MIT-affiliated authors, and all of the books that we can find about the Institute itself.

Below you will see just a sampling of what we have to offer. Please stop by the store to see our complete collection or email us regarding specific titles.

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New and Popular Books by MIT Authors
ECONOMIC ORIGINS OF DICTATORSHIP AND DEMOCRACY
HOW WE COMPETE
What Companies Around the World Are Doing to Make It in Today's Global Economy
GUANXI (The Art of Relationships): Microsoft, China, and Bill Gates's Plan to Win the Road Ahead
FAILED STATES
The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
INVISIBLE ENGINES
How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries

Daron Acemoglu

ECONOMIC ORIGINS OF DICTATORSHIP AND DEMOCRACY

Cambridge, 2006, cloth


Suzanne Berger

HOW WE COMPETE
What Companies Around the World Are Doing to Make It in Today’s Global Economy

Currency Doubleday, 2006, cloth

Robert Buderi

GUANXI (The Art of Relationships)
Microsoft, China, and Bill Gates’s Plan to Win the Road Ahead

Simon & Schuster, 2006, cloth

Noam Chomsky

FAILED STATES
The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy

Metropolitan Books, 2006, cloth

Richard Schmalensee

INVISIBLE ENGINES
How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries

The MIT Press, 2006, cloth




More Featured Books by MIT Authors
War Stories
George Stiny      SHAPE Talking about Seeing and Doing   The MIT Press , 2006, cloth
INNOVATION
The Missing Dimension
THE DISCOVERIES
Great Breakthroughs in 20th-Century Science
PROGRAMMING THE UNIVERSE
A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes On the Cosmos

Joe Haldeman

WAR STORIES

Night Shade Books, 2006, cloth


George Stiny   

SHAPE
Talking about Seeing and Doing

The MIT Press, 2006, cloth

Richard Lester
Michael Piore

INNOVATION
The Missing Dimension

Harvard, 2006, paper

Alan Lightman

THE DISCOVERIES
Great Breakthroughs in 20th-Century Science

Vintage, 2006, paper

Seth Lloyd

PROGRAMMING THE UNIVERSE
A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes On the Cosmos

Knopf, 2006, cloth




And Still More Featured Books by MIT Authors
THE LAWS OF SIMPLICITY
Design, Technology, Business, Life
THE EMOTION MACHINE
Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind
ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE AS STRATEGY
Creating a Foundation for Business Execution
DEMOCRATIZING INNOVATION
FANTASTIC REALITIES
49 Mind Journeys and a Trip to Stockholm

John Maeda

THE LAWS OF SIMPLICITY
Design, Technology, Business, Life

The MIT Press, 2006, cloth


Marvin Minsky

THE EMOTION MACHINE
Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind

Simon & Schuster, 2006, cloth

Jeanne Ross
Peter Weill

ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE AS STRATEGY
Creating a Foundation for Business Execution

Harvard Business School Press, 2006, cloth

Eric von Hippel

DEMOCRATIZING INNOVATION

The MIT Press, 2006, paper

Frank Wilczek

FANTASTIC REALITIES
49 Mind Journeys and a Trip to Stockholm

World Scientific, 2006, paper


Books About MIT!
MIND AND HAND
The Birth of MIT
BUILDING STATA
The Design and Construction of Frank O. Gehry's Stata Center at MIT
Nightwork
THE IDEA FACTORY
Learning to Think at MIT
MIT CAMPUS PLANNING
1960-2000

MIND AND HAND
The Birth of MIT

Julius A. Stratton and Loretta H. Mannix

The MIT Press, 2005, cloth
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BUILDING STATA
The Design and Construction of Frank O. Gehry's Stata Center at MIT

Nancy E. Joyce
photos by Richard M. Sobol

The MIT Press, 2004, paper
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NIGHTWORK
A History of Hacks and
Pranks at MIT

Institute Historian T. F. Peterson

The MIT Press, 2003, paper
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THE IDEA FACTORY
Learning to Think at MIT

Pepper White

The MIT Press, 2001, paper
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MIT CAMPUS PLANNING
1960-2000

O. Robert Simha

The MIT Press, 2003, paper
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All Books by MIT Faculty & Staff published in 2006
This is everyhting we know about. Let us know if we're missing something! Email books@mit.edu.

Author Title Publisher Binding
Bill Arning, et al eds. America Starts Here: Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler The MIT Press Cloth
Daron Acemoglu Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy Cambridge University Press Cloth
Robert Alberty Biochemical Thermodynamics: Applications of Mathematica John Wiley & Sons Cloth
Alice Amsden Rise of "the Rest": Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies Oxford University Press Paper
Marcia Bartusiak, ed. Archives of the Universe: 100 Discoveries that Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos Vintage Paper
Suzanne Berger How We Compete: What Companies Around the World Are Doing to Make It in Today’s Global Economy Currency Doubleday Cloth
Adam J. Berinsky Silent Voices: Public Opinion and Political Participation in America Princeton University Press Paper
Olivier Blanchard Macroeconomics: Fourth Edition Prentice hall Cloth
Duane Boning, et al Design for Manufacturability and Statistical Design Springer Cloth
Robert Buderi, et al Guanxi (gwan-shee): The Art of Relationships; Microsoft, China, and Bill Gates’s Plan to Win the Road Ahead Simon & Schuster Cloth
Noam Chomsky Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy Metropolitan Books Cloth
  Language and Mind, Third Edition Cambridge University Press Paper
Owen R. Coté Jr., et al eds. Going Nuclear: Nuclear Proliferation and International Security in the 21st Century The MIT Press Paper
Trevor Darrell, et al eds. Nearest Neighbor Methods in Learning and Vision The MIT Press Cloth
Gene Dresselhaus, et al. Group Theory: Application to the Physics of Condensed Matter Springer Cloth
Mildred S. Dresselhaus, et al. Group Theory: Application to the Physics of Condensed Matter Springer Cloth
Howard Eiland, translator Walter Benjamin’s “On Hashish” Harvard University Press Paper
  Walter Benjamin’s “Berlin Childhood Around 1900” Harvard University Press Paper
Howard Eiland, et al eds. Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings Volume 4, 1938-1940 Harvard University Press paper
Eric Feron, translator Etienne Bezout’s “General Theory of Algebraic Equations” Princeton University Press Cloth
Edward Gibson, et al Coherence in Natural Language: Data Structures and Applications The MIT Press Cloth
Ann M. Graybiel, et al Microcircuits: The Interface between Neurons and Global Brain Function The MIT Press Cloth
Philip Greenspun, et al Software Engineering for Internet Applications The MIT Press Paper
Jeanne Guillemin Biological Weapons: From the Invention of State-Sponsored Programs to Contemporary Bioterrorism Columbia University Press Paper
Sally Haslanger, et al Theorizing Feminism: A Reader Oxford University Press Paper
  Persistence: Contemporary Readings The MIT Press Paper
Joe Haldeman War Stories Night Shade Books Paper
  A Separate War and Other Stories Ace Cloth
Diana E. Henderson Collaborations with the Past: Reshaping Shakespeare across Time and Media Cornell University Press Cloth
Piotr Indyk, et al eds. Nearest Neighbor Methods in Learning and Vision The MIT Press Cloth
Daniel Jackson Software Abstractions: Logic, Language, and Analysis The MIT Press Cloth
Mark Jarzombek, et al eds. A Global History of Architecture John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Cloth
Henry Jenkins Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture New York University Press Paper
  Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide New York University Press

Cloth

  The WOW Climax: Tracing the Emotional Impact of Popular Culture New York University Press

Paper

Caroline Jones, et al Eyesight Alone: Clement Greenberg's Modernism and the Bureaucratization of the Senses University of Chicago Press Cloth
  Sensorium: Embodied Experience, Technology, and Contemporary Art The MIT Press Cloth
Wyn Kelley, ed. A Companion to Herman Melville Blackwell Cloth
Alexander Keyssar, et al Inventing America: A History of the United States, 2nd Edition W. W. Norton Cloth
Thomas A. Kochan Restoring the American Dream: A Working Families’ Agenda for America The MIT Press Paper
Richard K. Lester , et al Innovation: The Missing Dimension Harvard University Press Paper
Alan Lightman A Sense of the Mysterious: Science and the Human Spirit Vintage Paper
  The Discoveries: Great Breakthroughs in 20th-Century Science Vintage Paper
Seth Lloyd Programming the Universe: A Quantum Scientist Takes On the Cosmos Alfred A. Knopf Cloth
Allison Macfarlane, et al eds. Uncertainty Underground: Yucca Mountain and the Nation’s High-Level Nuclear Waste The MIT Press Paper
John Maeda The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life The MIT Press Cloth
Pauline Maier, et al Inventing America: A History of the United States, 2nd Edition W. W. Norton Cloth
Bartomeu  Mari Antoni Muntadas: On Translation WACR Cloth
Barry Masters Confocal Microscopy & Multiphoton Excitation Microscopy SPIE Press Paper
Stephen Meyer The End of the Wild The MIT Press Cloth
Marvin Minsky The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind Simon & Schuster Cloth
Sanjoy K. Mitter, et al. Representation and Control of Infinite-Dimensional Systems, 2nd edition Springer Cloth
John R. Myer People & Places: Connections Between the Inner and Outer Landscape Sandwich Publications Cloth
Constance Perin Shouldering Risks: The Culture of Control in the Nuclear Power Industry Princeton University Press Paper
Michael J. Piore, et al Innovation: The Missing Dimension Harvard University Press Paper
James Poterba, ed. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 20 The MIT Press Paper
Jonathan Rodden Hamilton's Paradox: The Promise and Peril of Fiscal Federalism Cambridge University Press Paper
Jeanne Ross, et al Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Harvard Business School Press Cloth
David C. Robertson, et al Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Harvard Business School Press Cloth
Edgar Schein Career Anchors: Self Assessment, 3rd Edition Jossey-Bass Paper
  Career Anchors: Facilitator's Guide Package, 3rd Jossey-Bass Paper
  Career Anchors: Participant Workbook, 3rd Edition Jossey-Bass Paper
Richard Schmalensee, et al Invisible Engines: How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries The MIT Press Cloth
Peter Senge Fifth Discipline: Art and Practice of the Learning Organization Currency Doubleday Paper
Maryam Modir Shanechi, et al Phase-Based Speech Processing World Scientific Paper
Merritt Roe Smith, et al Inventing America: A History of the United States, 2nd Edition W. W. Norton Cloth
Anne Whiston Spirn Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design Basic Books Paper
George Stiny Shape: Talking about Seeing and Doing The MIT Press Cloth
Emma Jinhua Teng Taiwan's Imagined Geography: Chinese Colonial Travel Writing and Pictures, 1683-1895 Harvard University Asia Center Paper
Eric von Hippel Democratizing Innovation The MIT Press Paper
Richard Y. Wang, et al Journey to Data Quality The MIT Press Cloth
Frank Wilczek Fantastic Realities: 49 Mind Journeys and a Trip to Stockholm World Scientific Paper
Cindy Williams, et al eds. Service to Country: Personnel Policy and the Transformation of Western Militaries The MIT Press Paper

 

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