The need for specialized books and references is constantly expanding. The Libraries’ collections would greatly benefit from the acquisition of the items listed below. If you would like to contribute, or need more information on how you can help build the collections, please contact the Library Development Office at 949.824.4651.
Earthquake Prediction $132
Earthquake Prediction is the ultimate goal for geoscientists. This volume presents the latest ideas of the ever fascinating and challenging research of earthquake prediction.
Encyclopedia of Wars $300
This three-volume set covers not only the military aspects of hundreds of wars, but also situates each war in its socio-political context. With around 2,000 A-Z entries, this work covers major wars, rebellions and revolutions from 3,500 BCE to the present, including the Crusades, the Revolutionary War, the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War. Entries include causes, the number of those armed, and the number of casualties.
A History of Water $325
These three volumes present an original exploration of all aspects of water–social, cultural, political, religious, historical, economic and technological–from ancient times to the present day. With empirical and ethnographic case studies from around the world the three volumes together represent one of the most complete and up-to-date accounts of the central role of water in the history and development of humanity.