That Book Costs How Much?
Colleges and universities will need to embrace new methods of textbook development and distribution if they want to rein in runaway costs.
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For the moment this blog is meant to support the web site www.classicalrealanalysis.com and report any considerations relating to the textbooks and materials available on that web site.
Elementary Real Analysis: Second Edition (2008) by
Brian S. Thomson, Judith B. Bruckner, Andrew M. Bruckner
(Paperback - April 7, 2008)
|Buy new: List price $33.95. Amazon discount price: $24.40
|Get it by Tuesday, April 22 if you order in the next 49 hours and choose one-day shipping.
|Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping.
Anyone know how Amazon decides on such things? Is there some algorithm they use that every now and then pops out a discount on one of their listings? Are they partial to mathematics students and just want to offer cheaper books for them? [Not likely, my Marcel-Dekker book is listed at about the same price as a Mouton Rothschild.]