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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 18.00
From the time of our earliest childhood encounters with animals, we casually ascribe familiar emotions to them. But scientists have long cautioned against such anthropomorphizing, arguing that it limits our ability to truly comprehend the lives of other creatures. Recently, however, things have begun to shift in the other direction, and anthropologist... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00
Ask anyone who has owned a pet and they’ll assure you that, yes, animals have personalities. And science is beginning to agree. Researchers have demonstrated that both domesticated and nondomesticated animals—from invertebrates to monkeys and apes—behave in consistently different ways, meeting the criteria for what many define as... more...
- Tierschutzverlag 2013; Not Available
Das Buch über das Takhi, auch bekannt als Przewalskipferd, erzählt die Geschichte des letzten noch lebenden Wildpferds. Gefühlvoll berichtet die im Wildnispark Zürich lebende Stute Cora von der Ausrottung, Rettung und Wiederansiedlung des Takhis in der mongolischen Steppe. Auch wenn menschliche Phantasie in die Erzählung eingeflossen ist, sind es wahre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 126.95
This book, based on the Flowerree Mardi Gras Symposium at Tulane University, juxtaposes contemporary research and theory from several areas of animal learning -- learning theory, comparative cognition, animal models of human behavior, and functional neurology. Investigators pursuing these different routes often work in isolation of progress being made... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 209.00
First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 137.00
In this wonderful book, the famous scientist and best-selling author, Konrad Lorenz, 'the man who talked with animals', enlightens and entertains us with his illustrated account of the unique relationship between humans and their pets. Displaying Lorenz's customary humanity and expert knowledge of animals, Man Meets Dog is also a deeply personal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a discipline too long defined by that fallacy of division,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 149.00
Advances in the Study of Behavior was initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This volume makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 19.00
Konrad Lorenz was the author of some of the most popular books ever published about animals, including the best-selling Man Meets Dog and King Solomon's Ring . On Aggression is one of his finest works, as well as the most controversial. Through an insightful and characteristically entertaining survey of animal behaviour, the Nobel Prize winner... more...