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- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
The Ugly Animals is a collection of 60 of the world's most ugly (and endangered) animals, featuring rare imagery and explanatory text. The author is a high-profile biologist and TV presenter but also a stand-up comedian, and the text combines expert research with a lightness of tone. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Ecdysone: From Metabolism to Regulation of Gene Expression presents papers from the Seventh Ecdysone Workshop held in Edinburgh, UK from March 31 to April 3, 1985. The book discusses the biosynthesis, distribution, and metabolism of ecdysteroids; the ecdysteroid action and hormone receptors; and the ecdysone inducible genes. The text also describes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00
The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies presents a collection of original essays from artists and scholars who have established themselves internationally on the basis of specific and significant new contributions to human-animal studies. It offers a broad interpretive account of the development and present configurations of the field of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform for the latest critical thinking on the condition... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 19.95
From the Romans who viewed the hedgehog as a weather prophet to modern gardeners who depend on the creature to keep gardens pest-free, the small, spiny animal has had a close connection with humans since the dawn of civilization. A creature of fascination, endearment, and cultural significance, it is one of the few wild animals that people can approach... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49
Microsporidia: Pathogens of Opportunity provides a systematic overview of the biology of microsporidia. Written by leading experts in the field, the book combines background and basic information on microsporidia with descriptive methods and resources for working with the pathogen. Newly revised and updated for its second edition, Microsporidia... more...
- Good Night Books 2011; US$ 2.99
One of the first books in the series to focus on a general environment rather than a specific geographic location, this vividly illustrated boardbook follows a multicultural group of people during a trip to the zoo. Designed to soothe children before bedtime with rhythmic language while instilling an early appreciation for the wonders of the natural... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 133.95 US$ 116.09
Sexual selection is recognized as being responsible for some of the most extravagant morphologies and behaviors in the natural world, as well as a driver of some of the most rapid evolution. While Charles Darwin’s theory is now a fundamental component of modern evolutionary biology, the impact of genotype-by-environment interactions on sexual... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99
Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of themmore than any other animal of any species except humans. In addition to common nouns like house, ball, and tree, she has memorised the names of more than one thousand toys and can retrieve any of them on command. Based on that learning, she and her owner and trainer, retired psychologist... more...
- Falcon Guides 2013; US$ 11.99
Black Bears presents readers with substantive yet easily digestible information on this widespread yet sometimes feared animal. Accompanied by numerous full-color photos of black bears in their natural habitat, this handy field guide makes an excellent take-home souvenir and reference for anybody interested in black bears. more...