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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. "Delightful . . . gives the reader the richest possible feeling of the worlds the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
What does it mean to be white? This remains the question at large in the continued effort to examine how white racial identity is constructed and how systems of white privilege operate in everyday life. White Out brings together the original work of leading scholars across the disciplines of sociology, philosophy, history, and anthropology to give... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
Why are men, like other primate males, usually the aggressors and risk takers? Why do women typically have fewer sexual partners? In Why Sex Matters , Bobbi Low ranges from ancient Rome to modern America, from the Amazon to the Arctic, and from single-celled organisms to international politics, to show that these and many other questions about human... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 23.96
They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers ? rainforest royalty ? more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known ways. Ladders to Heaven tells their amazing story. Fig trees fed our pre-human ancestors, influenced diverse cultures and played key roles in... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
In this absorbing anthology, in-depth portraits of diverse ethnic populations, including the Chinese, Dominicans, Jamaicans, Koreans, Liberians, Mexicans, and Jews from the former Soviet Union reveal surprising new realities of immigrant life in twenty-first-century New York City. Contributors show how fifty years of massive inflows have transformed... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95
One of the world?s most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the natural treasures we are about to lose forever.... more...
- Landes Bioscience 2001; US$ 139.00
Table of Contents: 1. Protease/inhibitor interactions in plant-pest systems: a brief overview, 2. Control of Phytophagous insect pests using serine protease inhibitors, 3. Cystatin-based control of insects, with special erference to Oryzacystatin more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 49.50 US$ 42.57
In this work ecologists, wildlife biologists, and other conservationists explore the ecological legacy of Aldo Leopold and his contributions to the environmental movement, the philosophy of science, and natural resource management. more...