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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
Large numbers of people believe in demonstrably false phenomena, from UFOs and ESP to Bigfoot and the Loch Ness monster. Even though these fictions have been repeatedly debunked and discredited, they persist in the human imagination and influence our beliefs and our society. Spinning tales of fantastical creatures may seem like a harmless pastime,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 51.99
This collection of research essays is centred on the complex, evolved psychological mechanisms that generate human behaviour and culture. It aims to introduce the field of evolutionary psychology to a wider audience and to show how the field connects evolutionary biology to social behaviour. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 175.95
This volume presents a truly integrated methodological and biocultural approach to the expanding discipline of human palaeopathology. The book provides researchers and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the main methods and techniques that are currently available for studying diseases and related conditions from human skeletal remains.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 205.00
Advances in Quaternary Entomology addresses the science of fossil insects by demonstrating their immense contribution to our knowledge of the paleoenvironmental and climatological record of the past 2.6 million years. In this comprehensive survey of the field, Scott A. Elias recounts development of scholarship, reviews the fossil insect record from... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2006; US$ 28.95
?This book helps students learn by doing. Why look at a picture of a fossil cast in a book when you can make one? Why listen to a lecture about meteorites when you can collect them yourself???Co-author Thor Hansen Millions of years after vanishing from Earth, dinosaurs still have the power to stir students? curiosity. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today. "One of the best scientific books published in the last ten years."— Ottowa Journal "A valuable new synthesis of facts and ideas about climate, geography, and life during the... more...
Alfred Russell Wallace Contributions to the theory of Natural Selection, 1870, and Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace , 'On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties' (Papers presented to the Linnean Society 30th June 1858)Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 400.00
This volume reprints the the papers presented by Alfred Russell Wallace with Charles Darwin to the Linnean Society in 1858 which led to his theory of natural selection. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 129.00
Contains summaries of facts, theories, and problems pertaining to the extinction of dozens of genera of mostly large terrestrial mammals, which occurred ca 13,000 calendar years ago in North America and about 1,000 years later in South America. This title includes chapters that provide a chronology of the extinctions in North and South America. more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 200.00
Amniote Origins integrates modern systematic methods with studies of functional and physiological processes, and illustrates how studies of paleobiology can be illuminated by studies of neonatology. For this reason, comparative anatomists and physiologists, functional morphologists, zoologists, and paleontologists will all find this unique volume... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 61.95
This book focuses on the first vertebrates to conquer land and their long journey to become fully independent from the water. It traces the origin of tetrapod features and tries to explain how and why they transformed into organs that permit life on land. Although the major frame of the topic lies in the past 370 million years and necessarily deals... more...