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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 65.00
It is widely known that such Western institutions as the museum, the university, and the penitentiary shaped Japan?s emergence as a modern nation-state. Less commonly recognized is the role played by the distinctly hybrid institution?at once museum, laboratory, and prison?of the zoological garden. In this eye-opening study of Japan?s first modern... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 18.95
This full-color book is the perfect guide for anyone interested in learning how to track animals and read their signs. It offers an introduction on the principals of tracking and reading sign by looking at tracks, prints, gaits, scats, scents, and animal behaviors. It provides the reader with tracking and stalking techniques such as cold hunting,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
How different are men and women, really? Controversy surrounds the question and makes uncovering the answers?based in evolution, genetics, and biology?increasingly difficult. Still, significant differences between the sexes are apparent everyday to both men and women. Whether it?s a boyfriend?s infidelity or a wife?s inability to orgasm during sex,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental experiences of animals as they behave in their natural environment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
Originally published in 1953, this is a classic study in animal behaviour, drawing on the author?s own extraordinary studies of insects, fish, and birds, as well as on the literature. The concept ?community? is taken in its widest sense to include all types of association of individuals, not only flocks and herds, but also the family, the pair, and... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 29.95
'This book is a major contribution to culture and to the psychoanalytic literature. The authors explore how animals, both wild and domesticated, have powerful symbolic meanings in our psyches, mythology, religion, literature, art, music, and popular culture. From the prehistoric art of Lascaux to Picasso, from The Fly to the American eagle, the psychoanalytic... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.88
Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of them—more 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 153.00
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 2013; US$ 63.95
Prepared as a tribute to Donald A. Riley, the essays that appear here are representative of a research area that has loosely been classified as animal cognition -- a categorization that reflects a functionalist philosophy that was prevalent in Riley's laboratory and that many of his students absorbed. According to this philosophy, it is acceptable... more...