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  • Evolution by Natural Selection

    Confidence, Evidence and the Gap

    By Michaelis Michael

    Is the theory of evolution by means of natural selection a tautology? This book explores the explanatory structure of Darwin’s theory at a time when selectionist explanations are being brought forward to explain a wider and wider range of phenomena.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Marine Mammal Physiology

    Requisites for Ocean Living

    Edited by Michael A. Castellini, Jo-Ann Mellish

    This book explores the essential aspects of what makes marine mammals physiologically "different" from terrestrial mammals in regard to life in the sea. Neither a collection of scientific publications nor a reference encyclopedia, it focuses on exploring a consistent approach to questions about…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Biology Series

  • A Philosopher with Nature

    By Benjamin Kidd

    Benjamin Kidd (1858-1916), well-known for his ground-breaking application of social Darwinism in his premier work Social Evolution (1894), was a sociologist and a keen observer of nature. First published posthumously in 1921, A Philosopher with Nature is a collection of Kidd’s most profound…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses examines the engagements and entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses as well as universals of ‘…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Veterinary Dentistry

    Self-Assessment Color Review, Second Edition

    By Frank Verstraete, Anson J. Tsugawa

    This new edition in the established and well-respected series Veterinary Self-Assessment Color Reviews covers all aspects of veterinary dentistry. Each case consists of one or more questions, illustrated by stimulating visual material including imaging and color clinical photographs. The 228 cases…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25 
    CRC Press
    Veterinary Self-Assessment Color Review Series

  • Biology, Ecology and Culture of Grey Mullets (Mugilidae)

    Edited by Donatella Crosetti, Stephen J. M. Blaber

    Mullets (grey mullets) are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide. There are approximately 80 species of mullet; these fish have been considered an important food source in Mediterranean Europe since Roman times. This book provides a long…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Halophytic and Salt Tolerant Feedstuffs

    Impacts on Nutrition, Physiology and Reproduction of Livestock

    By Hassan M. El Shaer, Victor Roy Squires

    Naturally occurring salt tolerant and halophytic plants (trees, shrubs, grasses, and forbs) have always been utilized by livestock as a supplement or drought reserve. Salt tolerant forage and fodder crops are now being planted over wide areas. Increasingly, large-scale production of fodder on…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Avian Cognition

    Exploring the Intelligence, Behavior, and Individuality of Birds

    By Debra S. Herrmann

    Unlike any other book, Avian Cognition thoroughly examines avian intelligence, behavior, and individuality. Preferences, choices, motivation, and habits of species, flocks, and individual birds are discussed and compared. This book investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. Daily,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    By Glenn E. King

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of primate behavior. As well as covering common features and diversity, it demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. King…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change

    Edited by David Lindenmayer, Philip Barton, Jennifer Pierson

    Ecological surrogates and indicators are used widely by resource managers because they provide a simpler way to monitor and understand complex biota and ecosystem processes. The potential for surrogates and indicators to guide complex resource management has meant they have been proposed for use in…

    Paperback – 2015-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, each with an editorial…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Swine in the Laboratory

    Surgery, Anesthesia, Imaging, and Experimental Techniques, Third Edition

    Edited by M. Michael Swindle, Alison C. Smith

    For two decades, Swine in the Laboratory: Surgery, Anesthesia, and Experimental Techniques has been the most respected practical technical guide for medical and veterinary researchers using swine as experimental animals. Extensively updated and expanded since the publication of the second edition…

    Hardback – 2015-10-23 
    CRC Press

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