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  • Our Animal Connection

    What Sapiens Can Learn From Other Species, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hehenberger, Zhi Xia

    The book covers the many ways humans benefit from interactions with other living species. By studying animals of all kinds and sizes, from microbial organisms to elephants and whales, we can learn about their adaptations to extreme conditions on planet Earth, about the evolutionary development of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Pan Stanford

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Cnidarians

    1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Gubbiyappa Shiva Kumar

    The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical cnidarians, answering a need for more knowledge about the identification, biology, natural products and bioactivities of these living resources. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    CRC Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Life

    Echinoderms, 1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Sheba Rani Nakka David

    The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical echinoderms. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines. All reported echinoderm species producing secondary metabolites are dealt with. Having previously only been known as nutritional…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    CRC Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Asymmetry in Plants

    Biology of Handedness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Manoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams

    Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    CRC Press

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognised by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • Type Specimens of Fossil Fishes

    Catalogue of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology, 1st Edition

    By John Clay Bruner

    The Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Allberta houses type specimens of fossil fishes. This book is a catalogue of these specimens. Included for each entry is taxonomy, detailed collection locality information, the citation wherein the species was originally described, and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24
    CRC Press

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Epigenetic Processes and Evolution of Life

    1st Edition

    By Jana Švorcová, Anton Markoš

    The book covers the possible story of emergence of life and its subsequent evolution, emphasizing the necessary evolutionary step negotiation of a common "language set" which kept all inhabitants in the biosphere together, ensuring a basic level of understanding among them. The book focuses on "…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    CRC Press

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Origins and Species

    A Study of the Historical Sources of Darwinism and the Contexts of Some Other Accounts of Organic Diversity from Plato and Aristotle On, 1st Edition

    By MJS Hodge

    Originally published in 1991, Origins and Species seeks to understand the historical origins of Darwinism. The book analyses the explanatory problem of species variation to which Darwinian theory was a response, while contrasting the Darwinian with other traditions of the time, in the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Essence in the Age of Evolution

    A New Theory of Natural Kinds, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Austin

    This book offers a novel defence of a highly contested philosophical position: biological natural kind essentialism. This theory is routinely and explicitly rejected for its purported inability to be explicated in the context of contemporary biological science, and its supposed incompatibility with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

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