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  • Golden-winged Warbler Ecology, Conservation, and Habitat Management

    Edited by Henry M. Streby, David E. Andersen, David Buehler

    Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) are migratory songbirds that breed in temperate North America, primarily in the Great Lakes region with remnant populations throughout the Appalachian Mountains, and winter in Central and northern South America. Their breeding range has contracted…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Ants of Florida

    Identification and Natural History

    By Mark Deyrup

    Ants are familiar to every naturalist, ecologist, entomologist, and pest control operator. The identification of the 233 species of Florida ants is technically difficult, and information on Florida ants is dispersed among hundreds of technical journal articles. This book uses scientific drawings of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    CRC Press

  • Biogeography and Evolution in New Zealand

    By Michael Heads

    Biogeography and Evolution in New Zealand provides the first in-depth treatment of the biogeography of New Zealand, a region that has been a place of long-enduring interest to ecologists, evolutionary scientists, geographers, geologists, and scientists in related disciplines. It serves as a key…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation

    Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications

    By Joshua Mitteldorf

    Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Evolution

    Systems, Species, and the History of Life

    By Jonathan Bard

    Principles of Evolution considers evolution in the context of systems biology, a contemporary approach for handling biological complexity. Evolution needs this systems perspective for three reasons. First, most activity in living organisms is driven by complex networks of proteins and this has…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Garland Science

  • Trophic Ecology

    By James E. Garvey, Matt Whiles

    This book is a review of trophic concepts in ecology for organismal-oriented ecologists interested in ecosystem ecology. The book explains a wide range of topics including autotrophy, heterotrophy, omnivory, decomposition, foraging behavior and theory, trophic cascades, bioenergetics, and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    CRC Press

  • The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Hunters of the Recent Past

    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Edible Insects of the World

    By Jun Mitsuhashi

    The first book on entomophagy written in this manner, Edible Insects of the World is an enumeration of 2,141 species of edible insects. For the reader’s convenience, insect names are arranged much like a dictionary, first by taxonomic group and then by country. In addition to taxonomic and location…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    CRC Press

  • The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

    Edited by Lodewijk C Palm

    The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01
    CRC Press

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