Natural History Products

  • Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

    Edited by David A. Haukos, Clint Boal

    In Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens expert wildlife biologists, conservation biologists, and ornithologists cover the life history, genetics, ecology, and management strategies for lesser prairie-chickens. The volume also provides a detailed analysis of relative risks and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • The Vital Science (Routledge Revivals)

    Biology and the Literary Imagination,1860-1900

    By Peter Morton

    In this title, first published in 1984, Peter Morton argues that in late Victorian Britain a group of novelists and essayists quite consciously sought and found ideas in post-Darwinian biology that were susceptible to imaginative transformation. The period between 1860 and 1900 was a time of great…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Applied Natural Science

    Environmental Issues and Global Perspectives

    By Mark D. Goldfein, Alexey V. Ivanov

    Applied Natural Science: Environmental Issues and Global Perspectives provides the reader with a complete insight into the natural-scientific pattern of the world, covering the most important historical stages of the development of various areas of science, methods of natural-scientific research,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30 
    Apple Academic 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 – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Evolution by Natural Selection

    Confidence, Evidence and the Gap

    By Michaelis Michael

    A persistent argument among evolutionary biologists and philosophers revolves around the nature of natural selection. Evolution by Natural Selection: Confidence, Evidence and the Gap explores this argument by using a theory of persistence as an intentional foil to examine ways in which similar…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    By Glenn E. King

    This comprehensive introduction demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. Using a streamlined and student-friendly taxonomic framework, King provides a thorough…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09

  • Annual Fishes

    Life History Strategy, Diversity, and Evolution

    Edited by Nibia Berois, Graciela García, Rafael O. de Sá

    Annual Fishes: Life History Strategy, Diversity, and Evolution is the first comprehensive reference on current knowledge of diverse species that exhibit unique survival strategies and provide important models for basic and applied research. This work fills a void, covering the life cycle,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06
    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, addressing the following…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22

  • The Evolution of Charles Darwin

    By George A. Dorsey

    Charles Darwin is well-known throughout the world for his revolutionary work from 1859; The Origin of Species, the foundational study of evolution which greatly challenged the near-universal belief in the Christian world, at that time, of creationism. Originally published in 1928, Dorsey attempts…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hagfish Biology

    Edited by Susan L. Edwards, Gregory G. Goss

    With over 70 species still populating the world’s oceans after approximately 500 million years, hagfishes are essential benthic organisms that play a vital role in understanding the evolutionary origins of vertebrate life and the maintenance of the oceanic ecosystem. Hagfish Biology is a long…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Biology Series

  • Everything Has a History

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and zoology, but includes a variety of other topics, including…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Molecular Evolution and Population Genetics for Marine Biologists

    By Yuri Kartavtsev

    Research in modern experimental and theoretical population genetics has been strengthened by advances in molecular techniques for the analysis of genetic variability. The evolutionary relationships of organisms may be investigated by comparing DNA sequences. This book covers chapters on population…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    CRC Press

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