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Manual of the Mammalia An Homage to Lawlor's "Handbook to the Orders and Families of Living Mammals"
ISBN: HB: 9780226533001, University of Chicago Press, March 2019
544 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 513 halftones, 33 line drawings
The taxonomy of recent mammals has lately undergone tremendous revision, but it has been almost four decades since the last update to Timothy E. Lawlor's acclaimed identification guide the "Handbook to the Orders and Families of Living Mammals". Inte...
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£45,00
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Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
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£19,00
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Critical Terms for Animal Studies
ISBN: PB: 9780226355429, ISBN: HB: 9780226355399, University of Chicago Press, November 2018
448 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 figure, 1 table
Animal Studies is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field devoted to examining, understanding, and critically evaluating the complex relationships between humans and other animals. Scholarship in Animal Studies draws on a variety of methodologies t...
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£24,00
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£73,00
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Zebra
ISBN: PB: 9781780239354, Reaktion Books, May 2018
216 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 99 illus., 64 in colour
Common and exotic, glamorous and ferocious, sociable and sullen: zebras mean many things to many people. The extraordinary beauty of their striped coats makes them one of the world's most recognizable animals. They have been immortalized in paint by...
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£12,00
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Bat
ISBN: PB: 9781780238944, Reaktion Books, May 2018
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 100 illus., 70 in colour
Bats have been misunderstood and maligned in the West for centuries. Unfair associations with demons have seen their leathery wings adorn numerous evil characters, from the Devil to Bram Stoker's "Dracula". But these amazing animals are ecological su...
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£12,00
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New Chimpanzee A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin
ISBN: HB: 9780674977112, Harvard University Press, March 2018
260 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 map, 8 graphs, 6 tables
Recent discoveries about wild chimpanzees have dramatically reshaped our understanding of these great apes and their kinship with humans. We now know that chimpanzees not only have genomes similar to our own but also plot political coups, wage wars o...
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£25,00
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First Domestication How Wolves and Humans Coevolved
ISBN: HB: 9780300226164, Yale University Press, February 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
In this fascinating book, Raymond Pierotti and Brandy Fogg change the narrative about how wolves became dogs and in turn, humanity's best friend. Rather than describe how people mastered and tamed an aggressive, dangerous species, the authors describ...
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£35,00
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Great Apes A Short History
ISBN: HB: 9780300221374, Yale University Press, February 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
This insightful work is a compact but wide-ranging survey of humankind's relationship to the great apes (chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, orangutans), from antiquity to the present. Replete with fascinating historical details and anecdotes, it traces...
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£20,00
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Hippopotamus
ISBN: PB: 9781780237329, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
Hippos are well-loved, cumbersome, rotund mammals famous for lounging around semi-submerged in muddy pools. Gregarious herbivores, they emerge after dusk from the water into the cool night air to graze on grass and plants before returning to the wate...
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£12,00
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Wild Boar
ISBN: PB: 9781780237619, Reaktion Books, May 2017
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 40 black&white illus., 60 colour illus.
Tough, resourceful and omnivorous, wild boar are the ancestors of domestic pigs. From earliest times, wild boar have presented humans with both opportunity and threat: they are a valuable food source, but also a formidable foe carrying tusks that can...
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