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True Creator of Everything How the Human Brain Shaped the Universe as We Know It
ISBN: HB: 9780300244632, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety...
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On the Backs of Tortoises Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden
ISBN: HB: 9780300232745, Yale University Press, January 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
The Galapagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers. Th...
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Why We Believe Evolution and the Human Way of Being
ISBN: HB: 9780300243994, Yale University Press, January 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...
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Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography
ISBN: HB: 9780300232059, Yale University Press, October 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 29 black&white illus.
From late 1872 to 1876, H.M.S. Challenger explored the world's oceans. Conducting deep sea soundings, dredging the ocean floor, recording temperatures, observing weather, and collecting biological samples, the expedition laid the foundations for mode...
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Nature Strange and Beautiful How Living Beings Evolved and Made the Earth a Home
ISBN: HB: 9780300244625, Yale University Press, October 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 70 black&white illus.
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Fires of Life Endothermy in Birds and Mammals
ISBN: HB: 9780300227161, Yale University Press, August 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 60 black&white illus.
This pioneering work investigates why endothermy, or "warm-bloodedness", evolved in birds and mammals, despite its enormous energetic costs. Arguing that single-cause hypotheses to explain the origins of endothermy have stalled research since the 197...
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Natural Encounters Biking, Hiking, and Birding Through the Seasons
ISBN: HB: 9780300243482, Yale University Press, July 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 28 black&white illus.
In this "personal encyclopedia of nature's seasons", lifetime naturalist Bruce Beehler reflects on his three decades of encountering nature in Washington, D.C. The author takes the reader on a year?long journey through the seasons as he describes the...
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Nature's Giants The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms
ISBN: HB: 9780300239881, Yale University Press, April 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 350 colour illus.
The colossal plants and animals of our world – dinosaurs, whales, and even trees – are a source of unending fascination, and their sheer scale can be truly impressive. Size is integral to the way that organisms experience the world: a puddle that a h...
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Oak Spring Herbaria Herbs and Herbals from the Fourteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries: A Selection of the Rare Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art in the Collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon
ISBN: HB: 9780965450812, Yale University Press, March 2019
456 pp., 29.1x25.3 cm
This magnificent compendium is the fourth in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection assembled by Mrs. Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Mellon. Herbaria describes sixty-three...
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Wings in the Light Wild Butterflies in North America
ISBN: HB: 9780300236132, Yale University Press, March 2019
288 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 430 colour illus.
See what it's like to stare a butterfly in the eyes. Lavishly illustrated and scientifically rigorous, this dazzling volume provides a comprehensive visual guide to the butterflies of North America. David Lee Myers's stunning photography captures the...
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