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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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£29,00
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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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£22,00
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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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£25,00
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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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£19,99
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Empire of the Eagle An Illustrated Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232899, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 28.9x23.5 cm, 400 colour illus.
Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This b...
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£30,00
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Fishing How the Sea Fed Civilization
ISBN: PB: 9780300240047, ISBN: HB: 9780300215342, Yale University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
In this history of fishing – not as sport but as sustenance – archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an indispensable and often overlooked element in the growth of civilization. It sustainably provided enough food t...
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£11,99
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£25,00
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Belonging on an Island Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i
ISBN: HB: 9780300229646, Yale University Press, June 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
This natural history takes readers on a thousand-year journey as it explores the Hawaiian Islands' beautiful birds and a variety of topics including extinction, evolution, survival, conservationists and their work, and, most significantly, the concep...
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£40,00
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First Domestication How Wolves and Humans Coevolved
ISBN: HB: 9780300226164, Yale University Press, March 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, March 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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Thoreau's Animals
ISBN: HB: 9780300223767, Yale University Press, May 2017
280 pp., 23.5x15.2 cm, 54 black&white illus.
From Thoreau's renowned Journal, a treasury of memorable, funny, and sharply observed accounts of his encounters with the wild and domestic animals of Concord Many of the most vivid writings in the renowned Journal of Henry David Thoreau concern cre...
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£25,00
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