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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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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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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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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, 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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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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Carnivore Minds Who These Fearsome Animals Really are
ISBN: HB: 9780300218152, Yale University Press, May 2017
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 44 black&white illus.
Myth and media typically cast animals we consider predators or carnivores as unthinking killers – dangerous, unpredictable, and devoid of emotion. But is this portrait valid? By exploring their inner lives, this pioneering book refutes the many mispe...
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Field Guide to Long Island Sound Coastal Habitats, Plant Life, Fish, Seabirds, Marine Mammals, and Other Wildlife
ISBN: PB: 9780300220353, Yale University Press, March 2017
416 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 1200 colour illus.
A lavishly illustrated and long-overdue guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its coastlines, a region beloved by millions of people. Long Island Sound consists of a diverse collection of unique marine, estuarine, and terres...
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House of Owls
ISBN: PB: 9780300223422, ISBN: HB: 9780300203448, Yale University Press, January 2017
224 pp., 23.5x17.8 cm, 94 black&white illus.
Tony Angell, master artist and naturalist, offers an intimate account of owls he has observed, admired, and depicted for decades For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western...
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