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Where Are We Heading? The Evolution of Humans and Things
ISBN: HB: 9780300204094, Yale University Press, October 2018
200 pp., 21x14 cm, 20 black&white illus.
In this engaging exploration, archaeologist Ian Hodder departs from the two prevailing modes of thought about human evolution: the older idea of constant advancement toward a civilized ideal and the newer one of a directionless process of natural sel...
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£20,00
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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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Feats of Strength How Evolution Shapes Animal Athletic Abilities
ISBN: HB: 9780300222593, Yale University Press, May 2018
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
How is it that fish can climb waterfalls, snakes glide, and cheetahs run so fast? Natural and sexual selection has driven the evolution of diverse and amazing athletic abilities throughout the animal kingdom. Integrative biologist Simon Lailvaux draw...
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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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House of Lost Worlds Dinosaurs, Dynasties, and the Story of Life on Earth
ISBN: PB: 9780300226928, ISBN: HB: 9780300211634, Yale University Press, June 2017
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 97 colour illus.
This fascinating book tells the story of how one museum changed ideas about dinosaurs, dynasties, and even the story of life on earth. The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, now celebrating its 150th anniversary, has remade the way we see the wo...
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Future Humans Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300208719, Yale University Press, October 2016
240 pp., 21x14 cm
Are humans still subject to the forces of evolution? An evolutionary biologist provides surprising insights into the future of Homo sapiens In this intriguing book, evolutionary biologist Scott Solomon draws on the explosion of discoveries in recent...
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Crop Genetic Diversity in the Field and on the Farm Principles and Applications in Research Practices
ISBN: PB: 9780300161120, Yale University Press, May 2016
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 82 black&white illus.
Based on twenty years of global research, this is the first comprehensive reference on crop genetic diversity as it is maintained on farmland around the world. Showcasing the findings of seven experts representing the fields of ecology, crop breeding...
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Shaping Humanity How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins
ISBN: PB: 9780300216844, ISBN: HB: 9780300182026, Yale University Press, December 2015
368 pp., 25.4x21.6 cm, 163 colour illus.
What did earlier humans really look like? What was life like for them, millions of years ago? How do we know? In this book, internationally-renowned paleo-artist John Gurche describes the extraordinary process by which he creates forensically accurat...
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£38,00
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Dazzled and Deceived Mimicry and Camouflage
ISBN: PB: 9780300178968, ISBN: HB: 9780300125399, Yale University Press, September 2011
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 16 illus.
Nature has perfected the art of deception. Thousands of creatures all over the world – including butterflies, moths, fish, birds, insects and snakes – have honed and practised camouflage over hundreds of millions of years. Imitating other animals or...
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