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Human
ISBN: PB: 9781789142143, Reaktion Books, May 2020
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 40 colour illus.
What does it mean to be human? And what, if anything, does it have to do with being a member of the animal species Homo sapiens? This dazzling book gets to the very heart of our rather unscientific motivations and prejudices, showing how they are of...
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£12,95
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Mole
ISBN: PB: 9781789142228, Reaktion Books, April 2020
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 107 illus., 102 in colour
Though moles are rarely seen, they live in close proximity to humans around the world. Gardeners and farmers go to great lengths to remove molehills from their fields and gardens; mole-catching has been a profession for the past two millennia. Moles...
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Otter
ISBN: PB: 9781789142242, Reaktion Books, April 2020
184 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 103 illus.
Although rarely seen in the wild, the otter is admired for its playful character and graceful aquatic agility, which were established in the popular imagination through books and films such as "Tarka the Otter" and "Ring of Bright Water". This, howev...
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Polar Bear
ISBN: PB: 9781789141467, Reaktion Books, November 2019
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 105 illus., 95 in colour
Polar bears are truly majestic animals: the largest land-dwelling carnivore on earth, they can measure up to 3 metres in length, and weigh up to 700 kilograms. They are also iconic in other ways – a symbol of the climate change debate, with their sur...
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Understanding Animals Philosophy for Dog and Cat Lovers
ISBN: HB: 9781789141597, Reaktion Books, August 2019
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 1 illus.
How do animals perceive the world? What does it really feel like to be a cat, or a dog? In "Understanding Animals", Lars Svendsen investigates how humans can attempt to understand the lives of other animals. The book delves into animal communication,...
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£14,99
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Cat
ISBN: PB: 9781789141269, Reaktion Books, July 2019
224 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 109 illus.
"Cat" traces the relationship between humans and the cat from its original domestication in ancient Egypt c. 2000 BC, through the centuries as a utilitarian rodent catcher, its gradual acceptance as a charming and amiable pet, and its present status...
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£9,99
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Dog
ISBN: PB: 9781789141283, Reaktion Books, July 2019
248 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 110 illus.
The story of the canine has been fundamentally entwined with that of humanity since the earliest times, and this ancient and fascinating story is told in Susan McHugh's "Dog", now available in B-format. The book unravels the debate about whether dog...
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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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£12,95
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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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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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