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Biology, life sciences

Hardcover. The hormonally-constructed body has become such a dominant way of conceptualizing bodies that it is often assumed to be a natural phenomenon. This book traces the scientific development of the hormonal body concept and examines the mass production of hormones as drugs, including the pill. Num Pages: 208 pages, 16 photographs, notes, bibliography. BIC Classification: JFCX; JH; MFK; PSXM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 453.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415091909
ISBN
9780415091909
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 154.64

Paperback. In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution. Num Pages: 320 pages, 12 illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 183 x 211 x 20. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393347791
ISBN
9780393347791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 18.61

Paperback. Film tie-in: an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BJ; PDX; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
John Murray
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848542020
ISBN
9781848542020
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.04

Paperback. The debut of a female Steve Jones - likeable, literate, lucid and laconic. A sprightly, lavishly illustrated book on the science of human survival. Num Pages: 352 pages, 80 b/w illus, Index. BIC Classification: MFG; MMR; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 260. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Flamingo
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002280
ISBN
9780006551256
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 597 pages, 243 illustrations. BIC Classification: PSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 180 x 233 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1012.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Publisher
W. H. Freeman
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
597
Condition
New
SKU
V9780716711926
ISBN
9780716711926
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 142.04

Hardcover. This book explains how animals use chemical communication, emphasising the evolutionary context and covering fields from ecology to neuroscience and chemistry. Num Pages: 424 pages, 151 b/w illus. 10 tables. BIC Classification: PSVD; PSVP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 189 x 24. Weight in Grams: 940.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
420
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521112901
ISBN
9780521112901
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 126.85

Paperback. Comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date, and easy-to-use, The Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences is an indispensable resource for all who wish to find out about theories, concepts, methods, and research findings in this rapidly growing interdisciplinary field. Editor(s): Sander, David; Scherer, Klaus. Num Pages: 520 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HPM; JMQ; KCK; MMJ; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 170 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1016.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198712190
ISBN
9780198712190
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 61.21

Paperback. First published in 1995, The Visual Brain in Action remains a seminal publication in the cognitive sciences. For this new edition, a very substantial and illustrated epilogue has been added to the book in which Milner and Goodale review the key developments that support or challenge the views that were put forward in the first edition. Series: Oxford Psychology Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, 8 pp colour plates, numerous line drawings. BIC Classification: JML; JMM; JMRP; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 19. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198524724
ISBN
9780198524724
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 95.69

Paperback. Num Pages: 350 pages, 200 colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1KB; MX; PSQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 253 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1658.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
North Atlantic Books,U.S. United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
350
Condition
New
SKU
V9781556439537
ISBN
9781556439537
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 27.01

Hardcover. Series: Explorations in Mental Health. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: HPM; JKSN2; MMJT; PSAN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2021
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781138825727
ISBN
9781138825727
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 154.64

Paperback. A team of leading thinkers and practioners define a conservation vision for zoos and aquaria in this 2007 book. Editor(s): Zimmermann, Alexandra; Hatchwell, Matthew; Dickie, Lesley A.; West, Chris; Lattis, Richard. Series: Conservation Biology. Num Pages: 388 pages, 65 b/w illus. BIC Classification: PSV; RNKH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 612. Catalysts for Conservation. Series: Conservation Biology. 388 pages, 65 b/w illus. Editor(s): Zimmermann, Alexandra; Hatchwell, Matthew; Dickie, Lesley; West, Chris; Lattis, Richard. A team of leading thinkers and practioners define a conservation vision for zoos and aquaria in this 2007 book. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: PSV; RNKH. Dimension: 228 x 155 x 22. Weight: 614.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
388
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521618588
ISBN
9780521618588
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 72.57

Hardcover. A kaleidoscope of magnificent photographs details the astonishing diversity of evolutionary adaptation among animales and plants. Num Pages: 200 pages, 100 full colour photographs. BIC Classification: PSAJ; WNC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 297 x 295 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1570.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Firefly Books Ltd Canada
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781554075201
ISBN
9781554075201
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 28.72

Hardcover. Eye movements are crucial in helping to deal with the vast amounts of information we encounter in our everyday lives. This book is a comprehensive handbook of eye tracking methodology. It describes how to evaluate and acquire an eye-tracker, how to plan and design a study, and how to record and analyse eye-movement data Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JMR; JMRP; MJQ; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 175 x 248 x 37. Weight in Grams: 1106.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
560
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199697083
ISBN
9780199697083
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 166.46

Influencing Darwin, Tennyson and Dickens among others, Lyell's "Principles" was an ambitious attempt to forge links between observable causes - volcanoes, earthquakes, rivers, tides and storms - and the current state of the earth. This edition has an introduction by Jim Secord. Editor(s): Secord, James. Num Pages: 528 pages, b&w maps and diagrams. BIC Classification: 2ACD; DNF; DSBF; PSAJ; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Penguin Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780140435283
ISBN
9780140435283
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.15

Paperback. BIC Classification: PSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 1429.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Cengage Learning, Inc United States
Edition
6th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781305882409
ISBN
9781305882409
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 68.87

Paperback. Gathering thirteen essays by experts who convened at the Cary Conference at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies in 2005, this book develops an integrated framework for understanding where diseases come from, what ecological factors influence their impacts, and how they in turn influence ecosystem dynamics. Editor(s): Ostfeld, Richard S.; Keesing, Felicia; Eviner, Valerie T. Num Pages: 520 pages, 66 line illus. 21 tables. BIC Classification: MJCJ; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 28. Weight in Grams: 770.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
2nd Paperback Edition
Number of pages
520
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691124858
ISBN
9780691124858
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 75.59
€ 71.82

Paperback. Crisscrossing the continent, a renowned geneticist provides a groundbreaking examination of America through its DNA. Num Pages: 384 pages, 8 pages of color; 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JHBD; PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 143 x 27. Weight in Grams: 438.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Liveright
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
369
Condition
New
SKU
V9780871403582
ISBN
9780871403582
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 17.50

Hardcover. This updated edition addresses hundreds of tools and materials, with recommendations for surfaces, media, drawing tools, mounting materials, measuring devices, and more. Complete coverage includes the business aspects of scientific illustration, such as copyright issues, contractual concerns, and advice on starting a free-lance business. Editor(s): Hodges, Elaine R. S. Num Pages: 640 pages, bibliography, indexes. BIC Classification: AKLB; PS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 287 x 223 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1754.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
640
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471360117
ISBN
9780471360117
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 197.55

Hardcover. This book presents a history of microbial evolutionary biology from the 19th century to the present. It follows the research of molecular evolutionists who explore the origins of the genetic system and the primary life forms: three domains and multiple kingdoms, created by mechanisms very unlike those considered by Darwin and his followers. Num Pages: 448 pages, 1 black and white halftone, 30 line illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSAK; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 160 x 47. Weight in Grams: 830.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195388497
ISBN
9780195388497
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 145.17

Paperback. Winner of the American Medical Writers' Association Book Award, this volume describes, with observations on the process of scientific research, the author's successive research problems, the challenges they presented and the ultimate accomplishments that resulted. Num Pages: 352 pages, 15 half-tones, 90 line drawings, chronology, bibliography, glossary, index. BIC Classification: MBGR; PD; PSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674307766
ISBN
9780674307766
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 37.34

Paperback. A major biography of Emma Darwin of whom the author writes: 'Darwin's debt to Emma can never be fully estimated. Without her he might have been a clever man who yet achieved nothing' Num Pages: 384 pages, 16pp b/w photos. BIC Classification: BGH; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 258. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Headline Review
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001644
ISBN
9780747262480
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Quantitative models are crucial to almost every area of ecosystem science. This book provides an overview of the status and role of modeling in ecosystem science, including perspectives on the debate over the appropriate level of complexity in models. It contains eight chapters that address the critical issue of evaluating ecosystem models. Editor(s): Canham, Charles D.; Cole, Jonathan J.; Lauenroth, W.K. Num Pages: 504 pages, 76 line illus. 17 tables. BIC Classification: PSAF; RNC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 685.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
504
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691092898
ISBN
9780691092898
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 76.77
€ 72.90

Paperback. Editor(s): Steiner, Dean Frederick R (University of Texas at Austin). BIC Classification: AMV; PSAF; RNC; WNCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 638.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Island Press United States
Edition
Large type / Large print
Condition
New
SKU
V9781597261234
ISBN
9781597261234
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.99
€ 51.21

Hardcover. Exploration of changing human nutrition from evolutionary and social perspectives and its influence on health and disease, past and present. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. Num Pages: 414 pages, 66 b/w illus. BIC Classification: JHMP; MBNH3; PSX. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 160 x 27. Weight in Grams: 718. Implications for Public Health. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. 413 pages, 66 b/w illus. Exploration of changing human nutrition from evolutionary and social perspectives and its influence on health and disease, past and present. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: JHMP; MBNH3; PSX. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 27. Weight: 718.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
414
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521869164
ISBN
9780521869164
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 111.70

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