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Paperback. A Comparative Philosophical Analysis. 208 pages. Helps explain the central notions of health and welfare by comparing the human and animal variants of these concepts. Split into three parts, this book starts by presenting a background of some of the major theories of human health and welfare. This is followed by a discussion of theories on animal welfare and health. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: JFFZ; MZ; PSV. Dimension: 241 x 173 x 11. Weight: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
CABI
Edition
First
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845930592
ISBN
9781845930592

€ 46.99
€ 44.38

Paperback. Presents a view of human evolution that contends early humans occupied a more vulnerable position in the food chain than we like to imagine. This book argues that primates, including the earliest members of the human family, have evolved as the prey of any number of predators, including wild cats and dogs, hyenas, snakes, crocodiles, and birds. Num Pages: 376 pages, drawings and photos. BIC Classification: PSX. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 158 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Edition
Expanded ed
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813344034
ISBN
9780813344034

€ 54.03

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521437561
ISBN
9780521437561

€ 52.92

Hardback. With the most comprehensive and up-to-date overview of structure-based drug discovery and using experimental and computational approaches, this book covers principles, methods, applications, and emerging paradigms of structural biology as a tool for more efficient drug development. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: PN; PS; TDCW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 185 x 135 x 5. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2019
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118681015
ISBN
9781118681015

€ 258.68

Paperback. This is a detailed, illustrated and up-to-date study of the fauna, flora, landscapes, coastal areas and seascapes of the entire Mediterranean Basin, and the Sea itself. Since the publication of the first edition in 1999, the field has advanced in significant ways and this revision is timely. Num Pages: 392 pages, 60 black and white illustrations plus an 8 page colour plate section. BIC Classification: 1QRM; 1QSM; PSAF; PSPM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 189 x 20. Weight in Grams: 752.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199557998
ISBN
9780199557998

€ 74.27

Paperback. The authoritative guide on the ecology and epidemiology of Lyme disease Num Pages: 232 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, figures. BIC Classification: MBNS; PSAF; PSGH; PSVL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 236 x 12. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199928477
ISBN
9780199928477

€ 32.77

Paperback. This volume presents an analysis of psychopathic and sociopathic personalities and the conditions that give rise to them. It offers an analysis of socialization and the role played by the crime-relevent genetic traits of the child and the skills and limitations of the parents. Num Pages: 268 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JKV; JMS; MJN; MMJ; PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 163 x 15. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780805819748
ISBN
9780805819748

€ 54.17

Paperback. Human coronaviruses caused the SARS epidemic that infected more than 8000 people, killing about ten percent of them in 32 countries. This book provides essential information on these viruses and the development of vaccines to control coronavirus infections. Editor(s): Enjuanes, Luis. Series: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. Num Pages: 268 pages, 31 black & white illustrations, 18 colour illustrations, 3 black & white tables, biograph. BIC Classification: PSGL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Edition
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Number of pages
268
Condition
New
SKU
V9783642059971
ISBN
9783642059971

€ 181.10

Paperback. Provides concise, yet authoritative descriptions of the most common techniques used to study wild carnivores and to conserve and manage their populations within increasingly human-dominated landscapes. Editor(s): Boitani, Luigi; Powell, Roger A. Series: Techniques in Ecology and Conservation. Num Pages: 526 pages, 60 illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVS; PSVW7; RNC; RNK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 233 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 898.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199558537
ISBN
9780199558537

€ 67.16

Hardback. Editor(s): Borges, Miguel (61embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotecnology Brasilia Brazil). Num Pages: 300 pages, 11 black & white illustrations, 11 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVT7; RNCB; TVB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498732802
ISBN
9781498732802

€ 157.23

Hardcover. Num Pages: 976 pages, illustrations (chiefly colour) facsimiles (chiefly colour), portraits (colour and b&w). BIC Classification: PSB. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 284 x 238 x 36. Weight in Grams: 790.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Cengage Learning, Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
976
Condition
New
SKU
V9780030973697
ISBN
9780030973697

€ 140.41

Paperback. Num Pages: 100 pages. BIC Classification: HRCM; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 143 x 12. Weight in Grams: 149.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Cowley Publications,U.S. United States
Number of pages
100
Condition
New
SKU
V9781561012985
ISBN
9781561012985

€ 15.74

Hardcover. A riveting account of how emerging science about microbes, plants and our own bodies can revolutionise agriculture and medicine. Num Pages: 320 pages, 20 illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 162 x 28. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393244403
ISBN
9780393244403

€ 25.99
€ 23.89

Paperback. Osmoregulation and water balance are essential topics in animal physiology. This book starts with the physical properties of water, and the influence that it has on biological design. It then looks at the effect of the environment on physiology. Finally it studies how the evolutionary history of the animal influences the solution employed. Series: Oxford Animal Biology Series. Num Pages: 184 pages, 75 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSP; PSVD; PSVS. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 9. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198569961
ISBN
9780198569961

€ 63.61

Hardcover. Only then will we have any hope of preventing the worst-case scenario of the sixth mass extinction. Num Pages: 208 pages, 83, 83 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; RNKH1; WNCB; WNCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 264 x 213 x 20. Weight in Grams: 880.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421417189
ISBN
9781421417189

€ 27.99
€ 25.97

Paperback. Alternating between topic discussions and hands-on laboratory experiments that range from the in vitro flowering of roses to tissue culture of ferns, this book addresses principles and methods in plant tissue culture research. It covers things from the history of plant tissue culture and basic methods to propagation techniques. Editor(s): Trigiano, Robert N.; Gray, Dennis J. Num Pages: 472 pages, 39 black & white tables, 29 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: PSF; PST; TCB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 257 x 177 x 36. Weight in Grams: 908.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
472
Condition
New
SKU
V9780849320293
ISBN
9780849320293

€ 127.60

Paperback. The text provides an invaluable source of information to senior undergraduates, postgraduates and to industrial researchers with an interest in mechanistic studies. Num Pages: 290 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PNN; PNR; PSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 159 x 18. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
290
Condition
New
SKU
V9780854046768
ISBN
9780854046768

€ 56.50

Paperback. Num Pages: 590 pages. BIC Classification: PSAG; PSF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 194 x 235 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1200.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Elsevier Science
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780444637727
ISBN
9780444637727

€ 95.37

Hardcover. International archaeologists examine early Stone Age tools and bones to present the most holistic view to date of the archaeology of human origins. Editor(s): Dominguez-Rodrigo, Manuel. Num Pages: 376 pages, 25 b/w illus. 1 map 9 tables. BIC Classification: HDDA; JHMC; PSXE. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 159 x 231 x 24. Weight in Grams: 630. Debates in the Archaeology of Human Origins. 376 pages, 25 b/w illus. 1 map 9 tables. Editor(s): Dominguez-Rodrigo, Manuel. International archaeologists examine early Stone Age tools and bones to present the most holistic view to date of the archaeology of human origins. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: HDDA; JHMC; PSXE. Dimension: 159 x 231 x 24. Weight: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107022928
ISBN
9781107022928

€ 115.87

Hardback. How Darwin's theory of evolution drove generations of zoologists to search for the first evolved nervous systems in simple organisms. Num Pages: 388 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 36. Weight in Grams: 748.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
McGill-Queen's University Press Canada
Number of pages
388
Condition
New
SKU
V9780773545717
ISBN
9780773545717

€ 46.99
€ 44.21

Hardcover. Synthesizes the community ecology studies of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. These studies have been conducted from deserts to rainforests and in terrestrial, freshwater and marine habitats. This book is suitable for faculty, researchers, graduates, and undergraduates in vertebrate biology, ecology, and evolutionary biology. Editor(s): Cody, Martin L.; Smallwood, Jeffrey A. Num Pages: 597 pages, 159 b&w ilustrations, 1 colour illustration, references, index. BIC Classification: PSVS; PSVW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1053.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Elsevier Science & Technology United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
597
Condition
New
SKU
V9780121780753
ISBN
9780121780753

€ 125.38

Paperback. This book addresses the question of how life may have arisen on earth, in the spirit of an intriguing detective story. Series: CANTO. Num Pages: 144 pages, line diagrams, index, glossary. BIC Classification: PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 11. Weight in Grams: 19.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521398282
ISBN
9780521398282

€ 19.83

Hardcover. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: MJ; PNF; PS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118455982
ISBN
9781118455982

€ 92.14

Hardcover. An essential resource for paleontologists, biologists, geologists, and teachers, The Rise of Animals is the best single reference on one of earth's most significant events. Num Pages: 344 pages, 677, 677 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSV. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 292 x 235 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1672.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801886799
ISBN
9780801886799

€ 68.75
€ 67.45

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