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Biology, life sciences

Paperback. On this blue planet, long before pterodactyls took to the skies and tyrannosaurs prowled the continents, tiny green organisms populated the ancient oceans. The author traces the history of these verdant organisms, which many would call plants, from their ancient beginnings to the diversity of green life that inhabits the Earth today. Num Pages: 576 pages, 121 halftones, 31 line drawings, 4 tables. BIC Classification: PST; RBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 173 x 29. Weight in Grams: 846.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226069777
ISBN
9780226069777

€ 42.99
€ 40.69

Hardcover. Editor(s): McNeill, Alexander S. Num Pages: 233 pages, tables, graphs, diagrams. BIC Classification: PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 260 x 185 x 20. Weight in Grams: 646.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
233
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781617611193
ISBN
9781617611193

€ 247.92
€ 235.01

Paperback. How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This book explores the big ideas about the brain, the nervous system and man's place in history. It reveals how science actually works - the passions, the irrational flashes, the moments of insight; the big ideas that work and turn out to be wrong. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PDX; PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 22. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099565734
ISBN
9780099565734

€ 15.99
€ 12.00

Hardcover. The book that every environmentally-responsible gardener needs to understand the science behind plant nutrition and the best ways to make it work sustainably for both their plants and the wider environment. Num Pages: 250 pages, 67 photographs and illustrations. BIC Classification: PSTD; WMQF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 159 x 21. Weight in Grams: 694.
Publisher
Timber Press United States
Number of pages
250
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
5.5.2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781604693140
ISBN
9781604693140

€ 21.99
€ 17.33

Hardcover. The first history of bioethics in Britain Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; MBX; PDX; PSAD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 143 x 218 x 30. Weight in Grams: 530.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719096198
ISBN
9780719096198

€ 31.99
€ 30.77

Paperback. This work gives an appraisal of the relevance of philosophy to the problems of environmental degradation. The aim of the author is to encourage readers to seek a system which supports deep ecological principles, or an ecosophy, by reassessing the relationship between man and nature. Translator(s): Rothenberg, David. Num Pages: 240 pages, line drawings, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: PSAD; PSAF; RNT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 155 x 16. Weight in Grams: 370. Outline of an Ecosophy. 240 pages, line drawings, bibliography, index. This work gives an appraisal of the relevance of philosophy to the problems of environmental degradation. The aim of the author is to encourage readers to seek a system which supports deep ecological principles, or an ecosophy, by reassessing the relationship between man and nature. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: PSAD; PSAF; RNT. Dimension: 227 x 155 x 16. Weight: 380. Translator(s): Rothenberg, David.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521348737
ISBN
9780521348737

€ 47.89

Hardcover. Like Donald Johanson's Lucy, this first-person narrative about an archaeological discovery is rewriting the story of human evolution. A story of defiance and determination by a controversial scientist, this is Lee Berger's own take on finding Homo naledi, an all-new species on the human family tree. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; 3B; HDDA; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 228 x 23. Weight in Grams: 463.
Publisher
National Geographic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781426218118
ISBN
9781426218118

€ 21.99
€ 15.88

Paperback. Num Pages: 764 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: PSVD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 275 x 215 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1728.
Publisher
Pearson
Number of pages
762
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
02nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781292026381
ISBN
9781292026381

€ 77.43

Paperback. Provides an overview of how animals run, walk, jump, crawl, swim, soar, hover, and fly. This book introduces energetics and optimality as basic principles. It tackles each of the major modes by which animals move on land, in water, and through air. It explains the mechanisms involved and the physical and biological forces shaping those mechanisms. Num Pages: 384 pages, 6 tables. 105 line illus. BIC Classification: PSVD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 572.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691126340
ISBN
9780691126340

€ 77.13
€ 73.24

Hardcover. Focuses on the pathways of plant primary metabolism and their control Emphasises the multi--layers of control -- from transcriptional, through to translational and post--translational Takes account of the impact of genomics and proteomics on the subject. Editor(s): Plaxton, William; McManus, Michael T. Series: Annual Plant Reviews. Num Pages: 408 pages, 48 illustrations. BIC Classification: PSTD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 165 x 29. Weight in Grams: 763.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
408
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Volume 22
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405130967
ISBN
9781405130967

€ 233.61
€ 81.19

Paperback. The extraordinary role of viruses in evolution and how this is revolutionising biology and medicine. Num Pages: 400 pages, 40 b/w illus, 32 b/w plates, With index. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; PSGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 30. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007315123
ISBN
9780007315123

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 912 pages. BIC Classification: MMFM; PSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 276 x 245. Weight in Grams: 1000.
Publisher
Pearson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
5th edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781292160764
ISBN
9781292160764

€ 80.00

Hardcover. Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition provides thorough, yet concise, descriptions of viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic and noninfectious diseases in an exhaustive number of fish species. Num Pages: 536 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: PSVL; TVT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 278 x 226 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1728.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Number of pages
536
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813806976
ISBN
9780813806976

€ 159.57

Paperback. Series: Topa Topics in Paleobiology. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: PS; RB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. .
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118561539
ISBN
9781118561539

€ 53.99
€ 53.32

Paperback. Num Pages: 500 pages, 270 colour illustrations, 100 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 276 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1104.
Publisher
Garland Science
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815344803
ISBN
9780815344803

€ 69.55

Paperback. Individual plants and animals both draw upon and contribute to the collective memory of their species. This title reinterprets the regularities of nature as being more like habits than immutable laws. Num Pages: 304 pages, b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: PSA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
48029th
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848310421
ISBN
9781848310421

€ 16.99
€ 12.34

Paperback. .
Publisher
Christopher Helm
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408105351
ISBN
9781408105351

€ 44.99
€ 35.54

Paperback. Num Pages: 560 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 34. Weight in Grams: 1240.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226342146
ISBN
9780226342146

€ 42.99
€ 40.69

Paperback. Blackmore explores the big questions on the nature of brains, minds, and consciousness, through twenty lively and engaging interviews with some of the best-known personalities from the worlds of science and philosophy. Num Pages: 288 pages, halftones. BIC Classification: HPM; JMM; JMR; JMT; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 133 x 23. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192806239
ISBN
9780192806239

€ 14.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. Parasites are among the most serious threats for any organism. This book brings together the latest knowledge from different fields and traces the basic ecological and evolutionary principles behind the eternal and momentous struggle between hosts and their parasites, providing a synthesis of current understanding. Num Pages: 536 pages, 140 illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSGH; PSTS; PSVL; PSVS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 189 x 250 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1040.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
536
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199229499
ISBN
9780199229499

€ 61.44

Hardcover. The first social, cultural, and environmental history to be written of the Great Barrier Reef, *The Reef* is an effortlessly readable and often moving story of one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Num Pages: 360 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBFQ; HBJM; PSPM; WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 162 x 28. Weight in Grams: 564.
Publisher
Scribe Publications
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781922247414
ISBN
9781922247414

€ 25.99
€ 17.29

Paperback. Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well as genetic research. This book highlights long-ignored sensory problems as well as the need to treat autism symptom by symptom, rather than with an umbrella diagnosis. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JMC; MJNA; PSAN; VFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 19. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Rider
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846044496
ISBN
9781846044496

€ 16.99
€ 12.73

Paperback. This book develops and defends an ethic of species preservation, genetic modification, human enhancement and species creation. Series: Cambridge Applied Ethics. Num Pages: 245 pages, 1 b/w illus. BIC Classification: HPQ; PSAD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 492. An Introduction. Series: Cambridge Applied Ethics. 245 pages, 1 b/w illus. Develops and defends an ethic of species preservation, genetic modification, human enhancement and species creation. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: HPQ; PSAD. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 13. Weight: 496.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
245
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107658707
ISBN
9781107658707

€ 30.23

Hardcover. Illustrated with stunning color photographs by the world's leading nature photographers, Sea Turtles will inform and inspire readers of all ages everywhere. Num Pages: 240 pages, 117, 110 colour illustrations, 7 maps. BIC Classification: PSVW5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 285 x 242 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1346.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801880070
ISBN
9780801880070

€ 29.99
€ 26.87

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