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Biology, life sciences

Paperback. A comprehensive overview of wood-inhabiting fungi, insects and vertebrates, discussing habitat requirements along with strategies for maintaining biodiversity. Series: Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation. Num Pages: 521 pages, 92 b/w illus. 21 tables. BIC Classification: PSTS; PSVS; RNCB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 24. Weight in Grams: 748. Series: Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation. 524 pages, 92 b/w illus. 21 tables. A comprehensive overview of wood-inhabiting fungi, insects and vertebrates, discussing habitat requirements along with strategies for maintaining biodiversity. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: PSTS; PSVS; RNCB. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 24. Weight: 832.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
524
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521717038
ISBN
9780521717038
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 65.64

Paperback. In 1846, Charles Darwin has a secret: an essay, sealed in an envelope and locked in his study drawer, which will overturn human understanding of time and nature forever. Now he must publish and take the consequences. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JH; PDX; PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 127 x 27. Weight in Grams: 272.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571216093
ISBN
9780571216093
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.91

Paperback. An electrifying account of the extraordinary untold history behind Darwin's theory of evolution Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: PDX; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 26. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408831014
ISBN
9781408831014
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.07

Paperback. With over 1800 species, Peru has the second richest avifauna of any country in the world. As a consequence it is one of the most popular birding destinations in South America. This will be the first comprehensive and fully illustrated field guide to the birds of Peru. Illustrator(s): Dyer, Dale; Lane, Daniel F.; Schmitt, John; O'Neill, John P.; McQueen, Larry B. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 656 pages, 304 colour plates; 1800 colour maps. BIC Classification: 1KLSR; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 148 x 37. Weight in Grams: 1206.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713686739
ISBN
9780713686739
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 36.78

Paperback. Provides coverage of deafness in pets describing the anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, types of deafness, testing for deafness, methods of amelioration and management, behaviour of deaf animals, and other issues associated with living and dealing with deaf pets. Num Pages: 160 pages, 28 illustrations. BIC Classification: MZC; PSVL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 11. Weight in Grams: 312. 160 pages, 28 illustrations. Provides coverage of deafness in pets describing the anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, types of deafness, testing for deafness, methods of amelioration and management, behaviour of deaf animals, and other issues associated with living and dealing with deaf pets. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: MZC; PSVL. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 11. Weight: 312.
Publisher
CABI
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845939373
ISBN
9781845939373
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 48.01

Paperback. Naturally occurring DMT may produce prophecy-like states of consciousness and thus represent a bridge between biology and religious experience Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: HRLK; PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 159 x 21. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
Park Street Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781594773426
ISBN
9781594773426
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.66

Hardcover. Insects and other arthropods show complex behaviors that are products of versatile brains which, in a sense, think. Strausfeld weaves anatomical observations, molecular biology, neuroethology, cladistics, and the fossil record to explore how arthropod brains process sensory information to produce learning, strategizing, cooperation, and sociality. Num Pages: 848 pages, 175 color illustrations, 24 halftones. BIC Classification: PDX; PSAJ; PSVT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 234 x 48. Weight in Grams: 2828.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
848
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674046337
ISBN
9780674046337
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 79.33

Hardcover. This second volume completes a project, begun by Cambridge University Press, to produce an up-to-date detailed Greek flora. A team of 25 botanists from several European countries catalogue the flora and endemic species found in the Greek mountain region. Num Pages: 1008 pages, 47 illustrations, index. BIC Classification: 1DVG; GBC; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 71. Weight in Grams: 1796.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
1008
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748602070
ISBN
9780748602070
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 368.16

Paperback. When did the first people arrive here? What did they look like? How did they survive? Who were the Neanderthals? The author takes us back to when it was so tropical we lived alongside hippos, elephants and sabre-toothed tigers or to times so cold we hunted reindeer and mammoth, and to others even colder when we were forced to flee a wall of ice. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; JHMP; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 111 x 18. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141018133
ISBN
9780141018133
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.82

Paperback. Series Editor(s): Horton-Szar, Dr. Daniel. Series: Crash Course. Num Pages: 216 pages, Approx. 160 illustrations (156 in full color). BIC Classification: PSF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 255 x 178 x 8. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Mosby
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780723438762
ISBN
9780723438762
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 36.59

Paperback. The snake's primordial system, functioning for well over one hundred million years, is a marvel of genetic engineering. This book explores the animal's natural history, and the widespread snake symbolism, from Eve's serpent in the Bible, to Kaa in "The Jungle Book"; from the Chinese zodiac to Indian snake charmers and the film "Anaconda". Series: Animal S. Num Pages: 216 pages, 52 black & white illustrations, 50 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVW5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 137 x 17. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861892393
ISBN
9781861892393
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.05

Hardcover. Provides nutrient recommendations based on physical activity and stage in life, major factors that influence nutrient needs. This report also looks at how nutrients are metabolized in the bodies of dogs and cats, indications of nutrient deficiency, and diseases related to poor nutrition. Num Pages: 424 pages, index. BIC Classification: GBC; MZL; PSVD; WNGC; WNGD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 280 x 216 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1397.
Publisher
National Academies Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780309086288
ISBN
9780309086288
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 142.15

Hardcover. Our minds have spawned civilizations and technologies that have changed the face of the Earth, while even our closest primate relatives remain confined to the borders of their dwindling forest habitats. This book gives an account of what makes human minds different from those of other animals, and how this difference arose. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, figures. BIC Classification: JMM; PDZ; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 157 x 31. Weight in Grams: 620.
Publisher
Basic Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465030149
ISBN
9780465030149
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 20.76

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.25

Paperback. Argues compellingly that nature and nurture are not alternative influences on human development but, rather, developmental products and the developmental processes that produce them. This title shows that what developmental information" does depends on what is already in place and what alternatives are available. Series: Science & Cultural Theory. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: JHMP; JMA; JMC; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 161 x 22. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822324669
ISBN
9780822324669
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.95

Paperback. An introduction to the core concepts of biology, with emphasis on explaining ideas, not cataloguing facts. Starting with an overview on the diversity of life, the text then looks at how organisms can be grouped and named, natural selection, molecular and cell biology, genetics, and reproduction. Series: Palgrave Foundations Series. Num Pages: 544 pages, biography. BIC Classification: PS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 189 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1058.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333658604
ISBN
9780333658604
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 46.99
€ 45.64

Paperback. Presents various aspects of chemistry that developing life scientists need to understand biochemical and biomedical research. This book contains chapters on: Water, covering the mole concept and colloids; Gases, discussing pressure, gas laws, partial pressure, solubility of gases, and diffusion; and, Metals in biology. Series: Lifelines Series. Num Pages: 280 pages, 166 black & white illustrations, 33 black & white tables. BIC Classification: PS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 253 x 180 x 17. Weight in Grams: 546.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781420069358
ISBN
9781420069358
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.83

Hardcover. Num Pages: 595 pages, biography. BIC Classification: PSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1070.
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media United States
Number of pages
595
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1983
Edition
1983rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306410550
ISBN
9780306410550
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 229.27
€ 223.69

Paperback. Taking us through every stage in our lives, from the womb to falling in love to old age, the author shows that we don't just have brains: we are our brains. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141978239
ISBN
9780141978239
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.57

Paperback. Until the discovery of the Islands in 1535, the flora and fauna of the Galapagos evolved in isolation, producing strange and marvellous island species. Many people visit the islands to see the unique wildlife. This book provides a comprehensive guide to the terrestrial vertebrates on Galapagos. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 168 pages, 53 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1KLSEG; PSVW; WNC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 142 x 12. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishers Lt
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713675511
ISBN
9780713675511
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 19.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: HRAM3; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140. Weight in Grams: 457.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
Number of pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781628929843
ISBN
9781628929843
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 30.47

Paperback. A comprehensive and comparative reference work on the permanent and deciduous dentitions of extant primates. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. Num Pages: 316 pages, 73 b/w illus. 229 tables. BIC Classification: PSVD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 487.
Edition
Revised ed.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
316
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521018647
ISBN
9780521018647
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.16

Paperback. The first book on the hunt for evolution's 'missing links' over the last three decades - and what palaeontologists' findings mean for our place on earth. Series: Icon Science. Num Pages: 320 pages, ill. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
2nd edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785782015
ISBN
9781785782015
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.77

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

€ 17.09

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