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Biology, life sciences

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

€ 70.78

Hardcover. This reference dictionary describes the development of physical or biological anthropology concepts, tracing the history of their usage from their origins to the contemporary and usually multidisciplinary contexts in which physical anthropologists participate. Series: Reference Sources for the Social Sciences & Humanities. Num Pages: 448 pages, index. BIC Classification: GBC; JHMP; PSX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 30. Weight in Grams: 794.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313247569
ISBN
9780313247569

€ 76.32

Paperback. The Celtic Tiger economy and the post-Tiger context have also seen momentous transformations in the Irish landscape. This book analyses the relationship between the rural and the urban and explores the way it is reflected in Irish literature, culture and language from the turn of the twentieth century to the present day. Editor(s): Gilsenan Nordin, Irene; Zamorano Llena, Carmen. Series: Reimagining Ireland. Num Pages: 228 pages, charts. BIC Classification: DSBH; JF; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 17. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034302791
ISBN
9783034302791

€ 46.99
€ 44.59

Paperback. A comprehensive introduction to the study of behaviour, from its basis in the animal's anatomy and physiology to its adaptive value in the environment. It is aimed at undergraduate students in the biological sciences and psychology and is designed to serve as both a detailed introduction and an extensive, up-to-date source of reference. Num Pages: 760 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: PSVP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 189 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Pearson Education (US) United States
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780130899361
ISBN
9780130899361

€ 79.37

Paperback. A synthesis of the ecology and evolution of South Africa's fynbos region, offering insights into megadiversity throughout the world. Editor(s): Allsopp, Nicky; Colville, Jonathan F.; Verboom, G. Anthony. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; PSAJ; PSTS; RNCB; RNKH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 246 x 189. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198777762
ISBN
9780198777762

€ 72.32

Hardcover. Describes the features of tropical streams and their ecology. This book covers processes such as primary production and organic-matter transformation. It covers various tropical regions and possible differences between tropical and temperate stream ecosystems. It lists threats faced by tropical stream ecosystems and possible conservation actions. Editor(s): Dudgeon, David. Series: Aquatic Ecology. Num Pages: 370 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAF; RNC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 260 x 184 x 25. Weight in Grams: 935.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
370
Condition
New
SKU
V9780120884490
ISBN
9780120884490

€ 81.53

Paperback. Opens the door to the curious mind, inspiring students, from late undergraduates to post-doctoral researchers, to engage in bryological research. Num Pages: 328 pages, 82 b/w illus. 16 colour illus. BIC Classification: PST. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 174 x 16. Weight in Grams: 544. 312 pages, 82 b/w illus. 16 colour illus. Opens the door to the curious mind, inspiring students, from late undergraduates to post-doctoral researchers, to engage in bryological research. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: PST. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 16. Weight: 656.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521700733
ISBN
9780521700733

€ 51.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 688 pages, 228 black & white illustrations, 59 black & white tables, 22 black & white halftones, 206. BIC Classification: JM; PSVP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
3rd Edition
Number of pages
688
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138788152
ISBN
9781138788152

€ 76.92

Paperback. Such a participatory bioethics, she argues, must also take account of and take part in a global social network of mobilization for change; it must seek out those in solidarity, those involved in a common calling to create a more just social, political, and economic system. Series: Moral Traditions Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; PSAD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 153 x 19. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Georgetown University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781589010758
ISBN
9781589010758

€ 29.99
€ 29.10

Paperback. It is the study of genetic variation, backed up by language and archaeology, which provides evidence about the spread of farming, the movements of peoples across the globe, the precise links between races - and the sheer unscientific absurdity of racism. This work offers an investigation into the past 100,000 years of human history. Translator(s): Seielstad, Mark. Num Pages: 240 pages, diagrams, maps, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2AHA; HBTB; PSAK; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 176. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001797
ISBN
9780140296020

€ 17.95

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

€ 18.99
€ 18.21

Hardcover. Num Pages: 576 pages, 191 color illus. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSBZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 185 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1480.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The MIT Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262029438
ISBN
9780262029438

€ 65.39
€ 53.97

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

€ 36.99
€ 26.40

Paperback. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PS. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 274 x 246 x 19. Weight in Grams: 1344.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Brooks/Cole
Edition
4th edition
Number of pages
656
Condition
New
SKU
V9781133590552
ISBN
9781133590552

€ 110.27

Hardcover. Without our domesticated plants and animals, human civilization as we know it would not exist. How domestication happens is as fascinating as it is important. Num Pages: 496 pages, 100 illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFZ; PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 169 x 245 x 45. Weight in Grams: 862.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393064605
ISBN
9780393064605

€ 25.99
€ 24.66

Paperback. The enigmatic origins of the dominant flowering plant groups are reviewed in this book. Series Editor(s): Briggs, Derek; Dodson, P.; Macfadden, B. J.; Sepkoski, J. J.; Spicer, R. A. Series: Cambridge Paleobiology Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, 131 b/w illus. 15 maps. BIC Classification: PST; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 174 x 17. Weight in Grams: 510.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521675543
ISBN
9780521675543

€ 59.70

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

€ 73.42
€ 70.04

Hardcover. Decision-making is an integral part of our daily lives. Researchers seek a complete understanding of the decision-making process, including the biological and social basis and the impact of our decisions. Editor(s): Ebstein, Richard P.; Shamay-Tsoory, Simeone; Chew, Soo Hong. Num Pages: 264 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JMH; JMRN; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 184 x 262 x 19. Weight in Grams: 672.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470543962
ISBN
9780470543962

€ 148.73

Hardcover. Christiane Nusslein-Volhard, winner of The Nobel Prize in Medicine, gives a concise and illustrative overview of genetics, evolution, and cellular processes as well as a discussing of current ethical issues in human biology. Num Pages: 181 pages. BIC Classification: PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 160 x 17. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Kales Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
166
Condition
New
SKU
V9780967007670
ISBN
9780967007670

€ 24.99
€ 23.59

Paperback. Reinforce your understanding throughout the course. Clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers will help you improve your exam technique to achieve higher grades. Series: Edexcel Biology B. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 4KL; PS. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 192 x 246 x 7. Weight in Grams: 212.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Philip Allan Updates
Condition
New
SKU
V9781471843846
ISBN
9781471843846

€ 18.52

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

€ 119.97

Paperback. Life on earth is characterized by three phenomena: adaptation; diversity; and complexity. Natural selection explains adaptation. But what explains diversity and complexity? This book argues that there exists in evolution a spontaneous tendency toward increased diversity and complexity, one that acts whether natural selection is present or not. Num Pages: 184 pages, 2 halftones, 5 line drawing, 1 table. BIC Classification: PSAJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 11. Weight in Grams: 259.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226562261
ISBN
9780226562261

€ 31.44

Paperback. An accessible yet rigorous and generously illustrated exploration of the computational approach to the study of biological vision. Num Pages: 576 pages, 132 color illus., 399 b&w illus. BIC Classification: JMM; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 255 x 201 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Edition
second edition
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262514279
ISBN
9780262514279

€ 71.13
€ 67.96

Wall Chart. Illustrator(s): Roberts, Carol. Num Pages: 8 pages, 48 colour illustrations, 1 mono illustration. BIC Classification: PSVW1. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education; (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 244 x 1. Weight in Grams: 40.
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Field Studies Council
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851532193
ISBN
9781851532193

€ 7.47

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