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Biology, life sciences

Hardcover.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
689
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408190562
ISBN
9781408190562

€ 180.96

Paperback. This field guide contains 96 colour plates and descriptive text on all species, including migrants and vagrants and visually distinctive subspecies. The text focuses on the field identification aspects of each species, including their behaviour vocalizations and nest appearance. Illustrator(s): Greenfield, Paul J. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 748 pages, 96 colour pl 1600 maps. BIC Classification: 1KLSE; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1610.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713661170
ISBN
9780713661170

€ 49.99
€ 39.61

Paperback. Dealing with the natural history of birds, this book provides a review of over 300 species to be found in the Caribbean islands. It identifies the key features for each species, along with notes on status, distribution, habitat, breeding biology, diet and behaviour. It also includes helpful hints on bird-watching and bird photography. Series: Macmillan Caribbean Natural History. Num Pages: 168 pages, bibliography, colour photographs, index. BIC Classification: 1QSC; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 213 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Macmillan Education United Kingdom
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333521557
ISBN
9780333521557

€ 22.14

Paperback. Series: Prelude Science Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSX; VFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Prelude
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911440574
ISBN
9781911440574

€ 10.99
€ 10.93

Paperback. Drawing on fieldwork in a Dutch university hospital, this title looks at the day-to-day diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis. It focuses on medical anthropology, sociology, feminist theory, philosophy, and science and technology studies to reframe such issues as the disease-illness distinction, subject-object relations, and boundaries. Series: Science & Cultural Theory. Num Pages: 216 pages, 4 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: JHMP; MJC; PSXM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822329176
ISBN
9780822329176

€ 25.99
€ 23.70

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

€ 17.99
€ 17.54

Paperback. A ground-breaking and lively exploration of the latest research on the brain. Series: Beginner's Guides. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white line drawings, figures, colour plates. BIC Classification: PSX; VFD. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851685943
ISBN
9781851685943

€ 15.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and eye-opening journey into the world of the brain Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 20. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782116615
ISBN
9781782116615

€ 13.99
€ 11.09

Paperback. Explores the advances in the discovery of neuroplasticity, showing that the brain has its own unique way of healing. This book discusses a series of recoveries: patients told they would never improve have years of chronic pain alleviated or damage from debilitating strokes undone, and symptoms of multiple sclerosis, and more. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141980805
ISBN
9780141980805

€ 13.99
€ 11.01

Hardcover. This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as, What is the purpose of the brain? What is an emotion? What is a memory? How does food affect how you feel? Dr. Wenk has skillfully blended the highest scholarly standards with illuminating insights, gentle humor, and welcome simplicity. Series: What Everyone Needs to Know. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAN; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 25. .
Publisher
OUP USA
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190603403
ISBN
9780190603403

€ 53.28
€ 41.24

Hardcover. Num Pages: 453 pages, 64 black & white illustrations, 49 colour illustrations, 35 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: MBX; MJN; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319546322
ISBN
9783319546322

€ 125.49

Paperback. This book is an outstanding example of the museum tradition, offering the results of global research on the biosystematics of one of the families of case-making caddisflies, the Phryganeidae. Num Pages: 352 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PSV; WNCN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 280 x 203 x 25. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442655072
ISBN
9781442655072

€ 36.99
€ 34.23

Hardcover. How does cooperation emerge among selfish individuals? This book looks at social dilemmas where cooperative motivations are subverted and self-interest becomes self-defeating. It analyzes to what extent one key facet of human nature - selfishness - can lead to cooperation. Series: Princeton Series in Theoretical and Computational Biology. Num Pages: 184 pages, 51 line illus. BIC Classification: PSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 241 x 160 x 16. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
184
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Edition Unstated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691142753
ISBN
9780691142753

€ 53.99
€ 47.09

Paperback. A particularly versatile reference work for all those needing a guide to botanical terminology and plant structure. Num Pages: 222 pages, 146 b/w illus. BIC Classification: GBC; PSAB; PST; TVS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 296 x 14. Weight in Grams: 588. 220 pages, 127 figures. A particularly versatile reference work for all those needing a guide to botanical terminology and plant structure. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: GBC; PSAB; PST; TVS. Dimension: 210 x 296 x 14. Weight: 828.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
220
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521794015
ISBN
9780521794015

€ 54.32

Paperback. Presents the principles of genetics - classical and modern - in a cartoon format. Anecdotes about how the ancients tried to explain sex determination and inheritance abound, making the learning of the concepts of Mendel's Laws, mutations, DNA and gene splicing easier to understand. Illustrator(s): Gonick, Larry. Series: Cartoon Guide Series. Num Pages: 224 pages, cartoons, index. BIC Classification: PD; PSAK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 189 x 14. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Edition
Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062730992
ISBN
9780062730992

€ 18.99
€ 14.94

Hardcover. Offers information about knowing the cat-domestication, breeding, and genetics; behavior-understanding and training the domestic cat; health care and disease prevention; and, nutrition and feeding throughout the life cycle. This book is suitable for undergraduate animal science courses, veterinary technician programs, and cat care. Illustrator(s): Helms, Kerry; MacAllister, Bruce. Num Pages: 392 pages, 53 illustrations. BIC Classification: MZC; PSV; WNGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 257 x 187 x 20. Weight in Grams: 922.
Publisher
Iowa State University Press United States
Number of pages
392
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813803319
ISBN
9780813803319

€ 102.67

Paperback. In this Very Short Introduction, Terence Allen and Graham Cowling describe the nature of cells - their basic structure, their varying forms, their division, their differentiation, their signalling, and programmed death. Cells are the basic constituent of life, and understanding cells and how they work is central to all biology and medicine. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 160 pages, 15 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: PSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 113 x 172 x 8. Weight in Grams: 126.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199578757
ISBN
9780199578757

€ 10.99
€ 10.22

Hardcover. Editor(s): Kombogiorgas, Dimitris. Num Pages: 343 pages. BIC Classification: PSAN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 184 x 260 x 24. Weight in Grams: 792.
Publisher
Nova Science Pub Inc
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781634844574
ISBN
9781634844574

€ 245.30
€ 232.55

Paperback. Includes developments in DNA and protein synthesis, cell regulation, and their social and medical implications. Num Pages: 432 pages, 8pp b&w inset, diagrams. BIC Classification: PD; PSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
4Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140272734
ISBN
9780140272734

€ 16.99
€ 13.47

Paperback. This book fills a gap as it eases access to organic chemistry by connecting it with plants, and plant photos and stories accompany chemistry topics and chemical structures to aid understanding. Num Pages: 226 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSB; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 227 x 12. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry United Kingdom
Number of pages
226
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849733342
ISBN
9781849733342

€ 32.52

Hardcover. A unique account of the biology, ecology and evolution of choanoflagellates - the closest, known, living, unicellular relatives of animals. Num Pages: 350 pages, 470 b/w illus. 43 tables. BIC Classification: PSG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 253 x 19. Weight in Grams: 868.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521884440
ISBN
9780521884440

€ 111.10

Paperback. In this book, bestselling author Dr Michael Mosley takes us on a revelatory journey to the gut, and introduces us to this astonishing piece of engineering which has control over our mood, metabolism, weight and immune system. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: MBNH3; PS; VFM; VFMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 198. .
Publisher
Short Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780723044
ISBN
9781780723044

€ 10.99
€ 10.29

Hardcover. Num Pages: 336 pages, 70 b&w illus., 14 color plates. BIC Classification: MJN; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 181 x 236 x 21. Weight in Grams: 706.
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262019569
ISBN
9780262019569

€ 47.99
€ 35.52

Hardcover. Num Pages: 336 pages, 240 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBN; PSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 178 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1168.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850439462
ISBN
9781850439462

€ 95.51