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Biology, life sciences

Paperback. To what extent should we use technological advances to try to make better human beings? Leading philosophers debate the possibility of enhancing human cognition, mood, personality, and physical performance, and controlling aging. Would this take us beyond the bounds of human nature? These are questions that need to be answered now. Editor(s): Savulescu, Julian; Bostrom, Nick. Num Pages: 432 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFMG; MBDC; PSAD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 648.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199594962
ISBN
9780199594962

€ 37.93

Paperback. Written by leading authors in the field with both clinical and molecular expertise, Human Virology provides an accessible introduction to this fascinating and important field, making the text ideal for students encountering virology for the first time. Num Pages: 368 pages, Over 200 colour line and halftone figures. BIC Classification: MMFM; PS. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 222 x 277 x 17. Weight in Grams: 898.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
5th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198714682
ISBN
9780198714682

€ 57.38

Paperback. Designed for an upper-level majors course, this title features an emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates, complete anatomical detail, and excellent pedagogy. Num Pages: 800 pages. BIC Classification: PSVW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 277 x 218 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1686.
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
7th Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781259253751
ISBN
9781259253751

€ 79.47

Hardcover. Editor(s): Nakazawa, Toru; Kitaoka, Yasushi; Harada, Takayuki. Num Pages: 366 pages, 24 black & white illustrations, 61 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: MJN; MJQ; PSF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 754.
Publisher
Springer Verlag, Japan Japan
Number of pages
366
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2014th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9784431549642
ISBN
9784431549642

€ 157.90

Paperback. Music has a universal and timeless potential to influence how we feel, yet, only recently, have researchers begun to explore and understand the positive effects that music can have on our wellbeing.This book brings together research from a number of disciplines to explore the relationship between music, health and wellbeing. Editor(s): MacDonald, Raymond; Kreutz, Gunter; Mitchell, Laura. Num Pages: 532 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVA; JMH; MBNH9; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 172 x 32. Weight in Grams: 962.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
532
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199686827
ISBN
9780199686827

€ 81.26

Paperback. A truly practical guide to the Golden Eagle, its ecology and behaviour. An objective review of the extent and quality of existing knowledge. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrated with c. 45 colour photographs and 9 diagrams. BIC Classification: PSVW6. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 240 x 20. Weight in Grams: 490.
Publisher
Whittles Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849952248
ISBN
9781849952248

€ 24.99
€ 22.31

Hardcover. While viruses the world's most abundant biological entities are not technically alive, they invade, replicate, and evolve within living cells. Michael Cordingley goes beyond our familiarity with infections to show how viruses spur evolutionary change in their hosts and shape global ecosystems, from ocean photosynthesis to drug-resistant bacteria. Num Pages: 356 pages. BIC Classification: PSGL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 23 x 15. .
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674972087
ISBN
9780674972087

€ 51.99
€ 42.72

Paperback. This field guide is dedicated to Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean. It provides a brief and informative summary of what is known about the birds of Cuba, making it useful for birders and tourists alike. Illustrator(s): Company, Roman. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 272 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1KJC; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 702.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713657845
ISBN
9780713657845

€ 44.99
€ 35.50

Paperback. An informative but very readable and amusing investigation into the various types of flying pest. This new edition includes more up-to-date information on the highland midge, its biology and why it bites. This book explains the midge's dominant role in ecology, and highland culture, and also how it keeps the worst human depredations under control. Num Pages: 80 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; PSVT7; WNCN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 115 x 8. Weight in Grams: 96. 80 pages, Illustrations, map. An informative but very readable and amusing investigation into the various types of flying pest. This new edition includes more up-to-date information on the highland midge, its biology and why it bites. This book explains the midge's dominant role in ecology, and highland culture, and also how it keeps the worst human depredations under control. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKS; PSVT7; WNCN. Dimension: 168 x 115 x 8. Weight: 94.
Publisher
Birlinn Ltd
Number of pages
80
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
5th
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841589381
ISBN
9781841589381

€ 7.94

Paperback. A manual of canine medicine and surgery, explaining the symptoms and treatment of every disease or injury that the dog owner is likely to encounter. It contains detailed sections on the organ systems, infectious diseases and inherited diseases. Num Pages: 624 pages, 1. BIC Classification: PSVL; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 47. Weight in Grams: 958.
Publisher
Cornerstone United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091738174
ISBN
9780091738174

€ 43.99
€ 30.75

Paperback. What does it mean to be a horse? The definitive and bestselling book explaining the mysteries of the horse using insights of modern science. Num Pages: 256 pages, 6. BIC Classification: PD; PSVW7; WNGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753801123
ISBN
9780753801123

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

Hardcover. Provides an overview of the climate, flora, and fauna of the temperate forest biomes Series: Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World. Num Pages: 216 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: PSAF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 178 x 20. Weight in Grams: 612.
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
216
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313340185
ISBN
9780313340185

€ 73.30

Hardcover. Integrates process and content of core areas of ecology using an engaging narrative, fascinating case studies, and stunning images throughout. Num Pages: 675 pages, 555 colour illus. 88 tables 408 exercises. BIC Classification: PSAF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 276 x 219. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
675
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107115378
ISBN
9781107115378

€ 72.14

CD-ROM. BIC Classification: PST. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 132 x 17. Weight in Grams: 78.
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens United Kingdom
Format
CD
Publication date
2009
Edition
Cdr
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842460979
ISBN
9781842460979

€ 38.53

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 7 illustrations. BIC Classification: JHMP; PDZ; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 184.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571223039
ISBN
9780571223039

€ 14.99
€ 10.93

Hardcover.
Publisher
MIT Press Massachusetts
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0227168
ISBN
9780262220668

€ 29.95

Paperback. The only field guide to every species recorded in Seychelles, covering over 250 species. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 176 pages, 65 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1HSY; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 141 x 11. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishing Company
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408151518
ISBN
9781408151518

€ 33.99
€ 27.52

Hardcover. This book celebrates the contributions of Dr. Eugene Gaffney to the study of turtles, through a diverse collection of papers showcasing current research on one of the most intriguing groups of reptiles. Covers archeology, disease, genetic variation and more. Editor(s): Brinkman, Donald B.; Holroyd, Patricia; Gardner, James D. Series: Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. Num Pages: 577 pages, 232 black & white illustrations, 7 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSVW3; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 284 x 219 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1634.
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Number of pages
400
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789400743083
ISBN
9789400743083

€ 102.64

Paperback. A refreshing, clearly-written new edition bringing students up-to-date with energy flow in biology. Num Pages: 440 pages, 125 b/w illus. 25 tables 250 exercises. BIC Classification: PSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 189 x 20. Weight in Grams: 942.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
438
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521711340
ISBN
9780521711340

€ 58.56

Hardcover. This volume provides a detailed understanding of how the brain develops, functions and learns. It shows how knowledge of the brain can help teachers educate young children and offers specific strategies and approaches drawn from neuroscience. Editor(s): Wasserman, Leslie Haley; Zambo, Debby. Series: Educating the Young Child. Num Pages: 232 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JMC; JNLA; JNT; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 514.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2013 ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9789400766709
ISBN
9789400766709

€ 124.36

Paperback. This book asks whether evolution can help us to understand human behaviour and explores diverse evolutionary methods and arguments. It provides a short, readable introduction to the science behind the works of Dawkins, Dennett, Wilson and Pinker. It is widely used in undergraduate courses around the world. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JMAL; PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 230 x 22. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199586967
ISBN
9780199586967

€ 43.82

Paperback. 'British prehistory will never look the same again.' Professor Colin Renfrew, University of Cambridge Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrated throughout. BIC Classification: JHMP; PDZ; PSAK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 43. Weight in Grams: 552.
Publisher
Constable and Robinson United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845294823
ISBN
9781845294823

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Hardcover. Editor(s): Merillon, Jean-Michel; Ramawat, Kishan Gopal. Series: Reference Series in Phytochemistry. Num Pages: 448 pages, 20 black & white illustrations, 65 colour illustrations, 50 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: MMG; PSB; PST; PSTL; TDCT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319254616
ISBN
9783319254616

€ 279.48

Hardcover. Aimed at gardeners, this work is a compendium of Latin words that describe and distinguish plants and flowers. It also contains garden lore, such as: why Narcissus cyclamineus is a horticultural joke; why basil is the herb of dread and suspicion; and, why Cleopatra's asp arrives in a basket of figs whenever Antony and Cleopatra is performed. Num Pages: 144 pages, 270 line drawings. BIC Classification: GBC; PST; WMP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 173 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Robert Hale
Number of pages
144
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Edition
Reprinted edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780709051060
ISBN
9780709051060

€ 12.73