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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 137 new and published books in the subject of Natural History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Fungi From Different Substrates

    Edited by J. K. Misra, Jalpa P. Tewari, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh, Csaba Vágvölgyi

    The book is comprised of more than a dozen chapters on fungi from different substrates including fossilized leaves. It discusses association of fungi occurring on important plants, some animals, and saprophytic substrates. Besides the taxonomic information, some ecological aspects like...

    Published August 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Astrobiology

    An Evolutionary Approach

    Edited by Vera M. Kolb

    Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach provides a full course in astrobiology with an emphasis on abiogenesis and evolution. The book presents astrobiology both as a developing science and as the science of the future. The origins of life and the possibility of life elsewhere continues to be a...

    Published August 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Baby Gorilla

    Photographic and Descriptive Atlas of Skeleton, Muscles and Internal Organs

    By Rui Diogo, Juan F. Pastor, Adam Hartstone-Rose, Magdalena N. Muchlinski

    The first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of a baby gorilla, this book details the comparative and phylogenetic context of the gross anatomy and evolutionary history of the soft tissue morphology of modern humans and one of their closest relatives. With detailed high-quality...

    Published August 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management

    Edited by Erika J. Techera, Natalie Klein

    This book explores the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role they play in marine ecosystems. However, the authors show that conservation law and policy have been slow...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Vital Science (Routledge Revivals)

    Biology and the Literary Imagination,1860-1900

    By Peter Morton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this title, first published in 1984, Peter Morton argues that in late Victorian Britain a group of novelists and essayists quite consciously sought and found ideas in post-Darwinian biology that were susceptible to imaginative transformation. The period between 1860 and 1900 was a time of great...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Autecology

    Organisms, Interactions and Environmental Dynamics

    By Gimme H. Walter, Rob Hengeveld

    This book spells out the theoretical structure, methodology and philosophy of the science of autecology. The autecological approach focuses on the interactions of individual organisms (and their species-specific adaptations) with the spatio-temporal dynamics of their environment as a basis for...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  7. The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 16

    Edited by Lodewijk C. Palm

    In volume XVI of The Collected Letters of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, 25 letters of Van Leeuwenhoek have been included, all of them written from July 1707 to June 1712. The letters were written to six distinct addressees. The larger part was addressed to the Royal Society in London in general (sixteen...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Snakes of the World

    A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species

    By Van Wallach, Kenneth L. Williams, Jeff Boundy

    Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species—the first catalogue of its kind—covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302...

    Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Using the Biological Literature

    A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

    By Diane Schmidt

    The biological sciences cover a broad array of literature types, from younger fields like molecular biology with its reliance on recent journal articles, genomic databases, and protocol manuals to classic fields such as taxonomy with its scattered literature found in monographs and journals from...

    Published April 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. King Crabs of the World

    Biology and Fisheries Management

    Edited by Bradley G. Stevens

    With species existing in all subpolar seas, king crabs are one of the most valuable seafoods. Major fluctuations in their abundance have stimulated a flurry of research and a rapid expansion of the scientific literature in the last decade. King Crabs of the World: Biology and Fisheries Management...

    Published March 17th 2014 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach
    Edited by Vera M. Kolb
    To Be Published September 7th 2014
  2. Beach-Spawning Fishes: Reproduction in an Endangered Ecosystem
    By Karen L.M. Martin
    To Be Published September 28th 2014
  3. Morphodynamics
    By Adolf Seilacher, Alan D. Gishlick
    To Be Published October 14th 2014
  4. The Walking Larder: Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation
    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  5. Hunters of the Recent Past
    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves
    To Be Published October 19th 2014

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