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  1. Morphodynamics

    By Adolf Seilacher, Alan D. Gishlick

    Morphodynamics is defined as the unique interaction among environment, functional morphology, developmental constraints, phylogeny, and time—all of which shape the evolution of life. These fabricational patterns and similarities owe their regularity not to a detailed genetic program, but to...

    Published November 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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 October 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hunters of the Recent Past

    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Beach-Spawning Fishes

    Reproduction in an Endangered Ecosystem

    By Karen L.M. Martin

    Beach-spawning fishes from exotic locations on most continents of the world provide spectacular examples of extreme adaptations during the most vulnerable life cycle stages. The beauty, intriguing biology, and importance of these charismatic fishes at the interface of marine and terrestrial...

    Published September 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. 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 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  9. 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 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge