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  1. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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