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Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny
Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny
by Robert Wright
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In his bestselling The Moral Animal, Robert Wright applied the principles of evolutionary biology to the study of the human mind. Now Wright attempts something even more ambitious: explaining the direction of evolution and human history-and discerning... (read more)

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When Elephants Weep
When Elephants Weep
by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
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Not since Darwin's The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals has a book so thoroughly and effectively explored the full rage of emotions that exist throughout the animal kingdom. Hailed as "a masterpiece" by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, When Elephants... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #35: Darwin: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #35: Darwin: A Very Short Introduction
by Jonathan Howard
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Darwin's theory that man's ancestors were apes caused an uproar within the scientific world, as well as public frenzy when The Origin of Species was published in 1859. Arguments still rage about the implications of his evolutionary theory, and skepticism... (read more)

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Stokes Beginner's Guide To Birds : Eastern Region (96 Edition)
Stokes Beginner's Guide To Birds : Eastern Region (96 Edition)
by Donald Stokes
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Whether you want to identify the birds that come to your backyard feeder or you've decided to take up bird-watching as a hobby, Donald and Lillian Stokes have created the best beginner's guides to birds ever published. From the easy-to-use color coding... (read more)

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The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
by Laurie Garrett
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Based on international field research and extensive interviews with experts in virology, molecular biology, disease ecology and medicine, Garrett (health and science writer and former science correspondent for National Public Radio) investigates newly... (read more)

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Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
by Stephen Jay Gould
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With sales of well over one million copies in North America alone, the commercial success of Gould's books now matches their critical acclaim. Reissued in a larger format, with a handsome new cover, The Panda's Thumb will introduce a new generation of... (read more)

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Northwest Coastal Invertebrates (88 Edition)
Northwest Coastal Invertebrates (88 Edition)
by Craig Macgowan
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Two-sided plastic laminated cards developed by a teacher of marine science. Color drawings, common and scientific names, information on size and habitat.... (read more)

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Am I a Monkey?: Six Big Questions about Evolution
Am I a Monkey?: Six Big Questions about Evolution
by Francisco Jos Ayala
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Despite the ongoing cultural controversy in America, evolution remains a cornerstone of science. In this book, Francisco J. Ayala -- an evolutionary biologist, member of the National Academy of Sciences, and winner of the National Medal of Science and... (read more)

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Origin of Species (Trade) (04 Edition)
Origin of Species (Trade) (04 Edition)
by Charles Darwin
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The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of... (read more)

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A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology
A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology
by Karin Knisely
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This book provides practical advice to students who are learning to write according to the conventions in biology. Using the standards of journal publication as a model, the author provides, in a user-friendly format, specific instructions on: using... (read more)

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Dangerous Animals & Plants: An Introduction to Dangerous North American Species (Pocket Naturalist)
Dangerous Animals & Plants: An Introduction to Dangerous North American Species (Pocket Naturalist)
by James Kavanagh
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There are 8,000 snakebites in the US every year. Plant ingestion result in 63,000 calls to national poison centers annually. Dangerous Animals and Plants highlights over 90 species of dangerous birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, fishes... (read more)

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Why We Run: A Natural History
Why We Run: A Natural History
by Bernd Heinrich
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-282) and index.... (read more)

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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston
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"Popular science writing at its best and the years most infectious page-turner" (People), this two-million-copy bestseller is "a top-drawer horror story...the best literary roller coaster of the fall" (Newsweek).... (read more)

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Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It
Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It
by Gina Kolata
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When we think of plagues, we think of AIDS, Ebola, anthrax spores, and, of course, the Black Death. But in 1918 the Great Flu Epidemic killed an estimated 40 million people virtually overnight. If such a plague returned today, taking a comparable... (read more)

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Slanted Truths: Essays on Gaia, Symbiosis and Evolution
Slanted Truths: Essays on Gaia, Symbiosis and Evolution
by Lynn Margulis
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Lynn Margulis, one of the most provocative scientific thinkers of our time, and her son, the writer Dorion Sagan, here present a selection from their many essays published in the last decade and a half. Margulis's scientific contributions are legendary... (read more)

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Peterson First Guide To Caterpillars of North America (93 Edition)
Peterson First Guide To Caterpillars of North America (93 Edition)
by Peterson Guides
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Here is the first and only guide to a subject of great interest to gardeners, small children, and lepidopterists: caterpillars, the immature form of butterflies and moths. This guide describes 120 common species of these fuzzy creatures. All the... (read more)

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Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History
Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History
by Stephen Jay Gould
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Gould's seventh collection of essays covers a wide range of subjects in natural history, literature, and popular culture--from the wisdom of Charles Darwin to that of the Old Testament Psalms, from the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park to the dinosaurs of the... (read more)

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Fruit Key and Twig Key to Trees and Shrubs
Fruit Key and Twig Key to Trees and Shrubs
by William Harlow
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One of the handiest and most widely used identification aids. Fruit key covers 120 deciduous and evergreen species; twig key covers 160 deciduous species. Easily used. Over 300 photographs. "Students in the field . . . can get accurate identifications... (read more)

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Sandhill Crane Display Dictionary: What Cranes Say with Their Body Language (Pocket Naturalist Guide)
Sandhill Crane Display Dictionary: What Cranes Say with Their Body Language (Pocket Naturalist Guide)
by George Happ
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Renowned for their elaborate mating displays, sandhill cranes also use body language to announce intent, establish dominance, show arousal, preserve the nest territory and bond male and female pairs. This beautifully photographed product &#... (read more)

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Medicinal Plants: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist)
Medicinal Plants: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist)
by James Kavanagh
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Medicinal Plants is a unique guide that describes traditional wilderness remedies using familiar widespread plants. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 80 familiar species of medicinally important, widespread trees, shrubs and wildflowers.... (read more)

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