Explains how Darwin's theory of evolution drove generations of zoologists to search for the first evolved nervous systems in simple organisms. 388 pp.
"The Encyclopedia of Animals" is a lavishly illustrated, authoritative and comprehensive exploration of the rich and intriguing world of animals. Written by an international team of specialists, spectacularly adorned with a gallery of more than 2,000 color illustrations, and supplemented with distribution maps, detailed and beautifully rendered diagrams and some of the world's finest wildlife photographs, this volume will become the standard by which all others are measured. 608 pp.
"Green Illusions" takes aim at assumptions regarding energy and offers refreshingly straight talk about what is wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem. Instead of suspect alternative energies, Ozzie Zehner suggests improved social and political fundamentals: walkable communities, improved consumption, enlightened governance and women’s rights. Original.
"Native Trees of the Midwest" is a definitive guide to identifying trees in Indiana and surrounding states, written by three leading forestry experts. Descriptive text explains how to identify every species in any season, and color photographs show all important characteristics. Original.
The first and most comprehensive step-by-step guide on the subject, the latest edition of "Watchmaking" includes a new section that discusses and illustrates a variety of the author's own watches. The making of the precision timekeeper is described, step by step, and illustrated with line drawings and brief explanatory captions. 462 pp.