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Dawn of the Neuron: The Early Struggles to Trace the Origin of Nervous Systems

Dawn of the Neuron: The Early Struggles to Trace the Origin of Nervous Systems

Explains how Darwin's theory of evolution drove generations of zoologists to search for the first evolved nervous systems in simple organisms. 388 pp.

Author:
Anctil, Michel
Publisher:
McGill-Queens Univ Pr
ISBN:
9780773545717
Category:
Science / History
Format:
Hardcover
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$44.95
Encyclopedia of Animals, The: A Complete Visual Guide

Encyclopedia of Animals, The: A Complete Visual Guide

"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.

Author:
McKay, George, et al.
Publisher:
Univ of California Press
ISBN:
9780520244061
Category:
Nature / Animals / General
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$39.95
Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism

Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism

"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.

Author:
Zehner, Ozzie
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
ISBN:
9780803237759
Category:
Technology & Engineering / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Format:
Paper
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$29.95
Native Trees of the Midwest: Identification, Wildlife Values, and Landscaping Use. Second Edition

Native Trees of the Midwest: Identification, Wildlife Values, and Landscaping Use. Second Edition

"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.

Author:
Weeks, Sally S.; Weeks, Harmon P., Jr.; & Parker, George R.
Publisher:
Purdue University Press
ISBN:
9781557535726
Category:
Nature / Plants / Trees
Format:
Paper
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Price:
$45.00
Watchmaking

Watchmaking

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.

Author:
Daniels, George. Illus by David Penny
Publisher:
Philip Wilson Publishers
ISBN:
9780856677045
Category:
Technology & Engineering / Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$85.00
 
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