Búsqueda de Editorial : CHICAGO U. P.

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  • RECIPES AND EVERYDAY KNOWLEDGE *
    LEONG, ELAINE
    Across early modern Europe, men and women from all ranks gathered medical, culinary, and food preservation recipes from family and friends, experts and practitioners, and a wide array of printed materials. Recipes were tested, assessed, and modified by teams of householders, including masters and servants, husbands and wives, mothers and daughters, and fathers and sons. This mu...
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    44,00 €

  • THE WAY OF COYOTE *
    VAN HORN G.
    Con The Way of Coyote, Gavin Van Horn revela la fantástica diversidad de especies que pueden florecer en paisajes urbanos como Chicago. Eso no quiere decir, sin embargo, que vivir en la ciudad no tenga sus desafíos. Chicago ha sido alterada dramáticamente en un período de tiempo relativamente corto: sus suelos están cubiertos de hormigón, sus humedales drenados y rellenad...
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    40,00 €

  • THE LOST SPECIES *
    KEMP C.
    The tiny, lungless Thorius salamander from southern Mexico, thinner than a match and smaller than a quarter. The lushly white-coated Saki, an arboreal monkey from the Brazilian rainforests. The olinguito, a native of the Andes, which looks part mongoose, part teddy bear. These fantastic species are all new to science at least newly named and identified; but they weren't discove...
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    34,00 €

  • THE WILD CAT BOOK *
    SUNQUIST F.
    From the ancient Egyptian cat goddess, Bastet, to the prophet Muhammad's favorite cat, Muezza, and our contemporary obsession with online cat videos, felines have long held a place of honor in their human counterparts' homes and cultures. But the domestic cat is just one of many feline species, and in The Wild Cat Book cat experts Fiona and Mel Sunquist introduce us to the full...
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    78,00 €

  • THE TRILOBITE BOOK *
    LEVI-SETTI R.
    Distant relatives of modern lobsters, horseshoe crabs, and spiders, trilobites swam the planet's prehistoric seas for 300 million years, from the Lower Cambrian to the end of the Permian eras-and they did so very capably. Trilobite fossils have been unearthed on every continent, with more than 20,000 species identified by science. One of the most arresting animals of our pre-di...
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    75,00 €

  • BONES, CLONES, AND BIOMES: *
    BRUCE D. PATTERSON
    As explorers and scientists have known for decades, the Neotropics harbor a fantastic array of our planet's mammalian diversity, from capybaras and capuchins to maned wolves and mouse opossums, to sloths and sakis. This biological bounty can be attributed partly to the striking diversity of Neotropical landscapes and climates and partly to a series of continental connections th...
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    114,00 €

  • THE AMERICAN BIRD CONSERVANCY GUIDE TO BIRD CONSERVATION *
    LEBBIN, DANIEL J.
    The most authoritative book on bird conservation in the Americas ever published, The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation will be the definitive book on the subject. The Guide presents the first comprehensive classification system and threat analysis for bird habitats in the United States, the most thorough assessment of threats to birds published to date, as we...
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    67,50 €

  • THE MIND OF THE CHIMPANZEE: *
    LONSDORF E.V.
    Understanding the chimpanzee mind is akin to opening a window onto human consciousness. Many of our complex cognitive processes have origins that can be seen in the way that chimpanzees think, learn, and behave. "The Mind of the Chimpanzee" brings together scores of prominent scientists from around the world to share the most recent research into what goes on inside the mind of...
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    103,00 €

  • RODENT SOCIETIES *
    "Rodent Societies" synthesizes and integrates the current state of knowledge about the social behavior of rodents, providing ecological and evolutionary contexts for understanding their societies and highlighting emerging conservation and management strategies to preserve them. It begins with a summary of the evolution, phylogeny, and biogeography of social and nonsocial rodent...
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    103,00 €

  • THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF COSTA RICA *
    SAVAGE J.M.
    World-renowned for its biological diversity and model conservation system, Costa Rica is home to a wide variety of amphibians and reptiles, from the golden toad to the scorpion lizard to the black-headed bushmaster. Jay M. Savage has studied these fascinating creatures for more than forty years, and in "The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica" he provides the most comprehensi...
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    85,50 €

  • WILD CATS OF THE WORLD: *
    SUNQUIST M & F
    El manual más completo y actual sobre las 36 especies de felinos del mundo, producto de más de 10 años de recopilación de información científica y de numerosas experiencias propias de observación de felinos en todo el mundo. Incluye fotografías en color y B/N, tablas y mapas.-------------Did you know that European royalty once used cheetahs to hunt deer, or that caracal...
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    98,50 €

  • A NATURALIST'S GUIDE TO THE TROPICS *
    LAMBERTINI M.
    Every year hundreds of thousands of travelers head for the Tropics to thrill to the raucous call of a howler monkey booming across the emerald cathedral of a rainforest, or to marvel at a brightly colored clown fish gliding fearlessly among the stinging tentacles of a sea anemone on a coral reef. Ranging from South and Central America to Africa, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and the...
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    55,00 €