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This classic textbook is a concise introductory guide to the subject of animal behavior. The book is organized by first building the four-cornered foundations of the subject, then moving higher. In an extremely well-organized progression, the student is lead to an understanding of the essential topics, explained in logical self-contained units. Each chapter ends with suggestions for further reading. In this second edition, the coverage of mechanisms of behavior is much expanded, as is the material on evolution and natural selection. The chapter on development includes much of the new work on learning and memory, especially song-learning in birds. Indeed throughout the book, examples are drawn from recent ground-breaking research. The latest edition of the textbook of choice in animal behaviour Extremely well illustrated and including many classic photos by Niko Tinbergen Uniquely well suited as an introductory text - designed for student use with a clear and logical organization founded on self-contained units

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9780865423909 | 2 sub edition (Blackwell Pub, February 27, 1995), cover price $64.95 | About this edition: This classic textbook is a concise introductory guide to the subject of animal behavior.
9789990098600 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1995), cover price $0.02

Miscellaneous:

9781444313796 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, July 21, 2009), cover price $54.95

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9780865422261 | Blackwell Science Inc, July 1, 1993, cover price $49.95

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9781405103459 | 3 edition (Blackwell Pub, November 14, 2003), cover price $157.65
9780192892874 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 8, 1998, cover price $27.95
9780632042920 | 2 edition (Blackwell Science Inc, November 1, 1996), cover price $78.95
9780865424951 | 2 pap/com edition (Blackwell Science Inc, November 1, 1996), cover price $81.95
9780632034819 | Blackwell Science Inc, January 1, 1993, cover price $49.95
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9781444309232 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 30, 2009), cover price $120.00

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Product Description: With the publication of the international bestseller The Selfish Gene some thirty years ago, Richard Dawkins powerfully captured a newly emerging way of understanding evolution--a gene's eye view. Dawkins went on to publish five more bestselling books, including The Blind Watchmaker and Unweaving the Rainbow...read more
By Alan Grafen (editor) and Mark Ridley (editor)

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9780199214662 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 17, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With the publication of the international bestseller The Selfish Gene some thirty years ago, Richard Dawkins powerfully captured a newly emerging way of understanding evolution--a gene's eye view.

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Product Description: Intent on letting the reader experience the pleasure and intellectual stimulation in reading classic authors, the How to Read series will facilitate and enrich your understanding of texts vital to the canon. Charles Darwin’s permanent legacy is his broad, abstract theories of evolution and natural selection, theories that he tested against an astonishing array of natural history evidence in his writing...read more

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9780393328813 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2006, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Intent on letting the reader experience the pleasure and intellectual stimulation in reading classic authors, the How to Read series will facilitate and enrich your understanding of texts vital to the canon.

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A study of the history of life on Earth explains how microscopic life evolved into large, complex animals and speculates on the various ways in which biotechnology can change our thinking about evolution and complex living organisms. (view table of contents)

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9780743201612 | 1 edition (Free Pr, June 1, 2001), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A study of the history of life on Earth explains how microscopic life evolved into large, complex animals and speculates on the various ways in which biotechnology can change our thinking about evolution and complex living organisms.

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Product Description: The existence of complex life is one of the great mysteries of evolution, for complexity is neither inevitable nor necessary. This book shows how two major biological hurdles had to be overcome to allow living complexity to evolve - gene copying errors and natural selection.

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9780297646341 | Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, December 1, 2000, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The existence of complex life is one of the great mysteries of evolution, for complexity is neither inevitable nor necessary.

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Gathers selections from nine of Darwin's most important books, including writings about coral reefs, the Galapagos Islands, evolution, emotions, and flowers.
By Charles Darwin and Mark Ridley (editor)

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9780393024760, titled "The Darwin Reader" | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Gathers selections from nine of Darwin's most important books, including writings about coral reefs, the Galapagos Islands, evolution, emotions, and flowers

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9780393969672, titled "The Darwin Reader" | 2 sub edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1996), cover price $31.10 | About this edition: Gathers selections from nine of Darwin's most important books, including writings about coral reefs, the Galapagos Islands, evolution, emotions, and flowers.
9780393956733 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1987, cover price $11.25 | also contains An Independent, Colonial Judiciary: A History of the Bombay High Court During the British Raj, 1862-1947 | About this edition: Gathers selections from nine of Darwin's most important books, including writings about coral reefs, the Galapagos Islands, evolution, emotions, and flowers

Product Description: Evolutionary biology draws on all levels and branches of biological science, from molecular biology to ecology to paleontology; it also makes use of such disciplines as economics. This series provides a medium whereby researchers and students can keep abreast of the large amount of research conducted each year in every area...read more

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9780198541998 | Clarendon Pr, December 1, 1987, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Evolutionary biology draws on all levels and branches of biological science, from molecular biology to ecology to paleontology; it also makes use of such disciplines as economics.

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Product Description: This book is designed as a concise introductory guide to animal behaviour. The subject is introduced through thoroughly-described and well-illustrated examples, and will be intelligible even to readers who know only the rudiments of biology...read more

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9780632014163 | Blackwell Science Inc, December 1, 1986, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book is designed as a concise introductory guide to animal behaviour.

Product Description: A new annual publication, Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology presents reviews of new theoretical ideas and frameworks to stimulate discussion and outline progress in evolutionary studies. The book covers the entire field, touching upon all active schools of thought...read more

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9780198541745, titled "Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology, 1985: 1985" | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1986, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: A new annual publication, Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology presents reviews of new theoretical ideas and frameworks to stimulate discussion and outline progress in evolutionary studies.

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Product Description: Ridley identifies the key problems with Darwin's theory and looks at some of the answers that have been offered, giving the rival merits of the different theories. He also shows that recent controversial ideas, said to spell the death of Darwinism, are not as revolutionary as they seem, and that Darwinism is flexible enough to withstand reappraisal and adaptation...read more

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9780192191946 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 1985, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Ridley identifies the key problems with Darwin's theory and looks at some of the answers that have been offered, giving the rival merits of the different theories.
9780192891754 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 1985, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This book sets out to do for evolution what Bertrand Russell's The Problems of Philosophy did for that subject.

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