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Product Description: The cockroach is truly an evolutionary wonder. This definitive volume provides a complete overview of suborder Blattaria, highlighting the diversity of these amazing insects in their natural environments. Beginning with a foreword by Edward O...read more

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9780801886164 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, June 26, 2007, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The cockroach is truly an evolutionary wonder.

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9781421421148 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 7, 2016), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: The cockroach is truly an evolutionary wonder.

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Product Description: In its modern usage, the term "consilience" was first established by Edward O. Wilson in his 1998 book, Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge. Wilson's original thesis contained two parts: that nature forms a unitary order of causal forces, hierarchically organized, and that scientific knowledge, because it delineates nature, also forms a unitary order, promising consensus among diverse fields...read more
By Edward O. Wilson (editor)

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9780190231217 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In its modern usage, the term "consilience" was first established by Edward O.

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Product Description: Diese von den beiden weltberühmten Experten geschriebene, reich illustrierte Naturgeschichte führt in die faszinierende Welt der Ameisen. Sie erfahren von der Artenvielfalt, von typischen Verhaltensweisen, von der effektiven Zusammenarbeit und den Verständigungsmöglichkeiten innerhalb der Kolonien und von den perfekt geplanten kämpferischen Auseinandersetzungen mit anderen Völkern...read more

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9783662484067 | 3 edition (Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Gmbh, October 30, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Diese von den beiden weltberühmten Experten geschriebene, reich illustrierte Naturgeschichte führt in die faszinierende Welt der Ameisen.

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Product Description: The science of aquaculture advanced considerably in the 1980s, its application being an important factor in the agricultural economies of many countries. This book reviews the subject of fish nutrition, one of the key aspects of aquacultural systems...read more

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9780521341509, titled "Nutrition of Pond Fishes" | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1988, cover price $94.95 | also contains Nutrition of Pond Fishes | About this edition: The science of aquaculture advanced considerably in the 1980s, its application being an important factor in the agricultural economies of many countries.

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Product Description: National Book Award Finalist. How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny in the universe? Where are we going, and perhaps, the most difficult question of all, "Why?" In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most philosophical work to date, Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O...read more

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9780871401007 | Liveright Pub Corp, October 6, 2014, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: National Book Award Finalist.

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9781631491146 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, September 7, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: National Book Award Finalist.

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Product Description: Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O. Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation. Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, young and old. Reflecting on his coming-of-age in the South as a Boy Scout and a lover of ants and butterflies, Wilson threads these twenty-one letters, each richly illustrated, with autobiographical anecdotes that illuminate his career―both his successes and his failures―and his motivations for becoming a biologist...read more

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9780871403773 | 1 edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 15, 2013), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O.

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9780871403858 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 7, 2014), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O.

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Product Description: Southern Wonder explores Alabama’s amazing biological diversity, the reasons for the large number of species in the state, and the importance of their preservation. Alabama ranks fifth in the nation in number of species of plants and animals found in the state, surpassed only by the much larger western states of California,Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico...read more
By Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780817318024 | Univ of Alabama Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Southern Wonder explores Alabama’s amazing biological diversity, the reasons for the large number of species in the state, and the importance of their preservation.

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9780817357504 | Univ of Alabama Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Southern Wonder explores Alabama’s amazing biological diversity, the reasons for the large number of species in the state, and the importance of their preservation.

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Product Description: New York Times Bestseller From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O. Wilson's legendary career. Sparking vigorous debate in the sciences, The Social Conquest of Earth upends “the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family first” (Discover)...read more

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9780871404138 | 1 edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 9, 2012), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O.

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9780871403636 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 15, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: New York Times Bestseller From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O.

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Product Description: ¿De dónde venimos? ¿Qué somos? ¿Adónde vamos? En una obra apasionante que culmina el trabajo de toda una vida, Edward O. Wilson plantea estas tres cuestiones fundamentales y demuestra que la religión, la filosofía y la reflexión no pueden dar respuestas por sí solas, y que la única forma realista de resolver el enigma de n...read more

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9788499921518, titled "La conquista social de la tierra / The Social Conquest of Earth: ¿De dónde venimos? ¿Qué somos? ¿Adónde vamos? / Where Did We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?" | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, October 4, 2012), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: ¿De dónde venimos?

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Product Description: Spanning evolutionary science from its inception to its latest findings, from discoveries and data to philosophy and history, this book is the most complete, authoritative, and inviting one-volume introduction to evolutionary biology available...read more
By Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780674062214 | Belknap Pr, November 30, 2011, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Spanning evolutionary science from its inception to its latest findings, from discoveries and data to philosophy and history, this book is the most complete, authoritative, and inviting one-volume introduction to evolutionary biology available.

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Product Description: "A superb blend of lyrical description, sweeping historical writing, lucid scientific explanation, and dire warnings. . . . The most important scientific book of the year." ― Boston Globe In this book a master scientist tells the story of how life on earth evolved...read more

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9780674212985 | Belknap Pr, October 1, 1992, cover price $31.50 | About this edition: Traces the processes that produce new species, explains the importance of biodiversity, and recommends steps to help preserve diversity and improve the general quality of life

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9780393989809 | Revised edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2000), cover price $25.60 | About this edition: "A superb blend of lyrical description, sweeping historical writing, lucid scientific explanation, and dire warnings.
9780393310474 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1993), cover price $14.95 | also contains Hard Latitudes | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist and author reveals the diversity of life on the planet and the threat humankind poses to Earth's rich variety of ecosystems and their inhabitants.

Product Description: The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks). Called “one of the greatest men alive” by The Times of London, E. O. Wilson proposes an historic partnership between scientists and religious leaders to preserve Earth’s rapidly vanishing biodiversity...read more

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9780393062175 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 2006, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: ' Like Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, this is a book about the fate of the earth and the survival of our planet.

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9781439559017 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 8, 2008), cover price $22.95 | also contains The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth | About this edition: The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).

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Product Description: First, there is a soft rustle in the underbrush, then a low-slung, utterly bizarre-looking insectivore dashes in front of Eladio Fernández. With a reflexive click of digital shutter, he's captured the reclusive (Solenodon paradoxus--a living fossil...read more

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9780674026285 | Bilingual edition (Belknap Pr, October 30, 2007), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: First, there is a soft rustle in the underbrush, then a low-slung, utterly bizarre-looking insectivore dashes in front of Eladio Fernández.

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Product Description: Asked to name an insect society, most of us--whether casual or professional students of nature--quickly point to one of the so-called eusocial marvels: the ant colony, the beehive, the termite mound, the wasp nest. Each is awe-inspiring in its division of labor--collective defense, foraging, and nestbuilding...read more
By James T. Costa, Bert Holldobler (foreword by) and Edward O. Wilson (contributor)

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9780674021631 | Belknap Pr, September 30, 2006, cover price $82.50 | About this edition: Asked to name an insect society, most of us--whether casual or professional students of nature--quickly point to one of the so-called eusocial marvels: the ant colony, the beehive, the termite mound, the wasp nest.

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The author, a professor of entomology at Harvard, looks back on his life, education, and career, and discusses his work.

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9781559632881 | Shearwater Books, October 1, 1994, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: The author, a professor of entomology at Harvard, looks back on his life, education, and career, and discusses his work

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9781597260886 | Island Pr, April 24, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The author, a professor of entomology at Harvard, looks back on his life, education, and career, and discusses his work.
9780446671996 | Grand Central Pub, December 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author, a professor of entomology at Harvard, looks back on his life, education, and career, and discusses his work

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Product Description: Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson is one of the leading biologists and philosophical thinkers of our time. In this compelling collection, Wilson's observations range from the tiny glands of ants to the nature of the living universe...read more

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9780801883293 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 15, 2006, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O.

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Product Description: In recent years, articles in major periodicals from the New York Times Magazine to the Times Literary Supplement have heralded the arrival of a new school of literary studies that promises-or threatens-to profoundly shift the current paradigm...read more
By Jonathan Gottschall (editor), David Sloan Wilson (editor) and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780810122864 | Northwestern Univ Pr, January 31, 2006, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: In recent years, articles in major periodicals from the New York Times Magazine to the Times Literary Supplement have heralded the arrival of a new school of literary studies that promises-or threatens-to profoundly shift the current paradigm.

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9780810122871 | Northwestern Univ Pr, December 26, 2005, cover price $29.95

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A gift collection of Darwin's four seminal works, introduced and edited by a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvard professor, includes Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle, The Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, and The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals, in a volume complemented by an index that links Darwinian evolutionary concepts to contemporary biological beliefs. 40,000 first printing.

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9780393061345 | Slp edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 2005), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Collects Darwin's four seminal works in a slipcase, introduced and edited by a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvard professor, and includes an index that links Darwinian evolutionary concepts to contemporary biological beliefs.

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The groundbreaking survey of the state of our planet that was first published in 1984 has been brought up-to-date to provide a further generation of readers with information to face the environmental challenges of the new millennium.
By Jennifer Kent (editor), Norman Myers (editor) and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780520238794 | Revised edition (Univ of California Pr, October 31, 2005), cover price $48.95 | About this edition: The groundbreaking survey of the state of our planet that was first published in 1984 has been brought up-to-date to provide a further generation of readers with information to face the environmental challenges of the new millennium.

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Product Description: Long considered one of the most provocative and demanding major works on human sociobiology, Genes, Mind, and Culture introduces the concept of gene-culture coevolution. It has been out of print for several years, and in this volume Lumsden and Wilson provide a much needed facsimile edition of their original work, together with a major review of progress in the discipline during the ensuing quarter century...read more

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9789812562746 | 25 anv edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, September 30, 2005), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Long considered one of the most provocative and demanding major works on human sociobiology, Genes, Mind, and Culture introduces the concept of gene-culture coevolution.
9780674344754 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 1, 1981, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Analyzes the reciprocative relationship between genes in individuals and the production of culture and shows how predictions about genetic evolution within a cultural pattern can be made

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Shares the discovery stories of some of Harvard University's rarest natural history specimens, recounting the origins of such items as Nabokov's butterflies, George Washington's pheasants, a sand dollar collected by Darwin during his Beagle voyage, and the only stuffed bird remaining from the Lewis and Clark expedition. 25,000 first printing.
By Nancy Pick, Mark Sloan (photographer) and Edward O. Wilson (introduced by)

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9780060537180 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2004, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Shares the discovery stories of some of Harvard University's rarest natural history specimens, recounting the origins of such items as Nabokov's butterflies, George Washington's pheasants, a sand dollar collected by Darwin during his Beagle voyage, and the only stuffed bird remaining from the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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Product Description: In his new preface E. O. Wilson reflects on how he came to write this book: how The Insect Societies led him to write Sociobiology, and how the political and religious uproar that engulfed that book persuaded him to write another book that would better explain the relevance of biology to the understanding of human behavior...read more

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9780674634411 | Harvard Univ Pr, September 1, 1978, cover price $35.50 | About this edition: Challenges perpetuated misconceptions about the nature-nurture controversy by examining hereditary biological controls on human behavior and the possibility of sociobiological limitations on human destiny

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9780674016385 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 18, 2004, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In his new preface E.
9780674634428 | Harvard Univ Pr, August 1, 1988, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Challenges perpetuated misconceptions about the nature-nurture controversy by examining hereditary biological controls on human behavior and the possibility of sociobiological limitations on human destiny
9780553262155 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, April 1, 1986), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Challenges perpetuated misconceptions about the nature-nurture controversy by examining hereditary biological controls on human behavior and the possibility of sociobiological limitations on human destiny

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