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Product Description: Earth has been witness to mammoths and dinosaurs, global ice ages, continents colliding or splitting apart, and comets and asteroids crashing catastrophically to the surface, as well as the birth of humans who are curious to understand it...read more

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9780226203935 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 15, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Earth has been witness to mammoths and dinosaurs, global ice ages, continents colliding or splitting apart, and comets and asteroids crashing catastrophically to the surface, as well as the birth of humans who are curious to understand it.
9780321021045, titled "Personal Financial Planning" | Addison-Wesley, October 1, 1997, cover price $69.89 | also contains Personal Financial Planning | About this edition: Addison Wesley Longman is proud to present Personal Financial Planning, a modern text that takes readers who have little or no knowledge of money and money management to a level where they are sophisticated and knowledgeable consumers.

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9780226421971 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 3, 2016), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Earth has been witness to mammoths and dinosaurs, global ice ages, continents colliding or splitting apart, and comets and asteroids crashing catastrophically to the surface, as well as the birth of humans who are curious to understand it.

Clarence Glacken wrote one of the most important books on environmental issues published in the twentieth century. His magnum opus, Traces on the Rhodian Shore, first published in 1976, details the ways in which perceptions of the natural environment have profoundly influenced human enterprise over the centuries while, conversely, permitting humans to radically alter the Earth. Although Glacken did not publish a comparable book before his death in 1989, he did write a follow-up collection of essays―lost works now compiled at last in Genealogies of Environmental Thought. This new volume comprises all of Glacken's unpublished writings to follow Traces and covers a broad temporal and geographic canvas, spanning the globe from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. Each essay offers a brief intellectual biography of an important environmental thinker and addresses questions such as how many people the Earth can hold, what resources can sustain such populations, and where land for growth is located. This collection―carefully edited and annotated, and organized chronologically―will prove both a classic text and a springboard for further discussions on the history of environmental thought.
By Michael Watts (contributor)

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9780813939070 | Univ of Virginia Pr, September 2, 2016, cover price $75.00

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9780813939087 | Univ of Virginia Pr, September 2, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Clarence Glacken wrote one of the most important books on environmental issues published in the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Personal genomics services such as 23andMe and Ancestry.com now offer what once was science fiction: the ability to sequence and analyze an individual’s entire genetic code—promising, in some cases, facts about that individual’s ancestry that may have remained otherwise lost...read more

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9780226347325 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 27, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Personal genomics services such as 23andMe and Ancestry.

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Product Description: Tales of the intrepid early naturalists who set sail on dangerous voyages of discovery in the vast, unknown Pacific On the great Pacific discovery expeditions of the “long eighteenth century,” naturalists for the first time were commonly found aboard ships sailing forth from European ports...read more

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9780300180732 | Yale Univ Pr, October 22, 2013, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: On the great Pacific discovery expeditions of the “long eighteenth century,” naturalists for the first time were commonly found aboard ships sailing forth from European ports.

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9780300205404 | Yale Univ Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Tales of the intrepid early naturalists who set sail on dangerous voyages of discovery in the vast, unknown Pacific On the great Pacific discovery expeditions of the “long eighteenth century,” naturalists for the first time were commonly found aboard ships sailing forth from European ports.

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Product Description: Natural history, the deliberate observation of the environment, is arguably the oldest science. From purely practical beginnings as a way of finding food and shelter, natural history evolved into the holistic, systematic study of plants, animals, and the landscape...read more

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9780520273764 | Univ of California Pr, December 31, 2012, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Natural history, the deliberate observation of the environment, is arguably the oldest science.

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Product Description: From Plato to Einstein, via Copernicus and Darwin, this fascinating text shows how science came to be such a dominating and important aspect of modern culture. Presented as a lively and highly readable narrative, it provides a rich historicalsurvey of the major developments in scientific thought, from the Ancient Greeks to the twentieth century...read more

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9780230019430 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2011, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: From Plato to Einstein, via Copernicus and Darwin, this fascinating text shows how science came to be such a dominating and important aspect of modern culture.

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Product Description: When and where did science begin? Historians have offered different answers to these questions, some pointing to Babylonian observational astronomy, some to the speculations of natural philosophers of ancient Greece. Others have opted for early modern Europe, which saw the triumph of Copernicanism and the birth of experimental science, while yet another view is that the appearance of science was postponed until the nineteenth century...read more
By Michael H. Shank (editor)

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9780226317816 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: When and where did science begin?

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9780226317830 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 2011, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: When and where did science begin?

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Product Description: A highly readable historical survey of the major developments in scientific thought and the impact of science on Western culture, this book takes the reader from ancient times through to the twentieth century. Organized chronologically, the book explores the history of studies of the natural world, and man's role within that world, in a single volume...read more

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9780230019423 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2011), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: A highly readable historical survey of the major developments in scientific thought and the impact of science on Western culture, this book takes the reader from ancient times through to the twentieth century.

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Product Description: A rare and beautiful selection of works handpicked from the vast archives of London's Natural History Museum. "The book's greatest contribution is to showcase the work of the artists who, usually under very difficult circumstances, so brilliantly served science and opened Western eyes to new worlds...read more
By David Bellamy (introduced by) and Tony Rice

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9781554074143 | Firefly Books Ltd, September 12, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A rare and beautiful selection of works handpicked from the vast archives of London's Natural History Museum.
9780565092306 | British Museum of Natural, August 1, 2008, cover price $32.90 | also contains Voyages of Discovery: A Visual Celebration of Ten of the Greatest Natural History Expeditions | About this edition: Voyages of Discovery: A Visual Celebration of Ten of the Greatest Natural History Expeditions

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Product Description: We humans share Earth with 1.4 million known species and millions more species that are still unrecorded. Yet we know surprisingly little about the practical work that produced the vast inventory we have to date of our fellow creatures...read more

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9780691125398 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 17, 2006, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: We humans share Earth with 1.

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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: Since emerging as a discipline in the middle of the eighteenth century, natural history has been at the heart of the life sciences. It gave rise to the major organizing theory of life--evolution--and continues to be a vital science with impressive practical value...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780801863899 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Since emerging as a discipline in the middle of the eighteenth century, natural history has been at the heart of the life sciences.

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9780801863905 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, June 15, 2000, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Since emerging as a discipline in the middle of the eighteenth century, natural history has been at the heart of the life sciences.

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Recalling three centuries of natural history exploration, this well-documented retrospective of a fascinating history features more than three hundred works of art, including maps and rare drawings, as well as the action-filled stories of Captain Cook, Charles Darwin, and many others. (view table of contents)

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9780609605363 | 1 amer ed edition (Clarkson Potter, October 1, 1999), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Recalls three centuries of natural history exploration, and includes maps and rare drawings, as well as the stories of Captain Cook, Charles Darwin, and other explorers

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Product Description: This book is a comparative history of the development of ideas about nature, particularly of the importance of native nature in the Anglo settler countries of the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It examines the development of natural history, settlers' adaptations to the end of expansion, scientists' shift from natural history to ecology, and the rise of environmentalism...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521651738 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $94.99 | About this edition: This book is a comparative history of the development of ideas about nature, particularly of the importance of native nature in the Anglo settler countries of the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

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9780521657006 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This book is a comparative history of the development of ideas about nature, particularly of the importance of native nature in the Anglo settler countries of the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Product Description: Addison Wesley Longman is proud to present Personal Financial Planning, a modern text that takes readers who have little or no knowledge of money and money management to a level where they are sophisticated and knowledgeable consumers...read more

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9780321021045 | Addison-Wesley, October 1, 1997, cover price $69.89 | also contains Earth's Deep History: How It Was Discovered and Why It Matters | About this edition: Addison Wesley Longman is proud to present Personal Financial Planning, a modern text that takes readers who have little or no knowledge of money and money management to a level where they are sophisticated and knowledgeable consumers.

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Product Description: This lavishly illustrated volume is the first systematic general work to do justice to the fruits of recent scholarship in the history of natural history. Public interest in this lively field has been stimulated by environmental concerns and through links with the histories of art, collecting and gardening...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nicholas Jardine (editor), James A. Secord (editor) and E. C. Spary (editor)

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9780521453943 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1996, cover price $93.99 | About this edition: This lavishly illustrated volume is the first systematic general work to do justice to the fruits of recent scholarship in the history of natural history.

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9780521558945, titled "Cultures of Natural History" | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This lavishly illustrated volume is the first systematic general work to do justice to the fruits of recent scholarship in the history of natural history.

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Product Description: Dov Ospovat's book, originally published in 1981, has become generally accepted as one of the most influential books about Darwin published in recent years. Ospovat examines the period of 1838-1859, two decades preceding the publication of On the Origin of Species, in detail and shows that Darwin's views changed quite radically from initially believing that animals and plants were perfectly adapted to their environments, and that evolution only occurred when the environment changed, to believing that living things were not perfectly adapted, were in constant competition with each other, and hence were continually evolving...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521238182 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1981, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: Dov Ospovat's book, originally published in 1981, has become generally accepted as one of the most influential books about Darwin published in recent years.

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9780521469401, titled "The Development of Darwin's Theory: Natural History, Natural Theology, and Natural Selection, 1838-1859" | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1995), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Dov Ospovat's book, originally published in 1981, has become generally accepted as one of the most influential books about Darwin published in recent years.

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Product Description: Ancient Natural History surveys the ways in which people in the ancient world thought about nature. The writings of Aristotle, Theophrastus, Strabo, Pliny are examined, as well as the popular beliefs of their contemporaries. Roger French finds that the same natural-historical material was used to serve the purposes of both the Greek philosopher and the Christian allegorist, or of a taxonomist like Theophrastus and a collector of curiosa like Pliny...read more

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9780415088800 | Routledge, December 1, 1994, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Ancient Natural History surveys the ways in which people in the ancient world thought about nature.

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9780415115452 | Routledge, November 1, 1994, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Ancient Natural History surveys the ways in which people in the ancient world thought about nature.

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9780520058309 | Rev upd edition (Univ of California Pr, November 1, 1988), cover price $55.00

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Product Description: This scholarly and conscientious book makes an important . . . contribution to the study and interpretation of Buffon, and so, too, to the Enlightenment generally. What Lyon and Sloan have done is present English texts under four headings, so that we have successively: a selection from Buffon's writings prior to the first (1749) volumes of his Histoire naturelle; pieces from these first volumes of 1749; immediate responses by the earliest critics, writing about the 1749 texts, and finally Hérault de Séchelles' essay on Buffon, Voyage a Montbard...read more

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9780268009557 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, June 1, 1981, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: This scholarly and conscientious book makes an important .

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