Infinite Tropics

by Alfred Russel Wallace
Publisher: Verso
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Nature

Culled from his books, articles and letters, this collection comprises Wallaceâe(tm)s best and most important writing.

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by Robert J. Mayhew
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date: 2014-04-28
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Though Robert Malthus has never disappeared, he has been perpetually misunderstood. Robert Mayhew offers at once a major reassessment of Malthus's ideas and an intellectual history of the origins of modern debates about demography, resources, and the environment, giving historical depth to our curre

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AIDS in Asia

by Susan Hunter
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: 2015-06-02
Genre: Political Science

AIDS in Asia provides a thorough introduction to the social and economic issues surrounding the AIDS epidemic in Asia including: * Geographic obstacles to health care * Gender inequality and human trafficking * Political turmoil and poor leadership * Asia's role in the sex and drug trade * Economic

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The Valley of Secrets

by Charmian Hussey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2006-06-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When strange events occur in his newly inherited manor house in Cornwall, England, Stephen, using clues found in his uncle's travel journal, investigates the mystery of his family history.

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Life on Earth A G

by Niles Eldredge
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Biodiversity

An examination of nature's extraordinary biological diversity and the human activities that threaten it. * 200+ A–Z detailed entries on Earth's ecosystems, major groups of organisms, threats to biodiversity, and academic disciplines related to the study of biodiversity * Contributions from 50 reco

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Human Adaptability Student Economy Edition

by Emilio Moran
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2018-10-03
Genre: Social Science

This book focuses on mechanisms of human adaptability. It integrates findings from ecology, physiology, social anthropology, and geography around a set of problems or constraints posed by human habitats.

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by Michael Ruse
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Science

An introduction to evolutionary biology, with sixteen essays about the history and philosophy of the field, related empirical and theoretical questions about topics such as speciation, adaptation, and development, and articles on important figures, social and political issues, and related religious

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The Annotated Origin

by Darwin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Presents Darwin's masterwork on evolution with extensive annotations by an experienced field biologist.

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Dispelling the Darkness

by John Van Wyhe
Publisher: World Scientific
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The facts of variability, of the struggle for existence, of adaptation to conditions, were notorious enough; but none of us had suspected that the road to the heart of the species problem lay through them, until Darwin and Wallace dispelled the darkness.T H Huxley (1887). Darwin is one of the most f

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