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Great Apes and Humans

(Available August 5, 2014)
Great Apes and Humans
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623588
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: Trade Paperback, 388 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
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The Extermination of the American Bison
The Extermination of the American Bison
Written by William Temple Hornaday, Foreword by John Mack Faragher, Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623571
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The Extermination of the American Bison

Written by William Temple Hornaday
Foreword by John Mack Faragher
Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $29.95

When William Temple Hornaday wrote this text for the Smithsonian Institution in 1889, the thirty million buffalo that had once roamed North America had been reduced to a few hundred. Alarmed by this decimation, Hornaday--a hunter, zoologist, writer, and the Smithsonian's chief taxidermist--set out for Montana to collect specimens for preservation... Read more >
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Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba

Edited by Rodolfo Claro, Kenyon C. Lindeman and Lynne R. Parenti


Format: eBook, 253 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $49.95

Situated at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba's coastal waters are home to one of the most diverse fish faunas in the Western Hemisphere. However, until now, information in English about Cuban marine fishes and their habitats has been limited. This comprehensive... Read more >
Wild Connection
Wild Connection
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149468
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.95

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Genetics in the Wild

Written by John C. Avise


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $24.95

Award-winning geneticist John C. Avise guides this delightful voyage around the planet in search of answers to nature's mysteries. He demonstrates how scientists directly examine DNA to address long-standing questions about wild animals, plants, and microbes. Through dozens of stories that span the world, nature emerges as a realm where truth... Read more >
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: eBook, 388 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Parasite Biodiversity

Written by Robert Poulin and Serge Morand


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $59.95

This comprehensive, groundbreaking book on the biodiversity of parasites offers a clear and accessible explanation of how parasite biodiversity provides insight into the history and biogeography of other organisms, the structure of ecosystems, and the processes that lead to the diversification of life. Read more >
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Mental Biology
Mental Biology
Written by W.R. Klemm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149444
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Mental Biology
The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
Written by W.R. Klemm


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

A leading neuroscientist offers the latest research and many new ideas on the connections between brain circuitry and conscious experience.

How the mysterious three-pound organ in our heads creates the rich array of human mental experience, including the sense of self and consciousness, is one of the great challenges of 21st-century science... Read more >
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Mental Biology
The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
Written by W.R. Klemm


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $11.99

A leading neuroscientist offers the latest research and many new ideas on the connections between brain circuitry and conscious experience.

How the mysterious three-pound organ in our heads creates the rich array of human mental experience, including the sense of self and consciousness, is one of the great challenges of 21st-century science... Read more >
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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
Written by David Allen Sibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957900
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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

Written by David Allen Sibley


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $40.00

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding
The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert... Read more >
A Chance for Lasting Survival
A Chance for Lasting Survival
Written by Pan Wenshi, Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun, Translated by Richard B. Harris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623175
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: Hardcover, 370 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: eBook, 460 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148801
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $50.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148818
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $25.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530828
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $28.95

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

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“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Illustrated by Bryony Anderson
Foreword by Tim Flannery


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623212
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992960
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $28.00

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644378
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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Monitoring Biodiversity
Lessons from a Trans-Andean Megaproject
Edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier and Grace P. Servat


Format: eBook, 429 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2014
Price: $49.95

The book compiles case studies regarding the biodiversity research and monitoring program of Andean species and habitats carefully chosen as indicators to assess the short- and long-term effects of a linear disturbance: the PERU LNG pipeline. Set in a scientifically unexplored region of the Andes, Monitoring Biodiversity clearly articulates the Smithsonian-led... Read more >
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Monitoring Biodiversity
Monitoring Biodiversity
Edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier and Grace P. Servat
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623205
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Monitoring Biodiversity
Lessons from a Trans-Andean Megaproject
Edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier and Grace P. Servat


Format: Hardcover, 488 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $49.95

The book compiles case studies regarding the biodiversity research and monitoring program of Andean species and habitats carefully chosen as indicators to assess the short- and long-term effects of a linear disturbance: the PERU LNG pipeline. Set in a scientifically unexplored region of the Andes, Monitoring Biodiversity clearly articulates the Smithsonian-led... Read more >
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Super Brain
Super Brain
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi and Deepak Chopra
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307956835
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Super Brain
Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi and Deepak Chopra


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.00

A manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth. The authors are two pioneers: bestselling author and physician Deepak Chopra and Harvard Medical School professor Rudolph E. Tanzi, one of the... Read more >
Friendfluence
Friendfluence
Written by Carlin Flora
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946959
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Friendfluence
The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are
Written by Carlin Flora


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

Just as the role of friends is expanding in our culture, Friendfluence explores their powerful and often under-appreciated influence on our personalities, habits, physical health, and even our chances of success in life. In this fascinating book, packed with the latest research findings, Carlin Flora traces friendship from its evolutionary roots...

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