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  • A Manual of Acarology, Third Edition

    By G.W. Krantz

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780896726208
    • Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
    • Published: April 2009
    In the thirty years since the last edition of this indispensable reference work was published, acarologists have discovered a multitude of new taxa, made major modifications in classification of acarines, and profoundly altered their understanding of the Acari. Now the completely revised and updated third edition is available to researchers, teachers, students, and plant and animal scientists wishing to explore the complex and often astonishing world of mites.
  • A Physician's Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine

    By Margaret M. Stark

    Our Price: $179.99
    • ISBN-13: 9781468496192
    • Publisher: Humana Press
    In A Physicians Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine, Margaret Stark and a team of authoritative experts offer a timely survey of the fundamental principles and latest developments in clinical forensic medicine. Topics range from injury interpretation to sexual assault examination, from nonaccidental injury in children to crowd control agents. Also included are extensive discussions of the care of detainees, the management of substance misuse detainees in police custody, the causes and prevention of deaths in custody, and the fundamentals of traffic medicine. In the absence of international standards of training, the authors also address the basic issues of consent, confidentiality, note-keeping, court reporting, and attendance in court. Comprehensive and authoritative, A Physicians Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine offers forensic specialists and allied professionals a reliable, up-to-date guide to proven practices and procedures for every variety of police inquiry requiring clinical forensic investigation. Physician working as forensic specialists, including police surgeons, medical examiners, accident and emergency physicians, pediatricians involved in child protection, gynecologists involved in sexual assault cases, and forensic nurses.
  • A Taste for Gardening: Classed and Gendered Practices

    By Lisa Taylor

    Our Price: $165.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780754672210
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: August 2008
  • Adaptive Knowing: Epistemology from a Realistic Standpoint

    By J. K. Feibleman

    Our Price: $169.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789024718900
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: March 1977
  • Advances in Agronomy

    By Donald L. Sparks

    Our Price: $193.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780120007585
    • Publisher: Academic Press
    • Published: October 1996
  • Advances in Pig Welfare

    By Marek Spinka

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780081010129
    • Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
  • Advances in the Study of Behavior: Stress and Behavior

    Our Price: $165.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780120045273
    • Publisher: Academic Press
    • Published: May 1998
  • All Apes Great and Small: Volume 1: African Apes

    By Birute M. F. Galdikas

    Our Price: $199.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780306467578
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: March 2002
    Galdikas, president of the Orangutan Foundation International in Los Angeles, Jane Goodall, and other renowned researchers in the field present 21 contributions by primatologists, ethologists, and anthropologists organized by six themes: evolution issues, chimpanzees, gorillas, comparative physiological bases for behavior and aging, and African apes at risk (e.g., by the bushmeat trade). The final selection by scholars from Princeton University's Center for Human Values provocatively asks: who is a person? This first in a two-volume set includes photos, data tables, and graphs. Many of these papers were presented at the Third International Great Apes of the World Conference (1998). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Alphonse Merrheim: The Emergence of Reformism in Revolutionary Syndicalism, 1871 1925

    By N. Papayanis

    Our Price: $159.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789024732241
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: October 1986
  • Alvin Plantinga

    By H. Tomberlin

    Our Price: $169.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789027721068
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: June 1985
  • American Beetles

    By Ross H. Arnett

    Our Price: $165.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780849319259
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: December 2000
    Prepared as a replacement for the out-of-print classic The Beetles of the United States , this guide for professional and amateur coleopterists, entomologists, and naturalists is being printed in two volumes. The first includes introductory material as well as family treatments for the Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, and Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia. The remainder of the Polyphaga and the keys to families will appear in Volume 2. It is intended as a tool for the identification of adult beetles to family and genus with the aid of many b&w illustrations, keys, descriptions, and references to sources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Amorphous Polymers and Non-Newtonian Fluids (The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications)

    By Constantine Dafermos

    Our Price: $169.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780387965567
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: July 1987
    The Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications was established by a grant from the National Science Foundation to the University of Minnesota in 1982. The IMA seeks to encourage the development and study of fresh mathematical concepts and questions of concern to the other sciences by bringing together mathematicians and scientists from diverse fields in an atmosphere that will stimulate discussion and collaboration. The IMA Volumes are intended to involve the broader scientific community in this process.
  • An Illustrated Guide to Pruning

    By Edward F. Gilman

    Our Price: $199.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781111307301
    • Publisher: Cengage Learning
    • Published: August 2011
    Well written and easy to understand, An ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PRUNING, Third Edition is a must-have for anyone interested in the pruning and maintenance of trees. Filled with updated illustrations, photographs, and examples, this completely updated guide is designed to help readers understand and implement the appropriate pruning practices that are vital to developing sustainable structure in the first 25 years of a tree's life. Coverage includes a variety of information about the challenges associated with pruning such as disease prevention, root pruning, mature tree pruning, and restoration following storms. With its simple tables, lists, and strategies, this book is an appealing resource for horticulture, landscape and tree associations and industries and is a natural addition for botanic garden and arboreta bookstores.
  • Ancient Logic and Its Modern Interpretations

    By J. Corcoran

    Our Price: $179.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789027703958
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: March 1974

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