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Natural histories

Keith Carter

Natural histories

Keith Carter ; Art Museum of Southeast Texas, November 10, 2000-February 18, 2001

by Keith Carter

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Published by The Museum .
Written in English

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  • Carter, Keith,
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    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12152806M
    ISBN 101884192041
    ISBN 109781884192043
    OCLC/WorldCa46569113

    Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: : American Museum Of Natural History, Tom Baione: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(43). Natural Histories, for which she won the Ribera del Duero Short Fiction Award, and her novel The Body Where I was Born (Seven Stories Press, ) are her first books to be published in English. Nettel lives in Mexico City.

      The exhibition took inspiration from the AMNH’s book of the same name, and has been followed this year by another book focusing on stunning avian illustrations called Natural Histories Author: Allison Meier. About this book. Accompanying Radio 4's landmark six-month-long series presented by Brett Westwood, Natural Histories explores 25 unexpected species that have changed the way we see the world. From cockroaches to coral, and from mammoths to meteorites, their stories are extraordinary and eye-opening: What happened when a pipe-smoking, gin-drinking monkey .

    Eleven original essays of "natural history" range in focus from nuptial poetry of insult among Wolof griots to case-based teaching methods in first-year law-school classrooms. Stage by stage, they give an idea of the cultural processes of "entextualization" and "contextualization" of discourse that they so richly illustrate. Bookstores specializing in Natural History. Looking for natural history books? hosts over of the finest online book stores and booksellers, including specialists in natural history. Use the list below to locate a specific specialist bookseller or book store near you.


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Natural histories by Keith Carter Download PDF EPUB FB2

For the first time, Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific tomes from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines, from anthropology to zoology, enhance and discuss each rare work's unique qualities and /5(41).

Natural Histories is a natural sciences book combined with a history one. In each chapter the authors share the history of a type of animal or plant and human relationships with them. Depending on the chapter, they cover stone age humans, ancient civilisations like Greece and Egypt, Victorian early science and Natural histories book films/5.

Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of these seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific works. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of disciplines enhance each rare tome's unique qualities and scientific contribution, and three to four illustrations accompany each : Sterling Signature.

The American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection contains some of the most extraordinary, vivid images from the natural world—and this beautiful gift box is perfect for any nature enthusiast/5(20). “One that stood out for me in particular among these very good books is Natural Histories by Guadalupe Nettel, translated by J.

Lichtenstein. Nettel is a wonderful Mexican writer, and each of the stories in this slim collection, published by Seven Stories, takes a wry philosophical look at the relationship between people and the creatures they live with – whether a pair of pet.

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Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines, 5/5(5). Natural history by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), Publication date Topics Natural history Publisher London: W. Heinemann Collection This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. Pages: Contact Us Natural History Books Keokuk Street Iowa City, IA Voice: () Fax: () [email protected]   The works featured in NATURAL HISTORIES span from the 16th century to the early 20th century, with scientific disciplines ranging from anthropology to astronomy to zoology.

The edition is packaged. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book by English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White. It was first published in by his brother Benjamin. It has been continuously in print since then, with nearly editions up to Author: Gilbert White.

Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and writer, is author of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unrivaled compendium of Roman knowledge. The contents of the books are as follows. Buy Natural Histories: 25 Extraordinary Species That Have Changed our World First Edition by Westwood, Brett, Moss, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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US$ US$ Grief is the Thing with Feathers. Natural Histories is the winner of the 3rd Ribera del Duero International Award for Short Narratives, an important Spanish literature prize. About Natural Histories Siamese fighting fish, cockroaches, cats, a snake, and a strange fungus all serve here as mirrors that reflect the unconfessable aspects of human nature buried within us.Inspirational and beautifully persuasive, this book will transform the way you think of nature.

Presenting natural wonders to observe within a mile from your doorstep, Every Day Nature shows how anyone – regardless of where they live – can build and enjoy a deep, rewarding relationship with the natural world, one day at a time.

Natural Histories Comedy. Humorous perspectives on life from the plants and animals in the series. 10 things we got wrong about dinosaurs. Dinosaur myths, misconceptions and .