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Genetics and the Races of Man: An Introduction to Modern Physical Anthropology

Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1952. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good , No Dust Jacket. Red cloth boards, edges, corners and spine cover are all as issued. Interior free from any markings or tears. All pages are white and clean. Binding and hinges are perfect. Not ex-lib copy. 453 pp including index. Synopsis: the author presents the relatively new departure of basing anthropology on genetics instead of on the older system of bone measurements and skull conformation. The main thesis is that racial classification by genetic factors is objective and rests on sounder scientific foundations than that based on anthropometric measurements. Furthermore, it is suggested that a thorough knowledge of genetics may eventually permit the tracing of the inheritance and distribution of genes influencing human behavior and thus be of interest to the sociologist and political scientist. Much of the factual material of the book concerns the genetics of blood groups, a field in which the author has conducted extensive research. Emphasis is placed on the value of blood group determination as a means of racial classification not only because of the ease with which the blood group can be determined and the wealth of available knowledge concerning the exact... SAS1

$9.95

Science 101 Ocean Science (Science 101)
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Science 101 Ocean Science (Science 101)

By Jennifer Hoffman

Brand New Paperback book. 218 pages. MT108 Synopsis This new series is the ultimate illustrated science guide for non-scientists. With over 200 full color images, illustrations, charts, and other visual aids, Science 101 explains major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. These books will fill the need for an authoritative, popular reference in science and technology for students and adults alike. In SCIENCE 101: OCEAN SCIENCE, readers will learn about all aspects of the ocean environment, from tides and currents to cutting edge research at the ocean's depths. This new series is the ultimate illustrated science guide for non--scientists. With over 200 full color images, illustrations, charts, and other visual aids, Science 101 explains major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. These books will fill the need for an authoritative, popular reference in science and technology for students and adults alike. In SCIENCE 101: OCEAN SCIENCE, readers will learn about all aspects of the ocean environment, from tides and currents to cutting--edge research at the ocean's depths. This new series is the ultimate illustrated science guide for non-scientists. With over 200 full color images, illustrations, charts, and other visual aids, Science 101 explains major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. These books will fill the need for an authoritative, popular reference in science and technology for students and adults alike. In SCIENCE 101: OCEAN SCIENCE, readers will learn about all aspects of the ocean environment, from tides and currents to cutting-edge research at the ocean's depths. This new series is the ultimate illustrated science guide for non–scientists. With over 200 full color images, illustrations, charts, and other visual aids, Science 101 explains major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. These books will fill the need for an authoritative, popular reference in science and technology for students and adults alike. In SCIENCE 101: OCEAN SCIENCE, readers will learn about all aspects of the ocean environment, from tides and currents to cutting–edge research at the ocean's depths.

$12.95

The Three-Pound Enigma: The Human Brain and the Quest to Unlock Its Mysteries
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The Three-Pound Enigma: The Human Brain and the Quest to Unlock Its Mysteries

By Shannon Moffett

Algonquin Books, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: Near Find, Dust Jacket Fine. Stated First Edition with full number line. Ex-library book with a few library marks., Book looks like it was hardly used. DJ covered in mylar.327

$2.00

The Pony Fish\'s Glow: And Other Clues to Plan and Purpose in Nature
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The Pony Fish's Glow: And Other Clues to Plan and Purpose in Nature

By George C Williams

Basic Books, 1997. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Book Condition: Very Good. DJ Very Good+, Stated 1st Edition, full number line. Has several pages with pink highlighting. Good reading copy. MY03

$2.95

Awesome Experiments for Curious Kids: Electricity and Magnetism, Forces, Plants and Living Things, Heat, Materials, Light and Sound
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Awesome Experiments for Curious Kids: Electricity and Magnetism, Forces, Plants and Living Things, Heat, Materials, Light and Sound

By Cook, Trevor; Henry, Sally

Arcturus Publishing, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New.128 pages. Includes more than 50 exciting experiments. MY03

$3.50

Birds of the World: An Introduction to the Study of Birds
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Birds of the World: An Introduction to the Study of Birds

By Holsaert, Eunice

Simon & Schuster, New York, 1958. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Arthur Singer, James Gordon Irving, Arnold W. Ryan (illustrators) (illustrator). From "The Golden Library of Knowledge." Cream and blue illustrated covers with black and red printing; wear on edges and corners; rubbed. Previous owner's name on inside cover. 56 pp. including index, b/w and color illustrations; clean, unmarked, browning.

$5.75

Basic Psychiatry

By STRECKER, Dr. Edward A

Random House, New York, 1952. Book Condition:Fine, Dust Jacket Very Good. The story of science's progress in the study and treatment of the troubled mind. 473 tight and clean pages pages are clean and unmarked. MT06

$7.50

GALAPAGOS : The Flow of Wilderness (Volume 1, Discovery

By No Author Listed

San Francisco: Sierra Club (1968), 1968. Hardcover. No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition. Volume 1 Only, Very Good Hardcover book. Bound in rich red cloth with gold stamped covers. Photographic end papers. Cover has some marks and light soiling. rubbed edges and splt corners. Mark on page edges. Inside pages clean and unmarked.. Volume 1: Discovery. Photographs by Eliot Porter. Introduction by Loren Eiseley. With selections from Herman Melville, Charles Darwin, J.R. Slevin, William Beebee, etc. Edited by Kenneth Bower. Foreword by David Brower. Illustrated with 69 color plates. MT06

$20.00