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Animals Of A Bygone Era

Author : Maja Säfström
ISBN : 9780399578533
Genre : Nature
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A beautifully illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about extinct animals. In the past, amazing and strange animals roamed the earth, including giant sea scorpions, tiny horses, enormous sloths, and fierce "terror birds." These and many more fantastic extinct animals are illustrated in this whimsical collection by Swedish artist Maja Säfström.
Category: Nature

Stories Of Enchantment 12 Illustrated Children S Stories From A Bygone Era

Author : Anon E. Mouse
ISBN : 9788827556856
Genre : Fiction
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On the borders of the “Land o’ Dreams” and broad daylight, the real and the unreal are so strangely blended that children are puzzled to know where the boundary lies. It is from this land that the 12 illustrated stories in this volume are taken. Herein you will find stories of: The Ghost Flower, Or The White Blackbird The Little Yellow Moccasins The Little Ghost Who Laughed Titania’s Maid Of Honor Bran, The Wolf Dog The Corn Fairy At The Wayside Cross In Quest Of The Dark The King Will Hunt To-Day He Was A Prince Where The River Hides Its Pearls The Mist Lady These stories are taken from a place where good wishes come true: where the poor and the lonely are rich in castles and friends: and where sorrowful folk are happy. If you listen carefully, here you will hear the birds singing and children laughing, all day long. The trees are full of blossoms and fruit. The sky is always blue, the grass green and soft. Under the trees dwell the fairies, and against the blue sky you will sometimes see the sheen of angels’ wings as the flit by. So, we invite you to curl up with this unique sliver of Fairy culture not seen in print for over a century; and immerse yourself in the tales and fables of yesteryear. ---------------------------- TAGS: fairy tales, folklore, myths, legends, children’s stories, children’s stories, bygone era, fairydom, fairy land, classic stories, children’s bedtime stories, ghost flower, white blackbird, little yellow moccasins, little ghost who laughed, titania, maid of honor, bran, wolf dog, corn fairy, wayside cross, quest of the dark, king, hunt, to-day, prince, where the river hides its pearls, mist lady
Category: Fiction

Animal Subjects

Author : Caroline Hovanec
ISBN : 9781108428392
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Animal Subjects finds a new understanding of animal life in the literature and science of the early twentieth century.
Category: Literary Criticism

Animals And The Law

Author : Jordan Curnutt
ISBN : 9781576071472
Genre : Law
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Provides an overview of legislation intended to protect animals and covers issues surrounding such legislation.
Category: Law

Advances In Animal Welfare Science 1984

Author : M.W. Fox
ISBN : 9789400949980
Genre : Medical
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This book, the first in an annual series, written by academicians scientists, philosophers and others-is not intended exclusively for an imal welfarists and conservationists. Since it is written* by scholars, it will appeal to a wide range of academic and professional readers who are involved with animals for scientific, economic, altruistic, and other reasons. While this first volume cannot cover the entire spectrum of animal welfare science-related topics, it does, in its diversity of con tributions, demonstrate the multi-faceted and interdisciplinary nature of the subject of this new series. Indeed, animals are as much an integral part of society as we are dependent upon them. The many interfaces between us and the billions of animals under our dominion (as well as the environment upon which the welfare of human and non-human animals alike is ultimately de pendent) have their separate features: trapping and wildlife manage ment; laboratory animal research; whaling and fishing; veterinary practice; agriculture and farm animal husbandry; horse racing and the ownership of animal companions; the propagation of captive wildlife and their preservation in the wild; the use of animals as companions and for the purposes of vicarious entertainment.
Category: Medical

The Manual

Author : Keith Riegert
ISBN : 9781612432014
Genre : Reference
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SO YOU’VE DECIDED TO GO IN SEARCH OF YOUR MANHOOD. GOOD FOR YOU. WE’RE HERE TO HELP. Wanna know.... * How to throw a Mike Tyson-style uppercut. * Whiskey, whisky, bourbon or Scotch? * How the U.S. Government created the Las Vegas Strip. * Big-game hunting ... 10,000 years ago. * How opium bought Hong Kong and cocaine built Miami. * The mysterious art of testicular navigation.
Category: Reference

A Life With Wildlife From Princely India To The Present

Author : M.K. Ranjitsinh
ISBN : 9789352644230
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Dr M.K. Ranjitsinh has had an unparalleled role in India's wildlife conservation history. He was the prime architect of the Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972 and of the Central government schemes to assist national parks and sanctuaries. His passion for saving endangered species continues after his retirement, whether in planning the relocation of the Asiatic lion from Gir forest, the reintroduction of the cheetah into the grasslands of central India, or in saving from extinction the Kashmir stag, the Manipur brow-antlered deer and the Great Indian bustard. A Life with Wildlife traces the course of wildlife from the princely and British era to the present and shows how wildlife conservation efforts in India have always emanated from the upper echelons of power. The book reveals the challenges of conservation in a democracy like India, and how to counteract them. There is also a candid, never-revealed-before account of the Bhopal gas tragedy from someone who played a pivotal role in its aftermath. This delightful first-hand narrative is in its essence the history of nature conservation in India, by a person who was part of it and contributed to it, during its most tumultuous period.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Bygone Era

Author : Patricia Thom Gillis
ISBN : UOM:39015071292257
Genre : Breckenridge (Mich.)
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Ivan Pavlov

Author : Daniel P. Todes
ISBN : 9780199394449
Genre : History
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Winner of the Pfizer Award from the History of Science Society "Contrary to legend, Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936) never trained a dog to salivate to the sound of a bell." So begins this definitive, deeply researched biography of Ivan Pavlov. Daniel P. Todes fundamentally reinterprets the Russian physiologist's famous research on conditional reflexes and weaves his life, values, and science into the tumultuous century of Russian history-particularly that of its intelligentsia-from the reign of tsar Nicholas I to Stalin's time. Ivan Pavlov was born to a family of priests in provincial Riazan before the serfs were emancipated, and made his home and professional success in the booming capital of St. Petersburg in late imperial Russia. He suffered the cataclysmic destruction of his world during the Bolshevik seizure of power and civil war of 1917-21, rebuilt his life in his seventies as a "prosperous dissident" during the Leninist 1920s, and flourished professionally as never before in the 1930s industrialization, revolution, and terror of Stalin times. Using a wide variety of previously unavailable archival materials, Todes tells a vivid story of that life and redefines Pavlov's legacy. Pavlov was not, in fact, a behaviorist who believed that psychology should address only external behaviors; rather, he sought to explain the emotional and intellectual life of animals and humans, "the torments of our consciousness." This iconic "objectivist" was actually a profoundly anthropomorphic thinker whose science was suffused with his own experiences, values, and subjective interpretations. Todes's story of this powerful personality and extraordinary man is based upon interviews with surviving coworkers and family members (along with never-before-analyzed taped interviews from the 1960s and 1970s), examination of hundreds of scientific works by Pavlov and his coworkers, and close analysis of materials from some twenty-five archives. The materials range from the records of his student years at Riazan Seminary to the transcripts of the Communist Party cells in his labs, and from his scientific manuscripts and notebooks to his political speeches; they include revealing love letters to his future wife and correspondence with hundreds of scholars, artists, and Communist Party leaders; and memoirs by many coworkers, his daughter, his wife, and his lover. The product of more than twenty years of research, this is the first scholarly biography of the physiologist to be published in any language.
Category: History

The Wildlife Game

Author : Ron Thomson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019194708
Genre : Wildlife conservation
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Category: Wildlife conservation