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The Species Seekers

Pub Date : 2010-11-01 | Author : Richard Conniff | Publisher : W. W. Norton

ISBN 10 : 0393068544
ISBN 13 : 9780393068542

The story of bold adventurers who risked death to discover strange life forms in the farthest corners of planet Earth. Beginning with Linnaeus, a colorful band of explorers made it..


House Of Lost Worlds

Pub Date : 2016-04-12 | Author : Richard Conniff | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300220605
ISBN 13 : 030022060X

This fascinating book tells the story of how one museum changed ideas about dinosaurs, dynasties, and even the story of life on earth. The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, n..


Roots Of Ecology

Pub Date : 2012-07-17 | Author : Frank N. Egerton | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520953635
ISBN 13 : 0520953630

Ecology is the centerpiece of many of the most important decisions that face humanity. Roots of Ecology documents the deep ancestry of this now enormously important science from th..


Hubris

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Michael Isikoff | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307346827
ISBN 13 : 030734682X

A behind-the-scenes analysis of the controversial decisions and power struggles that went on within the Bush administration as officials planned and defended the invasion of Iraq e..


The Natural History Of The Rich A Field Guide

Pub Date : 2003-10-17 | Author : Richard Conniff | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393345780
ISBN 13 : 0393345785

A tantalizing, droll study of the idiosyncratic existence of the very rich, through the unexpected lens of the naturalist. Journalist Richard Conniff probes the age-old question "A..