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Animal Book by DK

Animal Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 632
  • ISBN Code: 1465470867

Summary: View the animal kingdom up close as never before in this breathtaking title, which has already sold over 1.5 million copies. Written by 70 specialists, it features stunning wildlife photography of more than 2000 of the world's most important wild mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. With around two million species identified to date, animals are the dominant and most varied form of life on the planet. Animal presents a representative selection, ranging from the giant baleen whale, to fast-moving predators such as sharks, big cats, and birds of prey, as well as microscopic beetles barely 1mm long and other insects. It presents some of the latest species to be described: meet the cute but elusive olinguito from South America, which was only identified in 2013, or the skywalker hoolock gibbon that was named after a Star Wars character in 2017. Animal also explains how the earth's biodiversity is in sharp decline and the conservation projects underway to safeguard precious species. For each one, it gives a locator map and statistics, including its conservation status. For anyone who wants a reliable and enthralling reference, in which you can find the answers to everything - from why zebras are striped or how the sunbear got its name - Animal is your essential one-stop guide.

Animal Noir #1 Book by Izar Lunacek,Nejc Juren

Animal Noir #1 Book
  • Author : Izar Lunacek,Nejc Juren
  • Publisher : IDW Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: Private Investigator (and giraffe), Immanuel Diamond _ Manny to his friends _ has been asked by his uncle _ an influential judge -- to track down a prey fantasy movie. Adult films in this world are staged hunts where one animal eats another and the judge�s wife starred in one that has been hidden (until now). Giraffe detectives, hippo mob members, prey-obsessed lions, street fighting elephants, and oppressed zebras are just part of this wild animal kingdom.

Thomism and the Problem of Animal Suffering Book by B. Kyle Keltz

Thomism and the Problem of Animal Suffering Book
  • Author : B. Kyle Keltz
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-06-12
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN Code: 1725272814

Summary: The problem of animal suffering is the atheistic argument that an all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-good God would not use millions of years of animal suffering, disease, and death to form a planet for human beings. This argument has not received as much attention in the philosophical literature as other forms of the problem of evil, yet it has been increasingly touted by atheists since Charles Darwin. While several theists have attempted to provide answers to the problem, they disagree with each other as to which answer is correct. Also, some of these theists have given in to the problem and believe it entails that God is limited in certain ways. B. Kyle Keltz seeks to provide a classical answer to the problem of animal suffering inspired by the medieval philosopher/theologian Thomas Aquinas. In doing so, Keltz not only utilizes the wisdom of Aquinas, but also contemporary insights into non-human animal minds from contemporary philosophy and science. Keltz provides a compelling neo-Thomistic answer to the problem of animal suffering and explains why the classical God of theism would create a world that includes animal death.

Animal Parasites and Messmates Book by P. J. van Beneden

Animal Parasites and Messmates Book
  • Author : P. J. van Beneden
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-11
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 1860
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: "Animal Parasites and Messmates" by P. J. van Beneden. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

1984. Nineteen Eighty-Four. Animal farm Book by George Orwell

1984. Nineteen Eighty-Four. Animal farm Book
  • Author : George Orwell
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-12-31
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: The only mistake George Orwell made in his anti-utopia 1984 was the date. A lot of things that he described as if happening in 1984 can be observed in the nowadays world. However, he depicted the future that everyone should be afraid of at any time. The iconic story Animal Farm and the novel 1984 are his brightest works written in the anti-utopian genre that flourished in the 20th century. The pioneer of the anti-utopia is considered to be a Russian writer Yevgeny Zamyatin, whose novel We influenced on the Orwell’s works and not less famous Aldous Huxley, the author of Brave New World. And what is more, it was Orwell, who came up with an expression the Cold War. Nineteen Eighty-Four Animal farm

The World According to Orwell: 1984 & Animal Farm Book by George Orwell

The World According to Orwell: 1984 & Animal Farm Book
  • Author : George Orwell
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2019-12-18
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 343
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: 1984 is a political and dystopian classic set in Airstrip One, a province of the superstate Oceania. It is a mind-numbing world which in a state of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance and public manipulation. Dictated by a political system, called Ingsoc, the lives of its people are under the control of privileged elite of the "Inner Party" which persecutes individualism and independent thinking as "thought crime." Due to the novel's huge popularity, many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, Newspeak, Room 101, telescreen, 2 + 2 = 5, and memory hole, have entered into common use since its publication in 1949. It has also popularised the adjective "Orwellian", which describes official deception, secret surveillance, and manipulation of recorded history by a totalitarian or authoritarian state. Animal Farm is an allegorical novel which reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. Old Major, the old boar on the Manor Farm, summons the animals on the farm together for a meeting, during which he refers to humans as "enemies" and teaches the animals a revolutionary song called "Beasts of England". When Major dies, two young pigs, Snowball and Napoleon, assume command and consider it a duty to prepare for the Rebellion. The animal's revolt, driving the drunken, irresponsible farmer Mr Jones, as well as Mrs Jones and the other human caretakers and employees, off the farm, renaming it "Animal Farm". They adopt the Seven Commandments of Animalism, the most important of which is, "All animals are equal"….

What is an Animal? Book by Tim Ingold

What is an Animal? Book
  • Author : Tim Ingold
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN Code: 1134948247

Summary: This book offers a unique interdisciplinary challenge to assumptions about animals and animality deeply embedded in our own ways of thought, and at the same time exposes highly sensitive and largely unexplored aspects of the understanding of our common humanity.

The Animal Book Book by David Burnie

The Animal Book Book
  • Author : David Burnie
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 146542122X

Summary: If you're wild about animals, this visual encyclopedia is the ultimate page-turner, bringing our planet's creatures together in spectacular style. This inspiring children's reference guide welcomes you to the animal kingdom where you can meet more than 1,500 species, ranging from ants to zebras and everything in between. Stunning pictures bring you face to face with giant predators you know and love, including polar bears and tigers, as well as mysterious microscopic life, including amoebas and bacteria. A variety of animal habitats are shown in beautiful detail, while accessible information, additional fact boxes, and amazing galleries complete the stories. A jaw-dropping spectrum of animal types - from fish and birds to reptiles and mammals - provides a learning experience like no other. Whether you're a budding naturalist or simply want to complete a school project, The Animal Book has got it covered.

Animal Manure on Grassland and Fodder Crops.Fertilizer or Waste? Book by H.G. van der Meer,R.J. Unwin,T.A. van Dijk,G.C. Ennik

Animal Manure on Grassland and Fodder Crops.Fertilizer or Waste? Book
  • Author : H.G. van der Meer,R.J. Unwin,T.A. van Dijk,G.C. Ennik
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN Code: 9400936591

Summary: On the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary, in 1985, the Netherlands Society for Grassland and Fodder Crops (NVWV) agreed to organize an International Symposium on a topic related to intensive grass and fodder production systems. The theme selected was "Animal manure on grassland and fodder crops: Fertilizer or waste?" This Symposium was organized under the auspices of the European Grassland Federation and held at the International Agricultural Centre in Wageningen from 31 August to 3 September 1987. The problems connected with the disposal of animal waste have received much attention in recent years, especially in regions with intensive animal of animal manure per hectare agricul husbandry. Whereas the production tural land increased strongly, the need for it decreased because of the introduction of cheap inorganic fertilizers which are easier to handle and have a more reliable effect on crop growth. As a consequence, many farmers dispose of animal manure as cheaply as possible, whilst avoiding damage to grassland and crops and paying little attention to effective use of the plants nutrients contained in the manure. Present practices of manure handling and application often lead to environmental problems. The rise in awareness of these problems renewed interest in possibilities to improve the utilization of nutrients from animal manure in crop production. Research on this topic has been stimulated in many countries during the last decade and the aim of this Symposium was to review and assess present-day knowledge.

The Animal Book Book by Steve Jenkins

The Animal Book Book
  • Author : Steve Jenkins
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2013-10-29
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN Code: 0544344294

Summary: Animals smooth and spiky, fast and slow, hop and waddle through the two hundred plus pages of the Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins’s most impressive nonfiction offering yet. Sections such as “Animal Senses,” “Animal Extremes,” and “The Story of Life” burst with fascinating facts and infographics that will have trivia buffs breathlessly asking, “Do you know a termite queen can produce up to 30,000 eggs a day?” Jenkins’s color-rich cut- and torn-paper artwork is as strikingly vivid as ever. Rounding out this bountiful browsers’ almanac of more than three hundred animals is a discussion of the artist’s bookmaking process, an animal index, a glossary, and a bibliography. A bookshelf essential!

Elements of Physiophilosophy Book by Lorenz Oken

Elements of Physiophilosophy Book
  • Author : Lorenz Oken
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-05
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 547
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: "Elements of Physiophilosophy" by Lorenz Oken (translated by Alfred Tulk). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Moral Animal Book by Robert Wright

The Moral Animal Book
  • Author : Robert Wright
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-11-03
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN Code: 0307772748

Summary: Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics--as well as their implications for our moral codes and public policies. Illustrations.

The Animal Ethics Reader Book by Susan J. Armstrong,Richard G. Botzler

The Animal Ethics Reader Book
  • Author : Susan J. Armstrong,Richard G. Botzler
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-11-18
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Pages : 738
  • ISBN Code: 1317421973

Summary: The Animal Ethics Reader is an acclaimed anthology containing both classic and contemporary readings, making it ideal for anyone coming to the subject for the first time. It provides a thorough introduction to the central topics, controversies and ethical dilemmas surrounding the treatment of animals, covering a wide range of contemporary issues, such as animal activism, genetic engineering, and environmental ethics. The extracts are arranged thematically under the following clear headings: Theories of Animal Ethics Nonhuman Animal Experiences Primates and Cetaceans Animals for Food Animal Experimentation Animals and Biotechnology Ethics and Wildlife Zoos and Aquariums Animal Companions Animal Law and Animal Activism Readings from leading experts in the field including Peter Singer, Bernard E. Rollin and Jane Goodall are featured, as well as selections from Tom Regan, Jane Goodall, Donald Griffin, Temple Grandin, Ben A. Minteer, Christine Korsgaard and Mark Rowlands. Classic extracts are well balanced with contemporary selections, helping to present the latest developments in the field. This revised and updated Third Edition includes 31 new readings on a range of subjects, including animal rights, captive chimpanzees, industrial farm animal production, genetic engineering, keeping cetaceans in captivity, animal cruelty, and animal activism. The Third Edition also is printed with a slightly larger page format and in an easier-to-read typeface. Featuring contextualizing introductions by the editors, study questions and further reading suggestions as the end of each chapter, this will be essential reading for any student taking a course in the subject. With a new foreword by Bernard E. Rollin.

Animal Cities Book by Professor Peter J Atkins

Animal Cities Book
  • Author : Professor Peter J Atkins
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2012-10-28
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN Code: 140948338X

Summary: Animal Cities builds upon a recent surge of interest about animals in the urban context. Considering animals in urban settings is now a firmly established area of study and this book presents a number of valuable case studies that illustrate some of the perspectives that may be adopted. Having an ‘urban history’ flavour, the book follows a fourfold agenda. First, the opening chapters look at working and productive animals that lived and died in nineteenth-century cities such as London, Edinburgh and Paris. The argument here is that their presence yields insights into evolving understandings of the category ‘urban’ and what made a good city. Second, there is a consideration of nineteenth-century animal spectacles, which influenced contemporary interpretations of the urban experience. Third, the theme of contested animal spaces in the city is explored further with regard to backyard chickens in suburban Australia. Finally, there is discussion of the problem of the public companion animal and its role in changing attitudes to public space, illustrated with a chapter on dog-walking in Victorian and Edwardian London. Animal Cities makes a significant contribution to animal studies and is of interest to historical geographers, urban, cultural, social and economic historians and historians of policy and planning.

Representing the Modern Animal in Culture Book by Ziba Rashidian

Representing the Modern Animal in Culture Book
  • Author : Ziba Rashidian
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-02
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN Code: 1137428651

Summary: Examining a wide range of works, from Gulliver's Travels to The Hunger Games, Representing the Modern Animal in Culture employs key theoretical apparatuses of Animal Studies to literary texts. Contributors address the multifarious modes of animal representation and the range of human-animal interactions that have emerged in the past 300 years.

Animal Farm (MAXNotes Literature Guides) Book by Joseph Scalia

Animal Farm (MAXNotes Literature Guides) Book
  • Author : Joseph Scalia
  • Publisher : Research & Education Assoc.
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN Code: 9780738672984

Summary: REA's MAXnotes for George Orwell's Animal Farm MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

The Animal Research War Book by P. Conn,J. Parker

The Animal Research War Book
  • Author : P. Conn,J. Parker
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2008-05-12
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN Code: 0230611990

Summary: This thoughtful and surprising book analyzes the effect of animal extremism on the world's scientists, their institutions, and professional societies. The Animal Research War traces the evolution of the animal rights movement, profiles its leadership, and reveals the truth behind university animal research.

So Human an Animal Book by N.A

So Human an Animal Book
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN Code: 9781412834186

Summary: Is the human species becoming dehumanized by the condition of his environment? So Human an Animal is an attempt to address this broad concern, and explain why so little is being done to address this issue. The book sounds both an urgent warning, and offers important policy insights into how this trend toward dehumanization can be halted and finally reversed.

Art for Animals Book by J. Keri Cronin

Art for Animals Book
  • Author : J. Keri Cronin
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-09
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN Code: 0271081635

Summary: Animal rights activists today regularly use visual imagery in their efforts to shape the public’s understanding of what it means to be “kind,” “cruel,” and “inhumane” toward animals. Art for Animals explores the early history of this form of advocacy through the images and the people who harnessed their power. Following in the footsteps of earlier-formed organizations like the RSPCA and ASPCA, animal advocacy groups such as the Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection made significant use of visual art in literature and campaign materials. But, enabled by new and improved technologies and techniques, they took the imagery much further than their predecessors did, turning toward vivid, pointed, and at times graphic depictions of human-animal interactions. Keri Cronin explains why the activist community embraced this approach, details how the use of such tools played a critical role in educational and reform movements in the United States, Canada, and England, and traces their impact in public and private spaces. Far from being peripheral illustrations of points articulated in written texts or argued in impassioned speeches, these photographs, prints, paintings, exhibitions, “magic lantern” slides, and films were key components of animal advocacy at the time, both educating the general public and creating a sense of shared identity among the reformers. Uniquely focused on imagery from the early days of the animal rights movement and filled with striking visuals, Art for Animals sheds new light on the history and development of modern animal advocacy.