BOOKS RECEIVED: Eva Keller, “Beyond the Lens of Conservation: Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The global agenda of Nature conservation has led to the creation of the Masoala National Park in Madagascar and to an exhibit in its support at a Swiss zoo, the centerpiece of which is… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:   Heather Swan, “Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Colony Collapse Disorder, ubiquitous pesticide use, industrial agriculture, habitat reductionthese are just a few of the issues causing unprecedented trauma in honeybee populations worldwide. In this artfully illustrated book, Heather Swan embarks on a… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: F. Samuel Brainard, “Reality’s Fugue: Reconciling Worldviews in Philosophy, Religion, and Science” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Science, religion, philosophy: these three categories of thought have organized humankinds search for meaning from time immemorial. Realitys Fugue presents a compelling case that these ways of understanding, often seen as competing, are part… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Thomas Reid, ed. by Paul Wood, “Thomas Reid on Mathematics and Natural Philosophy” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley A philosopher, scholar of the natural world, and gifted mathematician, Thomas Reid holds a distinctive place in the Scottish Enlightenment. This volume reconstructs Reids lifelong engagement with the physical sciences and makes clear why… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Bill Russell, “Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic: Revised and Expanded Edition,” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley This revised and expanded edition of mushroom expert Bill Russells popular Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic provides both novice and experienced mushroom foragers with detailed, easy-to-use information about more… Read More
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