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The Resource The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies, Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson

The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies, Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson

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The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies
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The superorganism
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the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies
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Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of Ants present a lavishly detailed account of the extraordinary lives of social insects that draws on more than two decades of research and offers insight into how bees, termites, and other insect societies thrive in systems of altruistic cooperation, complex communication, and labor division
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Title
The superorganism
Creator
Contributor
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of Ants present a lavishly detailed account of the extraordinary lives of social insects that draws on more than two decades of research and offers insight into how bees, termites, and other insect societies thrive in systems of altruistic cooperation, complex communication, and labor division
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New York Times Notable Book, 2008
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285686
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
595.7/1782
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL496
LC item number
.H65 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies
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the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies
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Bert Holldobler and Edward O. Wilson ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson
The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies, Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson
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The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies, Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The construction of the superorganism -- 2. Genetic social evolution -- 3. Sociogenesis -- 4. The genetic evolution of decision rules -- 5. The division of labor -- 6. Communication -- 7. The rise of the ants -- 8. Ponerine ants : the great radiation -- 9. The attine leafcutters : the ultimate superorganism -- 10. Nest architecture and house hunting
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Dimensions
27 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 522 p.
Isbn
9780393067040
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008038547
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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