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Contact by Carl Sagan
The future is here...in an adventure of cosmic dimension. In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe. In Contact, he predicts its future --...  more


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The Futurological Congress (Form the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy) by Stanislaw Lem
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Sacred Mushroom of Visions: Teonanácatl: A Sourcebook on the Psilocybin Mushroom by R...
Sacred Mushroom of Visions: Teonanácatl describes the experiences of psychoactive mushroom users and how the use of the psilocybe mushroom spread from Mexico to North America, Asia, and Europe. Firsthand accounts of the controversial Harvard Psilocybin Project, the use of psilocybin in...  more


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Magic Mushroom Explorer: Psilocybin and the Awakening Earth by Simon G. Powell
A visionary guide to safely using psilocybin mushrooms to tap in to the wisdom of Nature and reconnect humanity to the biosphere ? Explores the ecopsychological effects of wild psychedelic mushrooms, including enhanced biophilia, expanded awareness, eco-shamanic encounters, and access to the...  more


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The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron
In print since the 1950's, the Mushroom Planet series is back with a new design by illustrator Kevin Hawkes. Don't miss the adventures of Chuck and David, two boys who travel to the alien planet Basidium in their homemade spaceship. This timeless series is a classic that is sure to be read...  more


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Plants vs. Zombies Volume 6: Boom Boom Mushroom by Paul Tobin
Crazy Dave's brainy niece Patrice, neighborhood daredevil Nathan Timely, and a batch of bold plants discover "Zomboss's Secret Plan for Raising a Zombie Army Underground and Then Swallowing the Entire City of Neighborville Whole!" A rare Boom Boom Mushroom must be found in order to save the...  more


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Mushroom Hunter's Field Guide by Alexander Hanchett Smith & Nancy Smith-Weber
The Mushroom Hunter's Field Guide is the guide that tells when, where, and how to find delicious edible mushrooms and how to avoid poisonous ones. Beginners as well as experts will be able to identify mushrooms in a matter of minutes. All of the mushrooms included are illustrated in beautiful...  more


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The Mushroom Feast: A Celebration of All Edible Fungi With Over 250 Receipes by Jane ...
Truffles…shiitakes…morels – mushrooms conjure visions of one of the most intriguing and subtle of all comestibles. The average cook can be mystified by how best to prepare these gastronomic treats, while epicures hunger for new ways to expand their repertoires. Jane Grigson...  more


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Celebrating the Wild Mushroom by Sara Ann Friedman
Celebrating the Wild Mushroom: A Passionate Quest written by Sara Ann Friedman is about a journey, an infatuation with the world of fleshy fungi. The author takes the reader into the mysterious and remarkable world of the wild mushroom devotee and collector. The author writes lyrically...  more


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The Mushroom Book: Recipes for Earthly Delights by Michael McLaughlin
Includes over 35 recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, pastas, pizzas and entrees that feature such mushrooms as morel, shiitake, cremini, oyster, chanterelle, straw and more. Also includes complete information on choosing, storing and cooking each variety of mushroom.


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The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America by Langdon Cook
In the tradition of Michael Pollan?s The Omnivore?s Dilemma, Susan Orlean?s The Orchid Thief, and Mark Kurlansky?s Cod?a renowned culinary adventurer goes into the woods with the iconoclasts and outlaws who seek the world?s most coveted ingredient . . . and one of nature?s last truly wild foods:...  more


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MUSHROOM FEAST by Jane Grigson
Truffles…shiitakes…morels – mushrooms conjure visions of one of the most intriguing and subtle of all comestibles. The average cook can be mystified by how best to prepare these gastronomic treats, while epicures hunger for new ways to expand their repertoires. Jane Grigson...  more


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Basically Morels: Mushroom Hunting, Cooking, Lore Advice by Larry Lonik
The who, what, where, when, why and how of mushrooming. An excellent body of knowledge for the novice or seasoned pro, from the expert who continues to do it all with mushrooms: picking, cooking and growing. This is the information mushroom hunters want, and the curious need to get started...  more


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The Mushroom Trailguide/#7001 by Phyllis G. Glick
This book is an identification field guide for common North American mushrooms geared especially for those who would like to sort the edible mushrooms from the inedible. These sections include more detailed black-and-white drawings, labeled with colors or points to notice for identification...  more


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National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms (National Audubon Society...
The National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms is filled with distinct descriptions and detailed color photographs yet is compact enough to easily slip into the back pocket when on a mushroom-hunting excursion. This streamlined volume contains; an easy-to-use field guide...  more


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Taming the Truffle: The History, Lore, and Science of the Ultimate Mushroom by Ian Ha...
Whether the world's best truffles are found in Piedmont or Perigord inspires impassioned debate, but the effects of dwindling supply and insatiable demand for the elusive, ultimate mushroom are unquestionable: prices through the roof, intrigue and deception, and ever more intensive efforts to...  more


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Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares: The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms by ...
Throughout history, people have had a complex and confusing relationship with mushrooms. Are fungi food or medicine, beneficial decomposers or deadly "toadstools" ready to kill anyone foolhardy enough to eat them? In fact, there is truth in all these statements. In Chanterelle Dreams and Amanita...  more


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The Curious Morel: Mushroom Hunters' Recipes, Lore Advice by Larry Lonik
In this first and most popular book on morels, Larry Lonik shares his 45 years of experience and research picking, growing, and cooking morel mushrooms-the easiest to identify, safest to pick and eat, and most sought-after of all wild mushrooms. Filled with distinctive wit and wisdom, plus...  more


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The Morel Mushroom: Information, Recipes, Lore by John Ratzloff
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The Curious Morel: Mushroom Hunters' Recipes, Lore and Advice by Larry Lonik
In this first and most popular book on morels, Larry Lonik shares his 45 years of experience and research picking, growing, and cooking morel mushrooms-the easiest to identify, safest to pick and eat, and most sought-after of all wild mushrooms. Filled with distinctive wit and wisdom, plus...  more


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Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix by Unknown Author
This thought-provoking examination of The Matrix explores the technological challenges, religious symbolism, and philosophical dilemmas the film presents. Essays by renowned scientists, technologists, philosophers, scholars, social commentators, and science fiction authors provide engaging and...  more


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Exploring the Matrix: Visions of the Cyber Present by Unknown Author
It is the beginning of the twenty-first century, and we are living on the cusp of change. Reality has already spawned one alternate state, and for many people virtual reality is now where they are most at home. But what happens when virtual worlds become indistinguishable from what we consider...  more


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L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol 5 by L. Ron Hubbard (Editor) &...
Embark on fantastic journeys through the limitless expanse of space and the boundless edges of time with creative and engrossing stories by the best new writers of science fiction and fantasy--the winners of the internationally acclaimed Writers of the Future Contest. Content: Introduction...  more


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The Third Eye (Mother of the Matrix, Vol 1) by Sophia Stewart
Sophia Stewart's epic story that was stolen and used to create two of Hollywoods biggest franchises, THE MATRIX and THE TERMINATOR.


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Pantheism: A Non-Theistic Concept of Deity by Michael P. Levine
Spinoza's Ethics has long been considered the most complete attempt at explaining and defending pantheism. Historically, however, pantheism has had numerous forms. Michael P. Levine manages to disentangle the concept from Spinoza to present a broad philosophical and historical survey of...  more


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Pantheism by J. Allanson Picton
RELIGIONS ANCIENT AND PANTHEISM Its Story and Significance RELIGIONS ANCIENT AND MODERN. Foolscap Sto. is. net - per volume IT is intended in this series to present to a large public the SAL IENT FEATURES, first of the GREAT RELIGIONS, secondly of the GREAT PHILOSOPHIES, and thirdly of the ....  more


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Elements of Pantheism: A Spirituality of Nature and the Universe by Dr Paul Harrison
Richard Dawkins has called pantheism ?sexed-up atheism.? At the heart of modern scientific pantheism is reverence for Nature and the Universe. It offers a challenging alternative, beyond theism and atheism, with a joyful approach to our lives and a caring concern for all life on this earth. ...  more


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Modern Atheism; Under Its Forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, a...
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1857 Original Publisher: Gould and Lincoln Subjects: Atheism History / General Law / Natural Law Religion / Atheism Religion / Theology Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no...  more


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Pantheism and Christianity by John Hunt
The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to...  more


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Pantheism And The Church by John Hunt
THIS 28 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Pantheism and Christianity, by John Hunt. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1564595692.


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Pantheism by J. Allanson Picton
Pantheism differs from the systems of belief constituting the main religions of the world in being comparatively free from any limits of period, climate, or race. For while what we roughly call the Egyptian Religion, the Vedic Religion, the Greek Religion, Buddhism, and others of similar fame...  more


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Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith
When Babe arrives at the Hogget farm, Mrs. Hogget's thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops.  It looks as if the little pig is destined for the dinner table - until he reveals a surprising talent for sheep herding, that is! Before long, Babe is handling Farmer Hogget's...  more


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Charlotte's Web by E.B. White & Garth Williams (Illustrator) & Rosemary Wells...
This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." This high-quality paperback features vibrant illustrations colorized by Rosemary Wells! Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in...  more


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The Kabbalistic Tree of Life by Z'ev Ben Shimon Halevi
"The Kabbalistic Tree of Life" sets out to introduce the principles of the Tree in metaphysical, symbolic and practical terms to illustrate the essence of this key diagram of Kabbalah. Originally this was the first book by Halevi in the series of Kabbalah. It has now been updated to include a...  more


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The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ by Nicolas Notovitch
Where was Jesus and what was he doing from ages 12-30? Why does the Bible leave out this important information? Is there any truth to the myths and legends that proclaim that Jesus visited many other countries? This book contains amazing accounts of Jesus' missing years, based on an old...  more


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Bonaventure: The Soul's Journey into God, the Tree of Life, the Life of St. Francis (...
Long before Bonaventure was called "The Prince of Mystics" by Leo XIII or "The Seraphic Doctor" by John Gerson, he was known throughout the Christian world as "The Devout Teacher." Professor Ewert Cousins says in his introduction, "In the history of Western Spirituality, Bonaventure holds a...  more


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Climbing the Tree of Life: A Manual of Practical Magickal Qabalah by David Rankine
Qabalah is a dynamic system of esoteric philosophy that underlies most of the modern magickal traditions. It explores the nature of divinity, the niverse, the human soul, creation, the function of life and a whole range of other philosophical and metaphysical subjects. The Qabalah offers the...  more


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The New Living Qabalah: A Practical Guide to Understanding the Tree of Life by Will P...
The Qabalah presents a unique way of understanding all aspects of ourselves - our body, personality, soul and spirit. Based on a map of consciousness known as the Tree of Life, The New Living Qubalah offers you a practical and rewarding guide for personal and spiritual developement.


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Machine by Peter Adolphsen
A mind-bending fable of science, philosophy, art, history, and love. Fifty-five million years ago, during the early Eocene period, a sudden burst of lightning frightened a herd of small prehistoric horses. In the ensuing panic, one of the horses, a five-year-old mare no bigger than a fox...  more


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Holy Cow: A Novel by David Duchovny
A rollicking, globe-trotting adventure with a twist: a four-legged heroine you won't soon forget Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a pretty happy one at that--her long, lazy days are spent eating, napping, and chatting with her best friend, Mallory. One night, Elsie and Mallory sneak out of their...  more


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Holy Cow! Does God Care about What We Eat? by Hope Egan
Join Messiah Magazine editor and best-selling author Hope Egan on her personal journey through what the Bible says about eating meat. With the help of author and Bible teacher D. Thomas Lancaster, Hope helps you see how science and Scripture brilliantly intertwine. Promoting neither legalism nor...  more


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Holy Cow!: Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers?Splendid Anima...
We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes, and bird-brains. Animal epithets, words, and phrases are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ignorant of the fascinating stories and facts behind...  more


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The Sacred Mushroom and The Cross: A study of the nature and origins of Christianity ...
Where did God come from? What do the bible stories really tell us? Who or what was Jesus Christ? This book challenges everything we think we know about the nature of religion. ? The ancient fertility cult at the heart of Christianity ? The living power of cultic rites and symbols ...  more


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The Holy Mushroom: Evidence of Mushrooms in Judeo-Christianity: A critical re-evaluat...
Christianity and the Piltdown Hoax (one of the largest academic scandals in history) share many similarities: In both stories the information was constructed and then salted into the information stream, and, through the word of noted scholars, presented as fact, the truth. Scholars have egos and...  more


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The mushroom and the bride: A believer's examination and refutation of J. M. Allegro'...
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The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian myth by John Marco Allegro
The late John Allegro, the only humanist scholar given access to the scrolls, presents translations and analyses of the manuscripts in his charge, and expounds upon his controversial ideas regarding the historical authenticity of Jesus, and the role played by the myths of the Essene community in...  more


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Manna Machine by George Sassoon & Rodney Dale
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Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison
The world is crowded. Far too crowded. Its starving billions live on lentils, soya beans, and - if they're lucky - the odd starving rat. In a New York City groaning under the burden of 35 million inhabitants, detective Andy Rusch is engaged in a desperate and lonely hunt for a killer...  more


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The Food of the Gods (Pocket Classics) by H. G. Wells
When the scientists Bensington and Redwood create a new compound which turns growth in all living things from a series of bursts and intermission into a constant, they have no idea how it will affect the world. Indeed, when this new "Food of the Gods" gets loose, it begins to grow giant plants...  more


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Food of the Gods : The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge: A Radical History o...
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Unmasking the Tree of Knowledge by Audrey E. Tauriac
For millennia the church has credited God with the creation of the tree of knowledge. This book seeks to prove why God could not have been its creator and why His mandate not to eat of the tree of knowledge was a warning against allowing the Adversary in to steal our magnificent inheritance.


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The Tree of Knowledge by Alvin Boyd Kuhn
The story of Creation in Genesis contains the item that represents mankind as having been condemned to eternal death as the consequence of our first parents? disobedience to God?s command not to eat of the fruit of the tree of life and knowledge which is in the midst of the Garden of Eden. Here...  more


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Ancient Symbol Worship: Influence of the Phallic Idea in the Religions of Antiquity b...
Phallic worship has been practiced by many varied and widespread cultures throughout the world for thousands of years. The male phallic was recognized as the bringer of life and the progenitor of the human race. As with many ancient cultures, a more complete understanding of the phenomena of...  more


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The Second Tree: Stem Cells, Clones, Chimeras, and Quests for Immortality by Elaine D...
In the half century since Watson and Crick's discovery of the double helix, genetic scientists have grafted onto the tree of knowledge a body of new science whose growth has slipped the bonds of the divine and nature. Investigative journalist Elaine Dewar chronicles the lives, discoveries, and...  more


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Animal Farm and Related Readings by George Orwell
ANIMAL FARM was George Orwell's satirical shot at the then-new totalitarianism of the left. It is so accurate that no one has been able to do it better or more effectively, or even come close. Who can forget "All Animals Are Created Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others." By putting wisdom...  more


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Santa Sold Shrooms by Tero Isokauppila
Finally, a hand-illustrated storybook for adults reveals the true story of the world's most famous person: Santa. After reading you'll know the truth about:How reindeer fly through the skyWhat made pine trees a quintessential part of holiday preparationWhy elves got roped into the scheme. In a...  more


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Shroom by Andy Letcher
Is Santa Claus really a magic mushroom in disguise? Was "Alice in Wonderland" a thinly veiled psychedelic mushroom odyssey? Did mushroom tea kick-start ancient Greek philosophy? The 'magic mushroom' was only rediscovered fifty years ago, but has accumulated all sorts of folktales and urban...  more


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Magic Medicine: A Trip Through the Intoxicating History and Modern-Day Use of Psyched...
Cody Johnson beautifully balances historical knowledge with cutting-edge science to produce a thoroughly enjoyable and enlightening read which paints a holistic picture of the risks and benefits of psychedelic use in modern day medicine and culture. --Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Founder and Executive...  more


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Annihilation (Southern Reach, Bk 1) by Jeff VanderMeer
Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in mass suicide, the third expedition in a hail of gunfire as...  more


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Acceptance (The Southern Reach Trilogy) by JEFF VANDERMEER
The third volume of the extraordinary Southern Reach trilogy. 'Creepy and fascinating' Stephen King. The Southern Reach trilogy draws to a close and it is winter in Area X. One last, desperate team embarks across the border, determined to reach a remote island that may hold the answers they've...  more


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Authority (The Southern Reach Trilogy) by Unknown Author
After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X?a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization?has been a series of expeditions overseen by a government agency so secret it has almost been forgotten: the...  more


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Delphinus: Inter-Species Evolution A Journey to Higher Conciousness by Anita Marasco ...
Interspecies evolution brings Dolphins and Humans together in a story of great love, to save the planet and begin a journey to Higher Conciousness. Join in the exciting journeys of the characters in this story and find yourself on your own spiritual awakening.


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Cosmic Conciousness by Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke
What is Cosmic Consciousness ? The present volume is an attempt to answer this question ; but notwithstanding it seems well to make a short prefatory statement in as plain language as possible so as to open the door, as it were, for the more elaborate exposition to be attempted in the body of...  more


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LSD The Conciousness-Expanding Drug by Edited by David Solomon
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The Aura-Soma Sourcebook: Color Therapy for the Soul by Mike Booth
A complete guide to the practice of Aura-Soma color therapy? Includes illustrated descriptions of all 104 Aura-Soma Equilibrium bottles? Shows how colors reveal our connection to the living energies around us and our possibilities for growth in consciousness? Explores the 30 related fragrances...  more


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Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology by Devarajan Thangadurai & Jeyabalan Sangeetha...
Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology provides a complete overview of recent developments and applications in molecular mycology. It serves as a comprehensive guide for the identification of fungi and the application of fungal biomolecules in agriculture, food, environment, and pharmaceutical...  more


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Illustrated Dictionary of Mycology, Second Edition by Miguel Ulloa and Richard T. Han...
The Illustrated Dictionary of Mycology, 2nd Edition is the culmination of knowledge collected by authors Miguel Ulloa and Richard T. Hanlin, beginning in 2000 when they published the best-selling first edition, through 2012 with the release of this expanded and improved second edition. It...  more


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Food Mycology: A Multifaceted Approach to Fungi and Food by Unknown Author
For millennia, the presence of fungi in food has been both boon and bane to food stores. Fungi can spoil large quantities of food and produce dangerous toxins that threaten human health; however, fungal spoilage in certain foods can produce a unique, highly prized food source and there are some...  more


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Topley's and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections Vol. 3: Medical Mycology ...
Increased interest from academic, industrial, and government scientists in the pathogenic molds and yeasts has stimulated research that has resulted in a significant expansion of our knowledge of the biology, molecular genetics, clinical expression, diagnosis, and management of fungal diseases....  more


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Essays on the Early History of Plant Pathology and Mycology in Canada by Ralph H. Est...
Ralph Estey chronicles the history of plant pathology and mycology in Canada from this early period to the late 1940s when it entered its professional, biochemically oriented phase. His major topics include the pioneering roles of entomologists and horticulturists in the genesis of plant...  more


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Microbial Food Contamination, Second Edition (Food Science and Technology) by Unknown...
Divided into five parts, Microbial Food Contamination, Second Edition looks at emerging foodborne human pathogens andcomprehensively evaluates the microbiology, biochemistry, detection, risk, and threat of foodborne illness in today?s global market. The first section introduces new insights into...  more


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Zoonoses, 2nd Edition by Martin Shakespeare
This is an introductory guide to the prevalence and treatment of zoonoses; infections transmitted to humans from vertebrate animals. Zoonoses are diseases and infections that are transmitted between vertebrate animals and humans. Infections can be inconvenient or life-threatening and may be...  more


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Zoonoses: Infectious Diseases Transmissible from Animals to Humans by Rolf Bauerfeind...
Written by an international, interdisciplinary team of physicians, veterinarians, virologists, medical microbiologists, and parasitologists, Zoonoses: Infectious Diseases Transmissible between Animals and Humans covers zoonotic pathogens as agents of emergence and reemergence of zoonotic...  more


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Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine (The ...
This issue collects some of the finest scientists, physicians, and scholars to present the relationship between emerging natural threats and the deliberate use of biological agents, laboratory aspects of select agents and biosurety, clinical and pathologic differential diagnosis of potential...  more


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Agroterrorism: Another Domino? by Unknown Author
The potential of terrorist attacks against agricultural targets (agroterrorism) is increasingly recognised as a national security threat, especially after the events of September 11, 2001. Agroterrorism is a subset of bioterrorism, and is defined as the deliberate introduction of an animal or...  more


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Hog Manure Management, the Environment and Human Health by Tiffany T.Y. Guan & Ri...
The text provides a current look at how development of intensive livestock production, particularly hogs, has affected human health with respect to zoonotic diseases primarily transmitted by food but also by water, air and occupational activity. Lessons learned from the experience of those...  more


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Diseases of Swine by Unknown Author
First published in 1958, Diseases of Swine, Tenth Edition is a fully revised and updated version of this classic reference. Now published in association with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, the Tenth Edition adds new knowledge throughout in a reorganized format to provide more...  more


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Animal Oppression and Human Violence: Domesecration, Capitalism, and Global Conflict ...
Jared Diamond and other leading scholars have argued that the domestication of animals for food, labor, and tools of war has advanced the development of human society. But by comparing practices of animal exploitation for food and resources in different societies over time, David A. Nibert...  more


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Pathological Lives: Disease, Space and Biopolitics (RGS-IBG Book Series) by Steve Hin...
Pandemics, epidemics and food borne diseases are a major global challenge. Focusing on the food and farming sector, and mobilising social theory as well as empirical enquiry, Pathological Lives investigates current approaches to biosecurity and ask how pathological lives can be successfully...  more


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Emerging Diseases of Animals by Unknown Author
While it is widely recognized that diseases in humans are emerging at an unprecedented rate, an often overlooked phenomenon is that the same issue is present in animal populations, where new diseases are occurring at an even faster rate than in humans. This important new volume provides an...  more


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Zoonotic Pathogens in the Food Chain by Unknown Author
Examining the development, spread and transmission of zoonotic disease through the food chain from animals, through production processes to humans, this book discusses the ways modern food production systems contribute to the risk of zoonotic disease, and where mitigation strategies need to be...  more


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Integrated Food Safety and Veterinary Public Health by S. Buncic
The importance of food for human health has been widely recognized. The safety of foods of animal origin is particularly relevant because the large majority of foodborne diseases come from poultry, eggs, meat, milk and dairy products and fish. This textbook covers the longitudinal and...  more


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Handbook for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals (Bayer HealthCare Animal Health) ...
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Ferngully by Diana Young
Deep in the heart of every forest there is a place which is greener and quieter than anywhere else. In this rain forest, that place is called 'Fern Gully'.


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Dances with Wolves by Michael Blake
Ordered to hold an abandoned army post, John Dunbar found himself alone, beyond the edge of civilization. Thievery and survival soon forced him into the Indian camp, where he began a dangerous adventure that changed his life forever. Relive the adventure and beauty of the incredible movie,...  more


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Call Me Joe, Vol 1: The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson by Poul Anderson &...
Call Me Joe is the first of a 5-volume compendium of Poul Anderson's best works from a writing career that spans over 50 years.  Anderson wrote tales ranging from the immediate to the distant future, from Earth to far-flung galaxies, from hard science fiction to fantasy -- all elements...  more


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The Winds of Altair by Ben Bova
Two strong, intelligent races need the same planet to survive. One of them is us. Evan before the spaceships arrived at the planet of Altair, the scientists on board knew they had a problem. Star probes had informed them long before that Altair VI had a flourishing ecology with one supermely...  more


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Green Speculations: Science Fiction and Transformative Environmentalism by Eric C. Ot...
Science fiction goes green? Eric C. Otto explores literary science fiction?s engagement with a central concern of our times: ecological degradation. Situated at the intersection of science fiction studies and environmental philosophy, Green Speculations: Science Fiction and Transformative...  more


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The Word for World is Forest (Hainish, Bk 2) by Ursula K. Le Guin
When the inhabitants of a peaceful world are conquered by the bloodthirsty yumens, their existence is irrevocably altered. Forced into servitude, the Athsheans find themselves at the mercy of their brutal masters. Desperation causes the Athsheans, led by Selver, to retaliate against their...  more


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Judgment on Janus (Janus, Bk 1) by Andre Norton
He was on another world in an alien body -- a warrior for a race that had vanished before he was born... Naill Renfro, space-born and damned by the savage ironies of war to the most unendurable of all thralldoms, he knew that life in bondage on Janus would be the worst of a galaxy of hells....  more


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House Corrino (Dune: House Trilogy, Book 3) by Brian Herbert & Kevin Anderson
The triumphant conclusion to the blockbuster trilogy that made science fiction history!In Dune: House Corrino Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson bring us the magnificent final chapter in the unforgettable saga begun in Dune: House Atreides and continued in Dune: House Harkonnen. Here nobles and...  more


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Shaman's Crossing (The Soldier Son Trilogy) by Robin Hobb
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Dictionary of Christian Lore and Legend by J.C.J. Metford
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Cooking with the Bible: Biblical Food, Feasts, and Lore by Anthony F. Chiffolo & ...
Since biblical times, the Judeo-Christian lifestyle has centered on meals. Extending hospitality to both friends and strangers was a divine command, and an invitation to dine was sacred. The Judeo-Christian bible is peppered with stories of meals; these range from simple meals put together...  more


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Folklore of the Holy Land: Moslem, Christian and Jewish (Forgotten Books) by J. E. Ha...
Book Description: "This entertaining collection of folklore from what is now Israel/Palestine was written at the start of the 20th century. It contains an even mix of Moslem, Christian and Jewish lore; often a given tale will draw from multiple traditions, and sometimes it is hard to distinguish...  more


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Demonology and Devil-lore by Moncure Daniel Conway
Both volumes of Moncure Daniel Conway's excellent treatise on demons and devilry are presented here complete. Written in the 19th century, this lengthy and thorough text documents the various manifestations of demons and devils in the Christian religion. The forms they take, and the means by...  more


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Christ Lore the Legends, Traditions, Myths, Symbols, Customs and Superstitions of the...
1902. This collection of Christian Lore and legend will prove of interest to any reader. The chief merit of this work is its numerous sources of Christian lore, such as early traditions of the church, the beginnings of religious art, and folk lore. Selected contents: Christian symbolism; Mary,...  more


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Is God a Vegetarian?: Christianity, Vegetarianism, and Animal Rights by Richard A. Yo...
In IS GOD A VEGETARIAN?, a linguist and New Testament scholar attempts to answer the question being asked with greater and greater frequency: "Are Christians morally obligated to be vegetarians?" Richard Alan Young examines key biblical texts pertaining to dietary customs, vegetarianism, and...  more


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The Planiverse: Computer Contact with a Two-Dimensional World by A. K. Dewdney
Once every hundred years or so, a new reality is discovered. In 1884 Edwin Abbott's classic, Flatland, captured readers' imaginations with an ingenious excursion into a two-dimensional society. Now, a century later, Dr. Alexander Keewatin Dewdney, a theoretical computer scientist, takes...  more


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Flatland / Sphereland by Edwin A. Abbott & Dionys Burger & Isaac Asimov (Fore...
Flatland--An odd, amusing and still provocative fantasy. The narrator is a Square who lives in a world of two dimensions, and whose vision of a third gets him into grave trouble with the authorities. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 satirical novella by the English...  more


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Sphereland: A Fantasy About Curved Spaces and an Expanding Universe by Dionys Burger
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Nine and a Half Mystics : The Kabbala Today by Herbert Weiner
This revised edition of a modern classic includes a new Foreword by Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel and an Afterword by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, editor of The Talmud: The Steinsaltz Edition, as well as a Coda by the author in which he explores the many paths being traveled today in the search for the...  more


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Kabbala and Dream Interpretation by Rephael Yedidya
Although the Kabbala has its roots in Jewish mysticism, this nondogmatic guide to the fascinating world of kabbalistic dream symbols is applicable to all spiritual seekers. Listed alphabetically with full definitions, the symbols of the Kabbala are presented with guidance for using them in dream...  more


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The Kabbala: Or, the True Science of Light: An Introduction to the Philosophy and The...
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II. THE TRUE SCIENCE OF LIGHT — TRUTHS AND THEORIES—WHAT WE KNOW, AND WHAT WE BELIEVE. There are...  more


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The Kabbala: or, The true science of light by Seth Pancoast
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II. THE TRUE SCIENCE OF LIGHT — TRUTHS AND THEORIES—WHAT WE KNOW, AND WHAT WE BELIEVE. There are...  more


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Kabbala: A Dictionary of Terms, Practices and Applications by Rephael Yedidya
Documented in this dictionary of the Kabbala-early Jewish writings that reveal the divine elements and the wisdom of the occult-are the definitions, history, and popular practical applications of this form of Jewish mysticism. Presented are the changes in behavior and perception, collected...  more


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Evolutionary Creationism : Kabbala Solves the Riddle of the Missing Links by Sarah Y...
This book presents a model of how science and Kabbala, when brought into dialogue, can solve the deepest questions of the universe in the most satisfying ways. The Talmud declares, "God's seal is truth," and since science and Kabbala both share a passion for truth, this becomes their holy...  more


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Tarot and Kabbala: The Way to Self-Improvement Using the Tree of Life and Tarot Cards...
The connections between Kabbala and the Tarot cards are revealed in this book. These theories, complete with examples from everyday life, are explained step-by-step within this practical guide. Diagrams are also used to explain the parallel structure and similarities between the 22 cards of the...  more


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From Metaphysics to Midrash: Myth, History, and the Interpretation of Scripture in Lu...
In From Metaphysics to Midrash, Shaul Magid explores the exegetical tradition of Isaac Luria and his followers within the historical context in 16th-century Safed, a unique community that brought practitioners of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam into close contact with one another. Luria's...  more


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The Metaphysics of Star Trek by Richard Hanley
When is it okay to violate Star Fleet's Prime Directive? Is it cheating to be a telepathic psychiatrist? Is it possible to occupy someone else's body? Wouldn't it be great fun to look back at the carefully crafted philosophical constraints that guide all Federation behavior,...  more


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Metaphysics and the Meaning of Life: Towards a Philosophy of Zen Buddhism by Joshua C...
"This book is about the meaning of life, but it addresses it in a particular way, by looking at the related question: What is the nature of reality?" Thus Davis begins upon a fascinating exploration of the history of philosophy and metaphysics, from the Presocratics to the Vienna Circle. Along...  more


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Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (Cambridge Texts in the History of Phil...
Immanuel Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals ranks alongside Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics as one of the most profound and influential works in moral philosophy ever written. In Kant's own words its aim is to search for and establish the supreme principle of...  more


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Time Change and Freedom: An Introduction to Metaphysics by L. Na Oaklander
Time, Change and Freedom is the first introduction to metaphysics that uses the idea of time as a unifying principle. Time is used to relate the many issues involved in the complex study of metaphysics. Sections of the book are written in dialogue form which allows the reader to question the...  more


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The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality by Michael Heim
Computers have dramatically altered life in the late twentieth century. Today we can draw on worldwide computer links, speeding up communications by radio, newspapers, and television. Ideas fly back and forth and circle the globe at the speed of electricity. And just around the corner lurks...  more


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Baboon Metaphysics: The Evolution of a Social Mind by Dorothy L. Cheney & Robert ...
In 1838 Charles Darwin jotted in a notebook, ?He who understands baboon would do more towards metaphysics than Locke.? Baboon Metaphysics is Dorothy L. Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth?s fascinating response to Darwin?s challenge.            Cheney and Seyfarth set up camp in Botswana?s Okavango...  more


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Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals (Oxford Philosophical Texts) by Immanuel Kan...
Immanuel Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals is one of the most important texts in the history of ethics. In it Kant searches for the supreme principle of morality and argues for a conception of the moral life that has made this work a continuing source of controversy and an...  more


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Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) by Imm...
The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant's major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues. It comprises two parts: the "Doctrine of Right," which deals with the rights that people have or can acquire, and the "Doctrine of Virtue," which deals...  more


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Riddles of Existence : A Guided Tour of Metaphysics by Earl Conee & Theodore Side...
The riddles of metaphysics are the deepest and most puzzling questions we can ponder. What are the basic ingredients of reality? What is their ultimate nature? Could reality have been different? And where do human beings fit into reality? Indeed, why does reality contain anything at all? ...  more


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The Edges of Science: Crossing the Boundary from Physics to Metaphysics by Richard Mo...
What are the limits of scientific knowledge? "Today," as author and scientist Richard Morris explains in the preface to The Edges of Science, "there are some scientific fields in which the frontiers have been pushed so far forward that scientists have found themselves asking questions that have...  more


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The Poetics Of Transubstantiation: From Theology To Metaphor (Studies in European Cul...
This title is an investigation into the concept of transubstantiation, using an approach which covers theoretical and philosophical treatments, questions of its ethical, political and aesthetic significance into the 20th century, and its use as a metaphor in the production and understanding of...  more


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Imagining the World into Existence: An Ancient Egyptian Manual of Consciousness by No...
Reveals the secret language and words of power that enabled the ancient Egyptians to imagine the world into existence ? Reveals ancient Egyptian Mystery teachings on immaculate conception, transubstantiation, resurrection, and eternal life ? Explores the shamanic journeys that ancient...  more


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In Breaking of Bread by P. J. FitzPatrick
For many years, the Roman Catholic church has used the term 'transubstantiation' to express the presence of Christ in the Eucharist. Of late, however, although proposed replacements have not found favour, the term itself no longer has the place and setting it once had, and debates about...  more


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Understanding Miracles: How to Know if They Are from God, the Devil, or the Imaginati...
There are more false claims about miracles than nearly anything else--claims by skeptics and believers alike, few of whom know what the Church actually says about miracles. The result is a popular culture whose muddled concepts of miracles deny us any sense of the real character, meaning, and...  more


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Body And Soul - An Enquiry Into The Effect Of Religion Upon Health, With A Descriptio...
Text extracted from opening pages of book: BODY ANEI AN ENQUIRY INTO THE EFFECT - jfiEF, , RELIGION UPON HEALTH, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF CHRISTIAN WORKS OF HEALING FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT TO THE PRESENT DAY BY PERCY DEARMER, M, A. NEW EIHEIION NEW YORK P. BUTTON & COMPANY tfSx HFTH AVEN0E CONTENTS...  more


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LIVING THE MIRACLE CONSCIOUSNESS, Attaining the Kingdom of Greatest Eternal Good! ~: ...
"Living The Miracle Consciousness" is more than just about miracles, and living in the Kingdom of Bliss all the time...uniting with all the Divine and Universal Forces for manifesting a limitless world of good. It is about entering Highest Levels of the glorious Truth of your very own being,...  more


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The Book of Jesus: A Treasury of the Greatest Stories and Writings about Christ by Ca...
Jesus: who he was. Jesus as they saw him / William Barclay -- He could have been highbrow and uppity / Max Lucado -- No God but these / John Bannister Tabb -- He was everybody, only a little taller / Herbert C. Gabhart -- John the Baptist's testimony about Jesus / Clarence Jordan...  more


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Vegetarianism and Religion: Vegetarianism and religion,Vegetarianism,Buddhist vegetar...
Vegetarianism and religion,Vegetarianism,Buddhist vegetarianism,Vegetarianism in Sikhism,Jain vegetarianism,Christian vegetarianism,Islam and animals,Ethics of eating meat,History of vegetarianism,Vegetarian cuisine,Vegetarian nutrition,Veganism,Dietary supplement,Raw veganism


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The Cuisine of Sacrifice among the Greeks by Marcel Detienne & Jean-Pierre Vernan...
For the Greeks, the sharing of cooked meats was the fundamental communal act, so that to become vegetarian was a way of refusing society. It follows that the roasting or cooking of meat was a political act, as the division of portions asserted a social order. And the only proper manner of...  more


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Good News for All Creation: Vegetarianism as Christian Stewardship by Stephen Kaufman...
Good News for All Creation notes that plant-based diets reflect the love, compassion, and peace of Christ, and they constitute good, responsible stewardship of God's Creation. Using traditional Christian teachings, the authors make a compelling case that, if Jesus were among us today, he would...  more


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Vegetarian Christian Saints by Holly H. Roberts
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Every Creature a Word of God by Annika Spalde & Pelle Strindlund
What does a spirituality that affirms God s love for all creatures look like? Borrowing from a breadth of sources, including the Bible and Christian monks, mystics, sages, and saints, Annika Spalde and Pelle Strindlund have written a unique and compelling book. Christian authorities often...  more


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They Shall Not Hurt or Destroy by Vasu Murti
One of the best-kept secrets of Judaism and Christianity is that both religions have rich traditions favoring vegetarianism. They Shall Not Hurt or Destroy explores the many Judeo-Christian writers and leaders who have argued that God cares about all Creation, and so should we. The core...  more


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Guided by the Faith of Christ: Seeking to Stop Violence and Scapegoating by Stephen R...
Though many people believe that humanity is doomed to be mired in violence, Kaufman argues that the Judeo-Christian offers a path toward peaceful, harmonious coexistence between humans and the rest of creation, including animals. The book first analyzes the sources of human violence and...  more


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Religion, Dress and the Body (Dress, Body, Culture) by Unknown Author
Religions constrain the bodies of their members through dress. In many cases, dress immediately identifies a member of the community to the outside world and separates them from a society that members believe is threatened by evil forces. Dress identifies the wearer's community to other groups...  more


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The History of the Church of Christ, From the Diet of Augsburg 1530 to the Eighteenth...
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1839 Original Publisher: T. Cadell Subjects: History / Europe / General Religion / Christianity / History Religion / Christianity / Protestant Religion / Christianity / General Religion / Christianity / Denominations ...  more


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The Medical Manual for Religio-Cultural Competence: Caring for Religiously Diverse Po...
Every religions has dozens of tenets that can influence how patients make health care decisions. Did you know that Buddhists may resist palliative care drugs at the end of life? Observant Jews experience multiple kinds of conflict with hospital care on the Sabbath? There are health exceptions to...  more


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A New Look at Vegetarianism: Its Positive Effects on Health and Disease Control by Dr...
?A New Look at Vegetarianism? contains various aspects of plant-based, or meatless, diets. It provides not only economic, cultural, biological and evolutionary aspect of vegetarian diets but also modern perspectives on health promotion and disease prevention. Plant foods with small or minimal...  more


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Religion, Food, and Eating in North America (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspe...
The way in which religious people eat reflects not only their understanding of food and religious practice but also their conception of society and their place within it. This anthology considers theological foodways, identity foodways, negotiated foodways, and activist foodways in the United...  more


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Dangerous Food: 1 Corinthians 8-10 in Its Context (Studies in Christianity and Judais...
Recognizing the social meaning of food and meals in Greco-Roman culture and, in particular, the social meaning of idol-food, is an integral part of understanding the impact of Paul?s instructions to the Christian community at Corinth regarding the consumption of idol-food. Shared meals were a...  more


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The Sin-Eater's Daughter by Michele L. Hinton
New Orleans - 1846 - Jedidiah Lucas was born under a cloud of misfortune. After the Civil War, circumstances force him to leave New Orleans and destiny leads him to Black Water Township in Louisiana. This quiet, peaceful town, nestled by the woods of Black Water Swamp, has a problem. Their...  more


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The Last Sin Eater (Large Print) by Francine Rivers
"The first time I saw the sin eater was the night Granny Forbes was carried to her grave." Cadi Forbes knows it's forbidden, that it will bring curses down on her. But something deep and instinctive moves her to look upon the sin eater anyway. And now the thought of finding...  more


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The Sin-eater: A Breviary by Thomas Lynch
Argyle eased the warm loaf right and left and downed swift gulps of beer and venial sin then lit into the bread now leavened with the corpse?s cardinal mischiefs, then he said ?Six pence, I?m sorry.? And the widow paid him.   So opens the unsanctioned priesthood of The Sin-eater: A...  more


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Sin Eater by Megan Campisi
For the crime of stealing bread, fourteen-year-old May receives a life sentence: she must become a Sin Eater -- a shunned woman, brutally marked, whose fate is to hear the final confessions of the dying, eat ritual foods symbolizing their sins as a funeral rite, and thereby shoulder their...  more


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Sin Eater by Isaac DeLuca
"And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities" ---Leviticus 16:22. A sin eater is a person who has the capacity to sense, draw out, and consume the suffering of both the living and the dead. Though only through Jesus can anyone hope for salvation, the sin eater takes upon himself the...  more


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The Curse of the Sin-Eater by John Tompkins
A Horror Thriller, After the Plague and the Great Fire of London The Sin-Eater, brutally rapes and murders a preacher's wife and is killed by her husband. Its dying curse traps the beast into repeating its horrific crimes through the following centuries, culminating in a gruesome incident in...  more


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The Sin Eater's Prince by Keta Diablo
Owen Rhys, the sin eater of his village in Wales, has been shunned by the local villagers his entire life--except by Andras Maddock, the local physician. In love with the one man he thinks will never return that love, Owen is shocked when Andras saves him from death at the hands of a vampire and...  more


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The Sin Eater by Jacques Whitecloud
The Sin Eater follows Henry Marrier, a New Orleans medical student, from anatomy class through an underworld of crooked funeral homes, criminal mischief, stripper assassins, and murder. A meditation on death, pornography, and comic books. Dark and quietly funny.


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The Sin Eater (Sandstone Vista Series) by Deborah J. Miller
After being cast out from his home village, Sevim wanders through the marshes, fatally wounded and waiting for death from hunger or cold. His dying mind plays tricks on him and he imagines shapes in the mist - fantastic creatures, monsters and spirits. One of these spirits seems more than just...  more


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The Sin Eater and Other Stories by Elizabeth Frankie Rollins
Damage suffuses The Sin Eater and Other Stories. From within Elizabeth Frankie Rollins' construct of the blighted home an adulterous husband calls on the services of a stranger to expunge his guilt, a young couple is diagnosed with the bubonic plague, and a bored woman finds herself growing a...  more


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The Scarecrow Queen, a Sin Eater's Daughter novel by Melinda Salisbury
The dangerous Sleeping Prince, once thought to be nothing ore than a fairy tale, has awoken from his enchanted sleep and is set on vengeance. As he tightens his hold on the kingdoms of Lormere and Tregellan, the net closes in on the ragged band of rebels desperately trying to defeat him. After...  more


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Parallel Evolution: Convergent Evolution, Cilium, Basal Body, Homology (Biology), Dor...
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Parallel evolution is the development of a similar trait in different not closely related species (that is in species of a different clade), but descending from the same ancestor. For a particular trait, proceeding in each of two lineages from a...  more


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Hypsodonty in Mammals: Evolution, Geomorphology and the Role of Earth Surface Process...
The evolution of high-crowned teeth, hypsodonty, is a defining characteristic of many terrestrial herbivores. To date, the most prominent focus in the study of the teeth of grazing herbivores has been co-evolution with grasses and grasslands. This book develops the idea further and looks at the...  more


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The Grace of Dogs: A Boy, a Black Lab, and a Father's Search for the Canine Soul by A...
In the bestselling tradition of Inside of a Dog and Marley & Me, a smart, illuminating, and entertaining read on why the dog-human relationship is unique--and possibly even "spiritual."   Dr. Andrew Root's search for the canine soul began the day his eight-year-old son led the family in a...  more


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Convergent Evolution: Limited Forms Most Beautiful (Vienna Series in Theoretical Biol...
Charles Darwin famously concluded On the Origin of Species with a vision of "endless forms most beautiful" continually evolving. More than 150 years later many evolutionary biologists see not endless forms but the same, or very similar, forms...  more


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Convergent Evolution: Bird, Bat, Homology (biology), Pterosaur, Divergent evolution, ...
Convergent evolution describes the acquisition of the same biological trait in unrelated lineages. The wing is a classic example of convergent evolution in action. Although their last common ancestor did not have wings, birds and bats do, and are capable of powered flight. The wings are similar...  more


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Evolutionary Biology: Convergent Evolution, Evolution of Complex Traits, Concepts and...
This book presents selected contributions to the 19th Evolutionary Biology Meeting, which took place in September 2015 in Marseille. It consists of 22 chapters, which are grouped in four sections: ·       Convergent Evolution ·       Evolution of Complex Traits ·       Concepts ·      ...  more


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Introduction to Evolution: Introduction to Evolution. Modern evolutionary synthesis, ...
Introduction to Evolution. Modern evolutionary synthesis, Evidence of common descent, Convergent evolution, Species, Speciation, Phylogenetics, Evolution as theory and fact, List of common misconceptions, Level of support for evolution, Objections to evolution, Evolutionary biology, Charles...  more


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Evolution: The Whole Story by Unknown Author
Evolution: The Whole Story provides an in-depth and up-to-the- minute account of evolution, one of the ultimate keystone theories in modern science. Ten esteemed experts thoroughly survey how each of Earth's major groups of living things diversified and evolved through time and using visual...  more


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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan
Every schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and flowers: The bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey and, in the process, spreads the flowers’ genes far and wide. In The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan ingeniously demonstrates how people and domesticated...  more


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Botany Coloring Book (HarperCollins Coloring Books (Not Childrens)) by Paul Young
An exciting new approach to learning about botany. Teaches the structure and function of plants and surveys the entire plant kingdom.


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Lab Manual for Botany by Moore
This effective manual is exceptionally straightforward and easy to use. Exercises call for standard lab equipment and require minimal direction to the student. Basic biological principles are covered within a botanical framework, making this manual applicable to both science and botany majors.


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Plants of the Bible (Kegan Paul Library of Religion Mysticism) by Harold N. Moldenke...
This classic work is the standard reference on Biblical botany. Two hundred and thirty plants mentioned in the Bible are treated in detail, beginning with references in scripture and proceeding to botanical descriptions of appearance and use; references in the non-Christian literature of...  more


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Entheogen: Psychedelics, Dissociatives and Deliriants, Entheogenic (band), Psychoacti...
An entheogen, in the strict sense, is a psychoactive substance used in a religious, shamanic or spiritual context. Historically, entheogens were mostly derived from plant sources and have been used in a variety of traditional religious contexts. Most entheogens do not produce drug dependency....  more


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Greek Wild Flowers and plant lore in ancient Greece by Hellmut Baumann
This pocket-sized book is a study of over 6000 species of flowers in Greece, in which the author has also studied the place the flowers held in the lives of the Ancient Greeks - in their literature, mythology, religion and art.


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Incense Bible: Plant Scents Transcending World Culture, Medicine, and Spirituality by...
Make a spiritual connection to nature with real, raw, natural incense The Incense Bible is a comprehensive guide to the spiritual meaning of real, raw, natural incense and how to use it in prayer, meditation, or simply in creating a home environment to "reconnect" with divinity...  more


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Pharmako/Gnosis: Plant Teachers and the Poison Path by Dale Pendell
"Pendell's ongoing subjects are the botanical 'allies ' humans have always associated with, and the 'pharmakon,' the drug that is both poison and cure. A poet, ethno-botanist and amateur chemist, he's the best writer on drugs to come along since the late Terence McKenna."-Richard Gehr, The...  more


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People of the Peyote: Huichol Indian History, Religion, Survival by Unknown Author
Now available in paperback, People of the Peyote explores the Huichol Indians of Mexico, who are best known for their worship of the peyote cactus. Ritually harvested each year, the peyote flower plays a central role in most Huichol observances of the annual ceremonial round. The Huichols have...  more


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People of the Peyote: Huichol Indian History, Religion, Survival by Unknown Author
Now available in paperback, People of the Peyote explores the Huichol Indians of Mexico, who are best known for their worship of the peyote cactus. Ritually harvested each year, the peyote flower plays a central role in most Huichol observances of the annual ceremonial round. The Huichols have...  more


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The Religion of the Peyote Cult of the Winnebago Indians by J. Cyril Flower
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Carnivorous Plant: Carnivorous plant. Pitcher plant, Protocarnivorous plant, List of...
Carnivorous plant. Pitcher plant, Protocarnivorous plant, List of carnivorous plants, Aggressive mimicry, Mucilage, Venus Flytrap, Archaeamphora longicervia, Roridula


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Carnivorous Plants in the Wilderness by Makoto Honda
This is a book on the ecology of carnivorous plants, their lifestyle and surroundings. Through millions of years of evolution, carnivorous plants have acquired special adaptations that may appear quite bizarre and eccentric in the seemingly docile world of the plant kingdom. The idea that...  more


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First Field Guide to Parasitic and Carnivorous Plants of Southern Africa (First Field...
This field guide introduces the little-documented world of parasitic and carnivorous plants, a category of flora that is often overlooked. The author explains how these unusual plants grow and reproduce, and why they are dependent on other species in order to flourish. He outlines the methods of...  more


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Plant Roots: Reasons Why the Human Diet Is Rooted Exclusively In Plants by Rex Bowlby
Given that the majority of Americans consume a meat, dairy, and egg-based diet its hard to swallow the supposition that humans are natural vegetarians. But after reading Plant Roots even the most die-hard will question their carnivorous habits. Comprehensively researched and uniquely presented,...  more


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Carnivorous Plants by Adrian Slack
The mobile tentacles of the Sundews, the snapping lobes of the Venus Fly Trap, and the slippery, baited pitfalls of the Pitcher Plants seem the stuff of science fiction, yet these amazing plants do exist. Adrian Slack focuses on some fifty species, using photographs, line drawings, and diagrams...  more


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The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants by Peter D'Amato
For fifteen years, The Savage Garden has been the number one bestselling bible for those interested in growing carnivorous plants. This new edition is fully revised to include the latest developments and discoveries in the carnivorous plant world, making it the most accurate and up to date book...  more


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Growing Carnivorous Plants by Barry Rice
For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants. From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the...  more


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Herbivore: Animal, Predation, Organism, Heterotroph, Autotroph, Plant, Algae, Bacteri...
A herbivore is an animal that is adapted to eat plants and not meat. Herbivory is a form of predation in which an organism consumes principally autotrophs such as plants, algae and photosynthesizing bacteria. By that definition, many fungi, some bacteria, many animals, some protists and a small...  more


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Food-Borne Parasitic Zoonoses: Fish and Plant-Borne Parasites (World Class Parasites)...
The food-borne parasites discussed in this book are infections of animals which are transmissible to humans and constitute an important component of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (The World Health Organization). The increasing recognition of the public health significance of these zoonoses,...  more


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The Physiology & Biochemistry of Free-Living and Plant-parasitic Nematodes by Unknown...
Free-living and plant-parasitic nematodes are both common agricultural pests and well established subjects for studies in genetics. The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is now one of the prime organisms for studying the function of genes. This volume provides detailed information on nematode...  more


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Plant Resistance to Parasitic Nematodes by Unknown Author
Host plant resistance is one of the cornerstones upon which integrated pest management is based. Improved pest management is an essential element of sustainable agriculture. Resistance to nematodes is currently under utilized particularly in developing countries. This practically oriented book,...  more


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Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition (Plant Pathology) b...
New in the Second Edition Revised and updated with new concepts, case studies, and laboratory exercises, Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition supplies highly detailed and accurate information in a well-organized and accessible format. New additions to the second...  more


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Concise Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology by Perumal Vidhyasekaran
An easy-to-use single reference source covering the full range of subject areas associated with plant pathology! This comprehensive volume covers the entire field of plant pathology. It does not merely define the numerous subjects covered (297 topics carefully arranged in 38 sections!) but...  more


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Diagnosing Plant Diseases Caused by Nematodes by Malcolm C. Shurtleff & Charles W...
Use this new book to simplify diagnosis of nematode problems and identify plant-parasitic nematodes. With its descriptive key and detailed drawings, Diagnosing Plant Diseases Caused by Nematodes assists readers in differentiating plant-parasitic nematodes from free-living (microbivorous)...  more


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Interfungal Parasitic Relationships (Cabi Cabi) by P. Jeffries & T. W. K. Young
There are many ways in which different species of fungi can interact with each other. At one extreme, one living fungus serves directly as the nutrient source of another. This parasitic relationship, often termed imycoparasitismi is the main focus of this book, particularly with respect to...  more


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Plant-Parasitic Nematodes of Coffee by Unknown Author
This book provides an in-depth review of coffee-parasitic nematodes, which in some regions of the world have decimated plantations since late nineteenth century. Throughout its 17 chapters, written by specialists from many research institutions worldwide, this book reviews key aspects of this...  more


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Parasitic Plants by Unknown Author
Parasitic plants are of great economic importance and cause huge crop losses worldwide. They present unique biological aspects and control problems. This title provides full coverage relating to the biology, diversity and control of parasitic flowering plants and will be of great use to...  more


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Plant Nematology by Unknown Author
Written by subject experts, this book provides an indispensible overview of all aspects of plant-parasitic nematodes. It begins by reviewing the basic structure and classification of nematodes, their taxonomy and phylogeny and the major groups of plant-parasitic nematodes. It moves on to cover...  more


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Cell Biology of Plant Nematode Parasitism by R. Howard Berg
Plant-parasitic nematodes are among the most destructive plant pathogens, causing enormous losses to agronomic crops worldwide. This book provides an up-to-date review of research related to two of the most important nematode pests, root-knot and cyst nematodes. Chapters cover early...  more


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Plant Defense: Warding off attack by pathogens, herbivores and parasitic plants by Da...
Plant Defense provides an overview of all major aspects of plant defence, including defence against pathogens, parasites, and invertebrate and vertebrate herbivores. The book looks at defense mechanisms including structural and chemical defences, and constitutive and inducible defences....  more


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Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Plant-Nematode Interactions (Developments in Plant ...
In 1992 a Concerted Action Programme (CAP) was initiated by Peter Sijmons with the purpose of intensifying collaborations between 16 European laboratories working on plant-parasitic nematodes. The four-year programme entitled `Resistance mechanisms against plant--parasitic nematodes' focused...  more


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Biological Control of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: Soil Ecosystem Management in Sustain...
Plant-parasitic nematodes are one of multiple causes of soil-related sub-optimal crop performance. This book integrates soil health and sustainable agriculture with nematode ecology and suppressive services provided by the soil food web to provide holistic solutions. Biological control is an...  more


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Biological Control of Plant Parasitic Nematodes (Cabi) by G. R. Stirling
During the past fifteen years there has been increasing concern over the adverse effects that certain chemical nematicides might have on the environment and human health. As with insecticides and insect pests therefore, there is now much greater emphasis on seeking natural enemies and biological...  more


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Thieves, Deceivers, and Killers : Tales of Chemistry in Nature by William Agosta
The tobacco plant synthesizes nicotine to protect itself from herbivores. The female moth broadcasts sex pheromones to attract a mate, while a soldier ant deploys an alarm pheromone to call for help. The carbon dioxide on a mammal's breath beckons hungry ticks and mosquitoes, while a flower's...  more


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Dead or Alive by David Revere McFadden & Lowery Stokes Sims
Dead or Alive, presented by the Museum of Arts and Design from April 27 through October 24, 2010, showcased the work of over 30 international artists  who transform organic materials and objects that were once produced by or part of living organisms-insects, feathers, bones, silkworm cocoons,...  more


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Dental Biotribology by Zhong-Rong Zhou
Dental Biotribology summarizes the latest achievements in dental wear and is designed to help the reader better understand the relationship between structures and tribological properties of human teeth. This book provides guidance on the biomimic design of anti-wear engineering systems based on...  more


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Farming in Nature's Image: An Ecological Approach to Agriculture by Judith D. Soule
÷Farming in Nature's Image provides, for the first time, a detailed look into the pioneering work of The Land Institute, the leading educational and research organization for sustainable agriculture.The authors draw on case studies, hands-on experience, and research results to explain the...  more


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Altering Eden: The Feminization of Nature by Deborah Cadbury
Have we traded our future for the products of modern life? Scientists around the world are finding alarming changes in human reproduction and health. There is strong evidence that sperm counts have fallen dramatically. Testicular, prostate and breast cancer are on the rise. Different animal...  more


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How to Speak Dog : Mastering the Art of Dog-Human Communication by Stanley Coren
At long last, dogs will know just how smart their owners can be. By unlocking the secrets of the hidden language of dogs, psychologist Stanley Coren allows us into the doggy dialogue and makes two-way communication a reality. For the first time, instead of receiving an incomprehensible mash of...  more


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Natural Reef Aquariums: Simplified Approaches to Creating Living Saltwater Microcosms...
Debunking the myth that reef aquariums need to be wildly expensive and technologically complex, John Tullock offers a new, radically simple approach to producing beautiful, captive microcosms. Using live rock and live sand as part of a natural filtration system, the home aquarist can now...  more


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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution's Most Unbelievable Solutions to...
A fascinating exploration of the awe-inspiring, weird, and unsettling ingenuity of evolution On a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber?s anus. To find a meal, the female bolas spider releases pheromones that mimic a female moth, luring male moths into her...  more


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Spiders and Their Webs (Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 (Awards)) b...
In Spiders and Their Webs biologist-photographer Darlyne Murawski shares her fascination with web-spinning spiders with young readers. They will learn that not all spiders weave webs, but those that do not only create an incredible variety of designs but also have different ways of using their...  more


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Symmetry in Chaos: A Search for Pattern in Mathematics, Art, and Nature by Michael Fi...
Chaotic dynamics (known popularly as chaos theory or, more simply, chaos) is among the most fascinating new fields in modern science, revolutionizing our understanding of order and pattern in nature. Symmetry, a traditional and highly developed area of mathematics, would seem to lie at the...  more


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Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
A revolutionary new theory showing how we can predict human behavior-from a radical genius and bestselling author Albert-Laszlo Barabasi changed the way you think about real-world networks. His first book, Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business,...  more


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Pattern Recognition and Neural Networks by Brian D. Ripley
Ripley brings together two crucial ideas in pattern recognition: statistical methods and machine learning via neural networks. He brings unifying principles to the fore, and reviews the state of the subject. Ripley also includes many examples to illustrate real problems in pattern recognition...  more


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Pattern Recognition: Human and Mechanical by Satosi Watanabe
The first major work in the nascent discipline of ``cognitive science.'' It provides a unified presentation of pattern recognition that introduces new mechanical methods as well as a wider humanistic perspective on the science. Showing that practically all the known pattern recognition...  more


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Pattern Recognition by Self-Organizing Neural Networks (Bradford Books) by Unknown Au...
>Pattern Recognition by Self-Organizing Neural Networks presents the most recent advances in an area of research that is becoming vitally important in the fields of cognitive science, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and neural networks in general.


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Pattern Recognition in Computational Molecular Biology: Techniques and Approaches (Wi...
A comprehensive overview of high-performance pattern recognition techniques and approaches to Computational Molecular Biology This book surveys the developments of techniques and approaches on pattern recognition related to Computational Molecular Biology. Providing a broad coverage of the...  more


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Symmetry Comes of Age: The Role of Pattern in Culture by Unknown Author
This is the companion volume to the authors' groundbreaking Symmetries of Culture, the classic reference for symmetry analysis of pattern for anthropologists, archaeologists, art historians, mathematicians, and designers. Central to symmetry analysis is the use of symmetry in the more precise...  more


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The Pattern of Evolution by Niles Eldredge
Do similarities exist between the ways the living and nonliving worlds function and evolve? In The Pattern of Evolution, Niles Eldredge--one of the world's most accomplished scientific thinkers--examines the history of ideas on evolution from the beginning of the modern scientific era about two...  more


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Infectious Diseases in Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution (Oxford Series in Ec...
Recent progress in the field of wildlife disease ecology demonstrates that infectious disease plays a crucial role in the lives of wild animals. Parasites and pathogens should be especially important for social animals in which high contact among individuals increases the potential for disease...  more


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Parasite Antigens, Parasite Genes : A Laboratory Manual for Molecular Parasitology by...
Enthusiasts of immunological assays, protein chemistry and molecular cloning have a feast of guides and recipe books to follow. What the authors have achieved with this book has been to provide a more integrated reference work to reflect the arrival of molecular parasitology on the scientific...  more


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Parasites and the Behavior of Animals (Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution) by Jan...
When a parasite invades an ant, does the ant behave like other ants? Maybe not-and if it doesn't, who, if anyone, benefits from the altered behaviors? The parasite? The ant? Parasites and the Behavior of Animals shows that parasite-induced behavioral alterations are more common than we...  more


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Rabid: A Cultural History of the Word's Most Diabolical Virus by Bill Wasik and Monic...
"The rabies virus is a microscopic particle of genes and proteins, and yet it has cast a fearful shadow over all of human history. Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy have produced an eerily elegant meditation on disease and madness, dogs and vampires. It's as infectious as its subject." ...  more


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Parasitology: An Integrated Approach by Alan Gunn & Sarah Jane Pitt
Parasitology: An Integrated Approach, provides a concise, student-friendly account of parasites and parasite relationships that is supported by case studies and suggestions for student projects. The book focuses strongly on parasite interactions with other pathogens and in particular...  more


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Riddled with Life: Friendly Worms, Ladybug Sex, and the Parasites That Make Us Who We...
We treat disease as our enemy. Germs and infections are things we battle. But what if we?ve been giving them a bum rap? From the earliest days of life on earth, disease has evolved alongside us. And its presence isn't just natural but is also essential to our health. Drawing on the latest...  more


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The God Virus: How religion infects our lives and culture by Darrel W. Ray & Ed.D...
What makes religion so powerful? How does it weave its way into our political system? Why do people believe and follow obvious religious charlatans? What makes people profess deep faith even as they act in ways that betray that faith? What makes people blind to the irrationalities of their...  more


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Genetics of Host and Parasite: Implications for Immunity, Epidemiology and Evolution ...
This collection of articles, edited by D. Wakelin and D. Walliker include: Genetic variability in parasites and host-parasite interactions; Host genetics and infectious disease; T cell and cytokine basis of host variability in response to intestinal nematode infections; The role of MHC- and...  more


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Parasite Communities : Patterns and Processes by Unknown Author
A book of essential information on parasitic helminth communities for all those involved and interested in parasitology and community ecology. It examines a wide range of vertebrate and molluscan hosts, and includes a combination of literature review plus substantial new data. Until recently the...  more


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Host-Parasite Evolution: General Principles and Avian Models by Unknown Author
This is a question-oriented volume with a solid organismal foundation that will help to bridge the gap between evolutionary ecologists and parasitologists. A range of experts have written chapters that review general concepts and provide a detailed survey of the parasites of a major group of...  more


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Parasite Adaptation to Environmental Constraints (Parasitology) by Unknown Author
Parasites experience two environments; one reflecting external conditions, the other created by the living host. The constraints imposed by these environments provide an avenue into the rich diversity of parasitology. Papers review familiar and unfamiliar extreme physical conditions from low...  more


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The Parasite (Posthumanities) by Michel Serres
Influential philosopher Michel Serres?s foundational work uses fable to explore how human relations are identical to that of the parasite to the host body. Among Serres?s arguments is that by being pests, minor groups can become major players in public dialogue?creating diversity and complexity...  more


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PARASITE BIODIVERSITY by Robert Poulin & Serge Morand
This comprehensive, groundbreaking book on the biodiversity of parasites offers a clear and accessible explanation of how parasite biodiversity provides insight into the history and biogeography of other organisms, the structure of ecosystems, and the processes that lead to the diversification...  more


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Host-Parasite Evolution: General Principles and Avian Models by Unknown Author
This is a question-oriented volume with a solid organismal foundation that will help to bridge the gap between evolutionary ecologists and parasitologists. A range of experts have written chapters that review general concepts and provide a detailed survey of the parasites of a major group of...  more


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Biodiversity of Parasite-fauna (Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Himalayas) by R.C. Bhagat
The book, Biodiversity of Parasite-fauna: Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Himalayas, embodies a comprehensive account of biodiversity of animal parasites of paramount zoogeographical importance. The parasite-fauna include protozoans, helminthes (trematodes, cestodes, acanthocephalans and nematodes),...  more


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Parasite-Insect Interactions: Reciprocal Manipulation (Parasitology) by Unknown Autho...
Parasitology is an important specialist journal covering the latest advances in the subject. It publishes original papers on all aspects of parasitology and host-parasite relationships, ranging from the latest discoveries in biochemical and molecular biology to ecology and epidemiology in the...  more


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Bird-Parasite Interactions: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (Oxford Ornithology Seri...
Birds are hosts to many parasites, internal and external. The parasites inevitably form a burden to the host bird and therefore may affect its ability to grow, survive and reproduce as well as its behavior and the abundance and distribution of the whole species. As a consequence, bird-parasite...  more


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Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures by Carl Z...
Almost every animal will at some time or other become the home of a parasite. Not only are parasites the most sucessful life-forms on Earth, they triggered the development of sex, shape, ecosystems, and have driven the engine of evolution. Carl Zimmer describes the frightening and amazing...  more


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Animal Parasite Control Utilizing Biotechnology by Weng K. Yong
This volume emphasizes the application of modern biotechnological approaches to the study and control of animal parasites. The book begins by discussing molecular concepts and principles in general before moving on to cover specific applications for endoparasites, ectoparasites, and finally the...  more


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Ecology of Wildlife Host-Parasite Interactions (Parasitology) by Bryan T. Grenfell
This new collection of articles, edited by Bryan T. Grenfell includes: Factors affecting the evolution of virulence: nematode parasites of fig wasps; Host-parasite sexual strategies: transovarian transmission of a microsporidian sex ratio distorter in Gammarus duebeni; Understanding the...  more


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Parasite Diversity and Diversification: Evolutionary Ecology Meets Phylogenetics by U...
The development of molecular tools has dramatically increased our knowledge of parasite diversity and the vectors that transmit them. From viruses and protists to arthropods and helminths, each branch of the Tree of Life offers an insight into significant, yet cryptic, biodiversity. Alongside...  more


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The Parasite-Stress Theory of Values and Sociality: Infectious Disease, History and H...
This book develops and tests an ecological and evolutionary theory of the causes of human values?the core beliefs that guide people?s cognition and behavior?and their variation across time and space around the world. We call this theory the parasite-stress theory of values or the parasite-stress...  more


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Parasite Life Cycles by Dickson D. Despommier & John W. Karapelou
In a unique, visual approach to the depiction of parasite life cycles, this detailed atlas presents a clear, concise, and complete overview of the parasite/human host interrelationship. 75 life cycles include all the major protozoan and helminth pathogens of man with new and updated information...  more


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Modelling Parasite Transmission and Control (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Bi...
Modelling parasite transmission has made enormous strides since the seminal models of Ross for describing malaria transmission developed during the early 1900s. McDonald?s use of the early malaria models to show that killing adult mosquitoes would be particularly effective in reducing infection...  more


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Exploring Parasite Genomes (Parasitology) by Unknown Author
Information on parasite genomes will be fundamental to the future directions of parasitology research. Complete parasite gene sequence data, currently available for some pathogenic bacteria, will provide essential biological information and clues to novel drug and vaccine targets. The papers in...  more


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Primate Parasite Ecology: The Dynamics and Study of Host-Parasite Relationships (Camb...
Anyone who has spent an extended period in the tropics has an idea, through caring for others or first-hand experience, just what it is like to be a primate parasite host. Monkeys and apes often share parasites with humans, for example the HIV viruses which evolved from related viruses of...  more


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Evolutionary Biology of Host-Parasite Relationships: Theory Meets Reality by Unknown ...
This book brings together recent theoretical and empirical developments in all aspects of the study of host-parasite coevolution, including epidemiology, the evolution of parasite virulence, specificity and life history traits, and the evolution of host defences and life history strategies. The...  more


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The Art of Being a Parasite by Claude Combes
Parasites are a masterful work of evolutionary art. The tiny mite Histiostoma laboratorium, a parasite of Drosophila, launches itself, in an incredible display of evolutionary engineering, like a surface-to-air missile at a fruit fly far above its head. Gravid mussels such as Lampsilis...  more


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Parasite Rex : Inside The Bizarre World Of Natures Most Dangerous Creatures by Carl Z...
IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites control the minds of their hosts, sending them to their destruction. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites are masters of chemical warfare and camouflage, able to cloak themselves with their hosts' own molecules. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites steer the course of...  more


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3001: The Final Odyssey (Space Odyssey, Bk 4) by Arthur C. Clarke
It began four million years ago when a gleaming black monolith cast its shadow on the stark African savanna an inexplicable apparition that ignited the spark of human consciousness, transforming ape into man. It continued at the dawn of the 21st century when an identical black monolith was...  more


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2010: Odyssey Two (Space Odyssey, Bk 2) by Arthur C. Clarke
When 2001: A Space Odyssey first shocked, amazed, and delighted millions in the late 1960s, the novel was quickly recognized as a classic.  Since then, its fame has grown steadily among the multitudes who have read the novel or seen the film based on it.  Yet, along with the almost...  more


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2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
It has been forty years since the publication of this classic science fiction novel that changed the way we look at the stars and ourselves. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man adventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is...  more


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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
From David Mitchell, the Booker Prize nominee, award-winning writer and one of the featured authors in Granta’s “Best of Young British Novelists 2003” issue, comes his highly anticipated third novel, a work of mind-bending imagination and scope. A reluctant voyager...  more


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Zombie Birds, Asronaut Fish, and Other Weird Animals by Becky Crew
Take a walk on the weird side! Astronaut fish swimming in zero gravity? Fluffy little birds hungry for brains? Transformer butterflies morphing in midair? It's either a bad trip or one crazy safari. Becky Crew takes you on the latter by mixing serious scientific facts with lighthearted...  more


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Cute as an Axolotl (World of Weird Animals) by Jess Keating & David DeGrand (Illu...
The Internet pretty much runs on cute animal photos, but "cute" is so much more than clickbait kittens and insta-pups. Cute is for feathery-gilled axolotls (pronounced: ax-uh-LOT-ulz), shy pygmy hippos, poisonous blue dragons, and armored pangolins. All of these animals are cute, but...  more


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Creatures from Elsewhere: Weird Animals That No-One Can Explain (The Unexplained) by ...
A survey of mythical and real monsters and animals including the werewolf, the Loch Ness Monster, Sea Monsters, the Yeti, mysterious Man Beasts, and others. Color and B&W photos and illus.


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Super Little Giant Book of Weird Animal Facts (Super Little Giant) by Diagram Visual ...
Snappy monsters; talking gorillas; and fish that puff and swell: these real-life animals are positively weird! That's why even the most reluctant readers will find this brightly illustrated, all-in-color compendium of strange animal trivia simply irresistible. Open it up to any page and...  more


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Weird & Wacky, Strange & Slimy by Bonnie Bruno
The world God made is full of weird, strange, slimy, creepy, crawly creatures . . . and kids love it! This book highlights the uniqueness of these critters and why God made them the way he did. Kids will love the amazing animal tales about slimy slugs, leaping lizards, and nearly 120 more...  more


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Mysteries of Bizarre Animals and Freaks of Nature (Strange Unsolved Mysteries) by Phy...
You thought they were just animals...Read about the horse that can predict the future or the prehistoric fish that still swims the ocean.Mysteries of Bizarre Animals and Freaks of Nature recounts the inexplicable and unimaginable powers of the pets and predators, mammals and marsupials who...  more


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100 Bizarre Animals (Bradt Travel Guide) by Mike Unwin
Some animals just look weird. Take the mandrill, whose outrageous face is colored to mimic its genitals, or the star-nosed mole whose nose sprouts 22 fleshy tentacles. Others behave strangely—a mallee fowl builds huge mounds of rotting vegetation in which to incubate its eggs. Some are...  more


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Cool Animal Names: Leopard Geckos, Porcupine Fish, Kangaroo Mice & 253 Other Bizarre ...
Once a child is old enough to recognize the difference between a peacock and a frog, the idea of a peacock frog is funny and intriguing. Does it look like a peacock or a frog? Does it have a tail or a beak? And what about a skunk tiger beetle? Does it have stripes like a tiger? Or worse, stink...  more


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101 Freaky Animals by Melvin Berger
From the blobfish to the axoloti, this book reveals the planet's freakiest animals! Each page has simple blocks of text in a kid-friendly font and full-color photographs of 101 strange and bizarre animals.  


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Freaky Phenomena: Over 1500 Amazing and Bizarre Facts by Joel Levy
Moe than just a book of facts, figures and lists, FREAKY PHENOMENA also contains anecdotes and stories of "weird or what?" people, animals, plants, food, weather, and the paranormal, and answers all the burning questions that arise from the weird phenomena in the...  more


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Psychic Animals: A Fascinating Investigation of Paranormal Behavior by Dennis Bardens
In this unique study, well-known psychic investigator Dennis Bardens presents a persuasive body of evidence revealing and documenting remarkable feats of telepathy, precognition and long-distance perception, as well as other mysterious phenomena of the animal kingdom. Throughout the ages animals...  more


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The World of Animals (God's Design) by Debbie Lawrence & Richard Lawrence
You will explore every facet of the animal kingdom in this book. From cuddly mammals and slimy frogs, to jellyfish and bacteria, you and your child will discover how God created each animal to be unique. The activities make learning about animals even more fun. 35 lessons. Full-color


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Medicine Cards : The Discovery of Power Through the Ways of Animals by Jamie Sams &am...
Discover the tool that millions of people worldwide are using for guidance, inspiration, and help in finding answers to life's questions. now, revised and expanded to include eight additional cards, this unique and powerful divination system draws upon ancient wisdom and tradition to teach the...  more


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All Pets Go To Heaven: The Spiritual Lives of the Animals We Love by Sylvia Browne
Pets have a special place in our hearts and homes -- but do they share our destiny after death?World famous psychic, spiritual teacher, and New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Browne exercises her astonishing insight to illustrate the very special purpose our pets have on Earth -- and what...  more


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If Animals Could Talk: Creation Speaks for Itself by Werner Gitt
Did you know that while in flight, the sparrow’s heart can beat up to 760 times per minute? Or that a baby blue whale grows at a rate of 3.3 kg an hour while it’s nursing, a grand total of 17 tons by the end of the nursing stage? How about that glow worms have a light output efficiency of 100%,...  more


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Raising the Peaceable Kingdom : What Animals Can Teach Us About the Social Origins of...
“I did not want to fail, because the stakes were too high. After all, I was after nothing less than the secret of human harmony.” The challenge that bestselling author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson set for himself was formidable: to create a true interspecies peaceable kingdom within his...  more