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The Resource Every living thing : man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys, Rob Dunn ; preface by E.O. Wilson

Every living thing : man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys, Rob Dunn ; preface by E.O. Wilson

Label
Every living thing : man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys
Title
Every living thing
Title remainder
man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys
Statement of responsibility
Rob Dunn ; preface by E.O. Wilson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of preface
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of human discovery, from the establishment of classification in the eighteenth century to today's attempts to find life in space
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
578.012
Index
index present
LC call number
QH83
LC item number
.D87 2010
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Every living thing : man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys, Rob Dunn ; preface by E.O. Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2009 by Collins."--Title page verso
  • "Smithsonian Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 : Beginnings. What we all used to know -- Common names -- The invisible world -- Part II : Fogging (the tree of life). The apostles -- Finding everything -- Finding an ant-riding beetle -- Paert 111 : Roots. Dividing the cell -- Grafting the tree of life -- Symbiotic cells on the seafloor -- Origin stories -- Part IV : Other worlds. Looking out -- To squeeze life from a stone -- The wrong elephant? -- What remains
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper paperback.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780061430312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2942050
  • (OCoLC)419848266
  • (OCoLC)ocn419848266
  • 2618739
  • 2942050
Label
Every living thing : man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys, Rob Dunn ; preface by E.O. Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2009 by Collins."--Title page verso
  • "Smithsonian Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 : Beginnings. What we all used to know -- Common names -- The invisible world -- Part II : Fogging (the tree of life). The apostles -- Finding everything -- Finding an ant-riding beetle -- Paert 111 : Roots. Dividing the cell -- Grafting the tree of life -- Symbiotic cells on the seafloor -- Origin stories -- Part IV : Other worlds. Looking out -- To squeeze life from a stone -- The wrong elephant? -- What remains
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper paperback.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780061430312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2942050
  • (OCoLC)419848266
  • (OCoLC)ocn419848266
  • 2618739
  • 2942050

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