Title: The Life of a Leaf
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
Whether plant or person, every organism must contend with its immediate physical environment, a world that both limits what organisms can do and offers innumerable opportunities for evolving ways of challenging those limits. This title explains these interactions, examining through the example of the leaf the extraordinary designs. Num Pages: 320 pages, 47 colour plates, 18 halftones, 10 line drawings. BIC Classification: PST. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 742. . 2013. Reprint. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780226104775
Críticas: "This book is a happy reminder that science can become much less daunting in the hands of an enthusiastic teacher." (London Review of Books) "Steven Vogel capably demonstrates how a scientist can unite micro and macro perspectives in looking at the natural world.... His firsthand account of many of his own experiments, and the joy with which he recounts them, brings the scientific process to life." (Publishers Weekly) "Steven Vogel's obvious enthusiasm for the subject and his skill at writing shine through with clarity and joy." (Library Journal) "This is one of those books that powerfully, and often entertainingly, demystifies science." (Nature)"
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