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Creatures of Cain

Erika Lorraine Milam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181882
eISBN:
9780691185095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181882.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

After World War II, the question of how to define a universal human nature took on new urgency. This book charts the rise and precipitous fall in Cold War America of a theory that attributed man's ... More


Synthesis

Louise H. Emmons

in Tupai: A Field Study of Bornean Treeshrews

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222915
eISBN:
9780520925045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222915.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the treeshrews of Borneo. It explains that the small number of living tupaiid species and the fossil record suggests that the treeshrews' ... More


Introduction

William Eberhard

in Spider Webs: Behavior, Function, and Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226534602
eISBN:
9780226534749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534749.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book is about how spider webs are built, and how and why they have evolved their many different forms. I hope this book may help future observers to see how web-building spiders can be exploited ... More


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