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Description - Natural Historia by Santos Casado

What does Alfonso XIII's wife have to do with Gredos goats? And Pope Leo X with Indian rhinoceros? Where does the term "environment" originate? And the word "biodiversity"? What relationship is there between German spies and malacology? And between the steel industry and paleontology? All these and many other questions are answered in the pages of "Natural historia." Conceived as a free space for historic reflection on natural sciences and nature itself, the content of this book has been previously published in "Quercus "magazine bit by bit. This volume compiles a selection of 50 entries whose variety offers a little bit of everything, sure to interest anyone curious about the natural world around us and about the relationships that humans have been piecing together throughout history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788494268939
ISBN-10: 8494268937
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 176
Imprint: Ediciones Rodeno
Publisher: Ediciones Rodeno
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Santos Casado

Santos Casado is an associate professor of ecology at Autonymous University in Madrid and works for the Fernando GonzAlez BernAldez Foundation. He writes monthly for the natural history section of "Quercus "magazine and is the author of "La escritura de la naturaleza," "La ciencia en el campo," "Naturaleza patria," and "Los primeros pasos de la ecologIa en EspaNa." Rafael Serra is a regular contributor to "Quercus "magazine. His essay "El comportamiento animal en "Quercus"" appears in the book" Estudios sobre comportamiento animal: XXV aNos de la Sociedad EspaNola de EtologIa (1984-2009)."