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A journey to the ants

Bert Hölldobler

A journey to the ants

by Bert Hölldobler

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Published by Belknap in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson.
ContributionsWilson, Edward O. 1929-
The Physical Object
Pagination(304)p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22468336M
ISBN 100674485262

This book, written in collaboration with Bert Hölldobler, a German entomologist, is a popular version of their original scholarly monograph The Ants, published in Written in a lively style, it contains a wealth of quite fascinating material that is likely to be unknown to most readers. Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. The authors interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects' evolutionary achievement/5(3).

Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects.   I had read Wilson's and Holldobler's popular account of Ant Societies: Journey to the Ants and was fascinated. I saw The Ants in a bookstore and was amazed by the book, its breadth of subject, physical layout, and photography. The book is intended for specialist, but is readable by anyone with a basic background in natural history/5(22).

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'Journey to the Ants' feels to be written more from the authors' overall view rather from a reader's perspective. But 'Journey to the Ants' is a classic for the general readers and so well written that, I believe, it is a must to everyone having interests in the wonderful world of by:   Journey to the Ants is a short book that has the feel of a long book.

It is packed with the findings of the lifetime of research by the Myremecologists Holldobler and Wilson, ranging across all aspects of ants' life cycle, from how ants communicate, to how members of a colony interact with each other, other colonies, and other species/5.

'Journey to the Ants' feels to be written more from the authors' overall view rather from a reader's perspective. But 'Journey to the Ants' is a classic for the general readers and so well written that, I believe, it is a must to everyone having interests in the wonderful world of ants/5(70).

Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer.

The authors interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects' evolutionary achievement.

JOURNEY TO THE ANTS To The Ants ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to Journey To The Ants book pdf for free now "the Indiana Jones of entomology," takes us around the globe on a strange and colorful journey in search of the hidden world of ants.

In tales from Nigeria. When the authors of this book wrote their Pulitzer Prize winning book The Ants a few years before this one, between them they had dedicated almost 75 years to the study of ants.

That tome is weighty in every respect, and a little formidable/5. Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration. by Bert Hölldobler. When the authors of this book wrote their Pulitzer Prize winning book The Ants a few years before this one, between them they had dedicated almost 75 years to the study of ants.

out of 5 stars Journey of the Ants. Reviewed in the United States on J /5. The Journey of an Ant. Author: Rüdiger Wehner; Publisher: Belknap Press ISBN: Category: Animal navigation Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Cataglyphis ants can set out across vast expanses of desert terrain in search of prey, and then find the shortest way home.

Read Online Journey To The Ants and Download Journey To The Ants book full in PDF formats. Not just a good-parts version of their magisterial, Pulitzer -winning The Ants, Journey is also a double autobiography--the history of how early enthusiasm developed into an enormously fruitful scientific collaboration.

"We, having entered our bug period as children, were blessed by never being required to abandon it," the authors s: "Journey to the Ants" combines autobiography and scientific lore to what study of ants can offer. Bert Holldobler and E.O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, an account of.

-- Philip Morrison Scientific American Everyone should read Journey to the Ants; it is a book to read right through; I have done so twice so far.

It brings back the joy of science and restores the sense of wonder, it is truly food for thought. For me it is a beloved book that will stay at my bedside/5(46). 'Journey to the Ants' feels to be written more from the authors' overall view rather from a reader's perspective.

But 'Journey to the Ants' is a classic for the general readers and so well written that, I believe, it is a must to everyone having interests in the wonderful world of ants/5(51). Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer.

The authors interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects' evolutionary : Journey to the Ants: a Story of Scientific Exploration is a book by the evolutionary biologist Bert Hölldobler and the biologist Edward O.

book was written as a popularized account for the layman of the science earlier presented in their winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction inThe Ants (). Editions. Paperback, on The Belknap Press of Harvard Publisher: Harvard University Press.

Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Bert Hölldobler and E. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects’ evolutionary /5(5).

Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration Edward O. Wilson, Bert Hölldobler Hailed as "a masterpiece" by Scientific American and as "the greatest of all entomology books" by Science, Bert Holldobler and Edward O.

Wilson's monumental treatise The Ants also was praised in the popular press and won a Pulitzer Prize. The Ants is the most comprehensive referance book available on the subject. It's extremely well written, but the language is generally geared towards entomologists.

If you have at least a bit of a background in entomology, The Ants is a great referance (and even a decent read).Cited by:   Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer.

Bert Hölldobler and E. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects' evolutionary : Bert Holldobler. The books I have read about ants are two, 'The Lives of Ants by Laurent Keller and Laurent Keller' and this book by Hölldobler and Wilson.

In conclusion, to me, 'The lives of Ants' is better than 'Journey to the Ants'. Of course, each book has its own merits and demerits, /5(51). Journey to the ants: a story of scientific exploration User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This intriguing account of inquiry into the realm of ants is written by two giants in the arena of ant research whose own studies have helped mold our views of ant communication and social structure /5(5).

Buy a cheap copy of Journey to the ants:a story of book by Edward O. Wilson. Look to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise, says the proverb. Bert Hölldobler and E.O. Wilson have joined together to tell how they took this Free shipping over $Cited by:   Journey to the ants: a story of scientific exploration Item Preview remove-circle Journey to the ants: a story of scientific exploration by Hölldobler, Internet Archive Books.

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