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Books have always been one of my great loves so it is a real pleasure for me to be able to review some of the currently available works on arthropods and their ecology. Some of these books are of broad general interest others are more specialized. I have graded the books into 3 general categories, (i) Student, this means the book is particularly aimed at higher secondary and university undergraduate students, which means the book is fully referenced and will assume some knowledge of biology on the part of the reader, many of these books are well written and will be enjoyable for non-students to read (ii) General, this means anybody who has an interest in the subject should enjoy this, and (iii) Junior, this means the book is specifically aimed at younger readers. Some of the books are primarily taxonomic works but with a good helping of ecology, you will find these in both categories.
Finally I have to thank all the publishers who have so kindly sent me the books thus enabling me to supply you with these reviews.

Most of the book reviews on these pages are also a linked to from the most relevant subject pages within this site. However you find them I hope you enjoy them.

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The Books Sorted By Subject

General Mammology Identification Guides Monographs of specific Taxa
Light Reading, Entertainment Conservation Biology Text Books

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General Mammology


studentBat Ecologyby Thomas H. Kunz and M.Brock Fenton (Eds)
studentWild Cats of the Worldby Mel Sunquist and Fiona Sunguist
studentComparative Primate Socioecology by P.C. Lee (Ed.)
studentMarsupial Nutrition by Ian D. Hume
studentInfanticide by Males by Carel P. van Schaik and Charles H. Janson (Eds)
GeneralA Natural History of Domesticated Mammals by Juliet Clutton-Brock
GeneralEvolution of Herbivory in Terrestrial Vertebrates: Perspectives from the fossil record by Hans-Dieter Sues (Ed.)
GeneralThe Atlas of the European Mammals by A. J. Mithcell-Jones et al.
GeneralMarine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology by Annalisa Berta and James L. Sumich
GeneralHandbook of Marine Mammals: Vol 6: by Sam H. Ridgeway and Sir Richard Harrison.

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Identification Guides


GeneralA Photographic Atlas of the Human Body:, by Gerard J. Tortora
GeneralThe Kingdom Field Guide to African Mammals, by Jonathon Kingdom
GeneralField Guide to the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent, by K.K. Gurung and Raj Singh

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Monographs of specific Taxa


studentBat Ecologyby Thomas H. Kunz and M.Brock Fenton (Eds)
studentWild Cats of the Worldby Mel Sunquist and Fiona Sunguist
GeneralThe Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans byS ue Taylor Parker, Robert W. Mitchell and H. Lyn Miles (Eds)
studentOld World Monkeys by Paul F. Whitehead and Clifford J. Jolly (Eds)
studentComparative Primate Socioecology by P.C. Lee (Ed.)
GeneralRiding the Tiger by John Seidensticker, Sarah Christie and Peter Jackson (Eds)
studentPrimate Males by Peter M. Kappeler (Ed.)
studentPrimate Communities by John G. Fleagle, charles Janson and Kaye E. Reed (Eds)
GeneralFlying FoxesFruit and Blossom Bats of Australia, by Leslie Hall and Greg Richards
studentAfrican Mole-Rats, Ecology and Eusociality by Nigel G. Bennett and Chris G. Faulkes
studentThe Biology of Bats, by Gerhard Neuweiler
specialOntogeny, Functional Ecology and Evolution in Bats by Rick A. Adams and Scott C. Pederson (Eds)
GeneralThe Domestic Cat by Dennis C. Turner and Patrick Bateson (Eds)
GeneralLong-eared Bats by Susan M. Swift
GeneralThe Hippos by S.K. Eltringham

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Light Reading, Entertainment

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Conservation Biology


GeneralRiding the Tiger by John Seidensticker, Sarah Christie and Peter Jackson (Eds)
GeneralPriorities for the conservation of Mammalian Diversity by Abigail Entwistle and Nigel Dunstone

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Text Books


GeneralPrinciples of Human Anatomy 9th Ed., by Gerard J. Tortora
GeneralA Photographic Atlas of the Human Body:, by Gerard J. Tortora
GeneralAnalysis of Vertebrate Structure, by Milton Hilderbrand and George Goslow
GeneralThe Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans byS ue Taylor Parker, Robert W. Mitchell and H. Lyn Miles (Eds)
studentOld World Monkeys by Paul F. Whitehead and Clifford J. Jolly (Eds)
studentComparative Primate Socioecology by P.C. Lee (Ed.)
studentMarsupial Nutrition by Ian D. Hume

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