The Resource Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard

Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard

Label
Secret lives of ants
Title
Secret lives of ants
Statement of responsibility
Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
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DLC
Dewey number
595.79/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL568.F7
LC item number
C5513 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard
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Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard
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Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : My first journey to the ants -- Ants mean business : how the futuristic economics of ants maximizes their returns -- Economies of scale and rational business management : from joint ventures to multinational enterprises -- A 50-million-year tradition of farming : the massive underground mushroom farms of the leaf-cutter ants -- Ant ranchers : masters of dairy farming second only to mankind -- The world's first bodyguards : standing watch for room and board -- The charge of the ant brigade : the terrifying march of the army ants -- Talking with the ants : the clever designs of ant communication -- The ants come home : sense of direction and biological clocks -- Ants at work : maids, nannies, laborers, soldiers -- Con artists of the ant world : parasites that have cracked the ants' secret code -- Villains and monsters of the ant world : predators and parasites -- No children of their own : females in the service of an amazon queen -- Conflict in the queendom : divine right of the queen? : or the will of the masses? -- Political conflict and international alliances : yesterday's comrade, today's enemy -- The foundation myth of the Aztec ant queendom : the queens' battle for the throne -- War and slavery : from full-scale slaughter to bloodless warfare -- Epilogue : To know them is to love them
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14218468
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23 cm.
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Extent
xxvi, 156 pages
Isbn
9781421404288
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011021207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other control number
7265708
Other physical details
color illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) i9781421404288
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  • (OCoLC)728656755
  • 14218468

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