Animal Sciences brings together a wide range of scientific, historical and cultural information about the animal world. In addition to covering biological concepts, the history of zoology, biographies of scientists in the field, and ethical issues, such as the practice of animal experimentation, it also covers careers in the animal sciences. Each fully illustrated volume includes sidebars, charts and a glossary, as well as bibliographies, filmographies and a list of the addresses of institutions devoted to the protection and study of wild and domesticated animals around the world.
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"This four-volume reference set presents a range of concepts about the animal world covered in the high school biology curriculum, including historical information, careers in animal science, and ethical issues...Each topic is written by a different contributor, using explicit scientific terms. Vocabulary words are written in bold with definitions in a side panel. An important feature in this set is that each topic includes one or more photographs, tables, or other graphic images to enhance readability and understanding. At the end of each article are cross-references and a bibliography. Each book has a glossary with easy-to-read definitions of vocabulary words, as well as an index...Recommended."
-- Book Report (September 2002)
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