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Amphibien und Reptilien der Neotropis: Entdeckungen Deutschsprachiger Forscher in Mittel- und Südamerika [Amphibians and Reptiles of the Neotropics: Discoveries by German-Speaking Researchers in Central and South America]

Series: Mertensiella Volume: 23

By: Axel Kwet(Editor), Manfred Niekisch(Editor), Frtitz-Jürgen Obst(Introduction By)

400 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables

Basilisken Press

Hardback | Mar 2016 | #229224 | ISBN-13: 9783941365537
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NHBS Price: £92.99 $120/€102 approx

About this book

Language: German with English and Spanish summaries

The first travelers and scientists that explored the amphibians and reptiles of the "new continent" did so under often adventurous conditions. This book tells their stories and reports the results of from a science history perspective. All authors are active researchers themselves, so there is also an overview of the current state of knowledge. This book is intended for biologists, as well as for historically interested reader and will also convey the fascination of the Neotropics.

Summary in German:
Unter oft abenteuerlichen Bedingungen erforschten die ersten Reisenden und Wissenschaftler die Amphibien und Reptilien des „neuen Kontinents“. Dieses Buch erzählt ihre Geschichten und berichtet von den Ergebnissen aus wissenschaftshistorischer Sicht. Alle Autoren sind selbst forschend tätig, und so ergibt sich auch ein Überblick über den aktuellen Stand des Wissens. Dieses Buch richtet sich an Biologen ebenso wie an historisch interessierte Leser und will auch die Faszination der Neotropis vermitteln.

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