University of Chicago Press

The University of Chicago Press is one of the world’s great academic publishers, with more than 11,000 books under its belt since the first in 1892.  

Many zoology, biology, ecology, evolutionary biology and general natural history titles are among the roughly 350 books published by the University of Chicago Press each year, without straying from its founding principle of making current scholarship available to both specialist and general readers.

As well as publishing Nobel Prize winners, and books that have become a fixture of academic life, the University of Chicago Press also publishes general works such as Norman Maclean’s A River Runs Through It, an American classic later turned into a film by Robert Redford.  

The first book published under the University of Chicago imprint was Robert F Harper’s Assyrian and Babylonian Letters Belonging to the Kouyunjik Collections of the British Museum. It sold five copies in the first two years.  

 

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Baboon Metaphysics

Baboon Metaphysics

The Evolution of a Social Mind

By: Dorothy L Cheney and Robert M Seyfarth

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Wild Hope

Wild Hope

On the Front Lines of Conservation Success

By: Andrew Balmford(Author)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Microbes from Hell

Microbes from Hell

By: Patrick Forterre(Author), Teresa Lavender Fagan(Translated by)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Population Viability Analysis
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Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

By: Ellen D Ketterson(Editor), Jonathan W Atwell(Editor)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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The Ecology and Behavior of Amphibians
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Deforesting the Earth

Deforesting the Earth

From Prehistory to Global Crisis - An Abridgment

By: Michael Williams(Author)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Sep 2006 | Edition: 2 | #157528 | ISBN: 0226899470
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The Trilobite Book

The Trilobite Book

A Visual Journey
Art / Photobook

By: Riccardo Levi-Setti(Author)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior, and Evolution

Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior, and Evolution

By: Raymond Coppinger(Author), Lorna Coppinger(Author)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World
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Foundations of Macroecology

Foundations of Macroecology

Classic Papers with Commentaries

By: Felisa A Smith(Editor), John L Gittleman(Editor), James H Brown(Editor)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Ignoring Nature No More

Ignoring Nature No More

The Case for Compassionate Conservation

By: Marc Bekoff(Editor)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds
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The Sounding of the Whale

The Sounding of the Whale

Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century

By: D Graham Burnett(Author)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Relics: Travels in Nature's Time Machine

Relics: Travels in Nature's Time Machine

Popular Science

By: Piotr Naskrecki and Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Hardback | Nov 2011 | #192149 | ISBN-13: 9780226568706
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Evolutionary Restraints

Evolutionary Restraints

The Contentious History of Group Selection

By: Mark E Borrello

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime

Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime

The Oceans' Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter
Popular Science

By: Ellen Prager(Author)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica

A Herpetofauna between Two Continents, between Two Seas
Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: Jay M Savage

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Feb 2006 | #154533 | ISBN: 0226735389
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The Evolution of Primate Societies

The Evolution of Primate Societies

By: John C Mitani(Editor), Josep Call(Editor), Peter M Kappeler(Editor), Ryne A Palombit(Editor), Joan B Silk(Editor)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Population Fluctuations in Rodents
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