Recently Received Books (August 2007–December 2007)


American Chestnut. The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree. Freinkel, S. 2007. The University of California Press, Berkeley, California. 284 pp. $27.50 (hardcover). ISBN 978-0-520-24730-7.

Bears. A Brief History. Brunner, B., and L. Lantz, translators. 2007. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut. 272 pp. $25.00 (hardcover). ISBN 978-0-300-12299-2.

Christianity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Living. Spencer, N., and R. White. 2007. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London. 245 pp. $9.99 (paperback). ISBN 978-0-281-05833-4.

Farming with Nature. Scherr, S. J., and J. A. McNeely, editors. 2007. Island Press, Washington, D.C. 465 (xx + 445) pp. $35.00 (paperback). ISBN 978-1-59726-128-9.

The Ecology of Papua. Part One. Marshall, A. J., and B. M. Beehler, editors. 2007. Periplus Publishing Group, North Clarendon, Vermont. The Ecology of Indonesia Series. Volume VI. 780 pp. $49.95 (hardcover). ISBN-13-978-0-7946-0393-9.

The Ecology of Papua. Part Two. Marshall, A. J., and B. M. Beehler, editors. 2007. Periplus Publishing Group, North Clarendon, Vermont. The Ecology of Indonesia Series. Volume VI. 729 pp. $49.95 (hardcover). ISBN-13-978-0-7946-0483-7.

Life in the Valley of Death. The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold and Greed. Rabinowitz, A. 2007. Island Press, Washington, D.C. 243 pp. $25.95 (hardcover). ISBN 13-978-1-59726-129-6.

Macachiavellian Intelligence. How Rhesus Macaques and Humans Have Conquered the World. Maestripieri, D. 2007. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. 198 pp. $25.00 (hardcover). ISBN 13-978-0-226-50117-8.

On Private Property. Finding Common Ground on the Ownership of Land. Freyfogle, E. T. 2007. Beacon Press, Boston, Massachusetts. 207 pp. $24.95 (hardcover). ISBN 978-0-8070-4416-2.

Remaking American Communities: A Reference Guide to Urban Sprawl. Soule, D. C., editor. 2007. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska. 576 pp. $29.95 (paperback). ISBN 978-0-8032-6015-3.

What We Know about Climate Change. Emanuel, K. 2007. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 85 pp. $14.95 (hardcover). ISBN 0-262-05089-7.

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