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The Mason-Bees By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre (December 22, 1823 – October 11,... More > 1915) was a French entomologist, and author known for the lively style of his popular books on the lives of insects.Fabre was born on December 22, 1823 in Saint-Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an autodidact, owing to the poverty of his family. Nevertheless, he acquired a primary teaching certificate at the young age of 19 and began teaching in Carpentras whilst pursuing further studies. In 1849 he was appointed to a teaching post in Ajaccio (Corsica), then in 1853 moved on to the lycée in Avignon.Fabre was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Henri_Fabre< Less
More Hunting Wasps By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre (December 22, 1823 – October 11,... More > 1915) was a French entomologist, and author known for the lively style of his popular books on the lives of insects.Fabre was born on December 22, 1823 in Saint-Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an autodidact, owing to the poverty of his family. Nevertheless, he acquired a primary teaching certificate at the young age of 19 and began teaching in Carpentras whilst pursuing further studies. In 1849 he was appointed to a teaching post in Ajaccio (Corsica), then in 1853 moved on to the lycée in Avignon.Fabre was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Henri_Fabre< Less
The Life of the Fly; With Which are Interspersed Some Chapters of Autobiography By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre (December 22, 1823 – October 11,... More > 1915) was a French entomologist, and author known for the lively style of his popular books on the lives of insects.Fabre was born on December 22, 1823 in Saint-Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an autodidact, owing to the poverty of his family. Nevertheless, he acquired a primary teaching certificate at the young age of 19 and began teaching in Carpentras whilst pursuing further studies. In 1849 he was appointed to a teaching post in Ajaccio (Corsica), then in 1853 moved on to the lycée in Avignon.Fabre was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Henri_Fabre< Less
The Wonders of Instinct: Chapters in the Psychology of Insects By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre (December 22, 1823 – October 11,... More > 1915) was a French entomologist, and author known for the lively style of his popular books on the lives of insects.Fabre was born on December 22, 1823 in Saint-Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an autodidact, owing to the poverty of his family. Nevertheless, he acquired a primary teaching certificate at the young age of 19 and began teaching in Carpentras whilst pursuing further studies. In 1849 he was appointed to a teaching post in Ajaccio (Corsica), then in 1853 moved on to the lycée in Avignon.Fabre was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Henri_Fabre< Less
The Sacred Beetle, and Others: The Breeding and Life of the Scarab Dung Beetles; their Habitat, Nest-Building, and Domestication By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Jean-Henri Fabre was a famous French entomologist whose observations of insects were praised – this examination of various beetles is characteristic of his meticulous yet engrossing... More > descriptions. Fabre’s greatest talent was rooted in his genuine passion for entomology; a natural ability to observe the quirks and habits of small creatures, and describe them to others in a plain but lively way. As demonstrated in this book, he wrote about insects as if they were his friends – seeing their lives play out, it is thus that qualities of biography are found alongside the scientific value of this work. In life, Fabre met with backlash for his unique style – formal schools, whom he in turn criticized for dryness of tutoring – considered his books long-winded, or even frivolous. Nevertheless he managed to connect atmospheric pressure to the behavior of certain insects, while contemporaries such as Charles Darwin held Fabre in high esteem, to the point of finding his studies inspirational.< Less
The Sacred Beetle, and Others: The Breeding and Life of the Scarab Dung Beetles; their Habitat, Nest-Building, and Domestication (Hardcover) By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Jean-Henri Fabre was a famous French entomologist whose observations of insects were praised – this examination of various beetles is characteristic of his meticulous yet engrossing... More > descriptions. Fabre’s greatest talent was rooted in his genuine passion for entomology; a natural ability to observe the quirks and habits of small creatures, and describe them to others in a plain but lively way. As demonstrated in this book, he wrote about insects as if they were his friends – seeing their lives play out, it is thus that qualities of biography are found alongside the scientific value of this work. In life, Fabre met with backlash for his unique style – formal schools, whom he in turn criticized for dryness of tutoring – considered his books long-winded, or even frivolous. Nevertheless he managed to connect atmospheric pressure to the behavior of certain insects, while contemporaries such as Charles Darwin held Fabre in high esteem, to the point of finding his studies inspirational.< Less
The Story Book of Science By Jean Henri Fabre
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The Secret of Everyday Things By Jean Henri Fabre
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Fascinating conversations with Uncle Paul reveal the mysteries behind the dyeing and weaving of cloth, the lighting and heating of homes, the processing involved in bringing oil, coffee, tea, spices,... More > and other foodstuffs to the table, and the power of water in all its manifestations. Excellent as follow-on to The Story Book of Science.< Less
Provenzalische Erinnerungen 2. Serie 1882 By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Die Herausgabe einer zweisprachigen Gesamtübersetzung der Entomologischen Erinnerungen von Jean-Henri Fabre wird mit dieser 2. Serie fortgesetzt. Sie schliesst an die Herausgabe der 1. Serie... More > 2009 an.< Less
Entomologische Erinnerungen 2. Serie 1882 By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Die Herausgabe einer zweisprachigen Gesamtübersetzung der Entomologischen Erinnerungen von Jean-Henri Fabre wird mit dieser 2. Serie fortgesetzt. Sie schliesst an die Herausgabe der 1. Serie... More > 2009 an.< Less

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