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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 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 Story Book of Science By Jean Henri Fabre
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The Wonder Book of Chemistry By Jean-Henri Fabre
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A wondrous introduction to the world of chemistry, designed specifically for younger readers with the intention of arousing their interest in science. Using everyday objects found around the house or... More > in the local store, this book is set as a storyline in which an “Uncle Paul” teaches his two nephews the secrets behind building an artificial volcano; how to set metals on fire; the flammable properties of water; how to make a fire hotter; how to make soap bubbles rise; how to make invisible ink; the science behind effervescent wines, ciders, and beer; how plants feed on carbon, water, and air—and much, much more. Note: This is not a "scan" copy but has been completely reset.< Less
The Wonder Book of Chemistry By Jean-Henri Fabre
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A wondrous introduction to the world of chemistry, designed specifically for younger readers with the intention of arousing their interest in science. Using everyday objects found around the house or... More > in the local store, this book is set as a storyline in which an “Uncle Paul” teaches his two nephews the secrets behind building an artificial volcano; how to set metals on fire; the flammable properties of water; how to make a fire hotter; how to make soap bubbles rise; how to make invisible ink; the science behind effervescent wines, ciders, and beer; how plants feed on carbon, water, and air—and much, much more. Note: This is not a "scan" copy but has been completely reset.< 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
Entomologische Erinnerungen, 1. Serie 1879 By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Jean-Henri Fabre: "Entomologische Erinnerungen - 1. Serie 1879". Zweisprachige Ausgabe (deutsch - französisch). Übersetzt von Franz-Josef Wittmann
Provenzalische Erinnerungen - 11. Serie By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Jean-Henri Fabre hat sein vielbändiges Werk unter dem Titel "Souvenirs Entomologiques" veröffentlicht. Der vorliegende Übersetzungsband seiner Erinnerungen erscheint als... More > erster unter dem ansprechenderen Titel "Provenzalische Erinnerungen". Fabre stammt zwar aus dem Languedoc, der westlichen Nachbarprovinz jenseits der Rhone, hat aber den weitaus größten Teil seines Lebens in der Provence gelebt und gearbeitet, insbesondere seine "Souvenirs Entomologiques" dort verfaßt. Nicht nur das rechtfertigt die Änderung des Titels. Sie entspricht auch dem universalen Geist Fabres, dessen Erinnerungen über die Insektenkunde weit hinausgehen und dessen Bedeutung gerade darin besteht, daß er ein großer Wissenschaftler und zugleich ein großer Schriftsteller ist.< Less
Entomologische Erinnerungen - 10. Serie 1907 By Jean-Henri Fabre
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Die Herausgabe einer Gesamtübersetzung der Entomologischen Erinnerungen von Jean-Henri Fabre in zweisprachiger Fassung wird mit der vorliegenden 10. Serie fortgesetzt. Sie schliesst an die... More > Herausgabe der 1. Serie 2009 und der 2. Serie 2010 an.< Less