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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

Autor: Wright, John

Editorial: Bloomsbury Publishing

Formato:Tapa Dura
Precio de Lista:$26.00
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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names : Latin names - frequently unpronounceable, all too often wrong and always a tiny puzzle to unravel - have been annoying the layman since they first became formalized as scientific terms in the eighteenth century. The Naming of the Shrew will unveil these mysteries, exploring the history, celebrating their poetic nature and revealing how naturalists sometimes get things so terribly wrong. With wonderfully witty style and captivating narrative, this book will make you see Latin names in a whole new light.


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Estudio de Lenguas Extranjeras   Latin
Ciencia   Life Sciences
Naturaleza y Aire libre   Plants

ISBN 13:9781408816981
ISBN 10:1408816989
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:303
Tamaño:8.14" l x 5.37" w x 1.09" h
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