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Integrated Principles of Zoology Hardcover – Jan 2005

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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies; 13th edition (Jan. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0072830565
  • ISBN-13: 978-0072830569
  • Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 22.9 x 3.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,330,750 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Publisher

This new edition offers a wealth of new technology products for you and your students. A Visual Resource Library CD-ROM contains key images from our zoology texts and allows you to create dynamic classroom presentations. The new Online Learning Center website offers your students quizzing, study flashcards, and much more!
The 11th edition focuses on a "contemporary" revision. A market survey recommended that we reduce the number of chapters dealing with basic biological principles. Therefore, Parts 1 and 2 are be combined and the presentation condensed. Coverage of other topics, including biotechnology and conservation, are expanded to satisfy market changes.
The new edition features integration of the text and supporting On Line Learning Center. The new Online Learning Center website includes features for chapter study (including quizzing) and resources for instructors.
The 11th edition features a host of new "content experts" who have helped the authors to revise specific chapters in the vertebrate section. These experts include: Ron Myers (Weber State University), Helen D'Anson (Washington and Lee University), Ken Hoover (Jacksonville University), Sylvester Allred (Northern Arizona University), Sharyn Marks (Humboldt State University), Bruce Wunder (Colorado State University), Andrew Blaustein (Oregon State University), David Elsenhour (Morehead State University)
General biology topics will be decreased in favor of more depth in the diversity chapters.
This text is considered the market standard. It is comprehensive, accurate, well-written, and has an unsurpassed illustration program.
MetaText Edition Available! There is a Web-based version of this book (an eTextbook) that allows instructors to customize the text by adding comments and web links directly into the text margin. Instructors can also quickly and easily create online syllabi, post announcements, and email students. Students can search, annotate and highlight the text. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Cleve Hickman is Professor Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia, did research in animal physiology for eight years, and taught zoology for over 30 years. He's made over 20 trips to the Galapagos Islands for research and as an instructor for student field trips Larry Roberts is currently teaching parasitology and marine biology at the University of Miami. He received his Ph.D. in Parasitology from Johns Hopkins University and is a coauthor of Foundations of Parasitology, 5/e. Past teaching affiliations include University of Massachusetts, Texas Tech University, and Florida International University. Dr. Roberts has authored numerous research articles and a title of related interest: Underwater World of Sport Diving. Allan Larson is an Associate Professor at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. He received his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of California, Berkeley. His fields of specialization include Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Population Genetics and Systematics, and Amphibian Systematics. He's taught courses in general biology, evolution, and population biology. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The corners are severely damaged and there's some marking and writing in it (although not a lot). I was promised "good" quality, but I felt a bit cheated on. I might have gotten it anyway if I had know what was wrong with it, but I would never have said this book was still in "good" condition.

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Amazon.com: 10 reviews
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
revisionists make it squeakie current 26 July 2007
By Dean M. Brohman - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Excellent book. there are 38 chapters and I believe they extensively revamped and updated 37 of them. Get the most current edition, otherwise you will not have adapted as well as you could.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
very well explain text 6 Mar. 2008
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This book is excelent for those who want to learn all the basics of zoology. Is the latest vertion (for now). it has great pictures, detail information and a full section of different chapters dedicated to the different filumnes there is.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Dense, but good 4 Nov. 2006
By Rose Latham - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I bought this book for my Zoology 1 class, and found the book to be arranged in a logical manner with review material at the end of each chapter. Some of the material and explainations were dense and wordy, but overall I was highly please with the book.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Zoo Text 30 Sept. 2005
By Ryan Heppler - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
A very good book for the average college student in a zoology area. It covers the basic cell biology in the beginning, through meiosis. Then it proceeds up through single, and multi celled creatures, explaining the development, reproduction, adaptation and life cycles. The only downside is the price. between this book and the lab manual, the price will set you back somewhat.
Great Book! 24 Nov. 2014
By DobieMommy - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Makes a difficult subject much easier to understand. Lay out of the book is very helpful. Lots of diagrams and explanations. Highly recommend to anyone taking Zoology or anyone interested in the subject. I still use the book for references in my upper division Biology classes as well as other science based classes.
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