The Resource Buzz : the nature and necessity of bees, Thor Hanson

Buzz : the nature and necessity of bees, Thor Hanson

Label
Buzz : the nature and necessity of bees
Title
Buzz
Title remainder
the nature and necessity of bees
Statement of responsibility
Thor Hanson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers, a natural and cultural history of the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round. Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds. In Buzz, the beloved Thor Hanson takes us on a journey that begins 125 million years ago, when a wasp first dared to feed pollen to its young. From honeybees and bumbles to lesser-known diggers, miners, leafcutters, and masons, bees have long been central to our harvests, our mythologies, and our very existence. They've given us sweetness and light, the beauty of flowers, and as much as a third of the foodstuffs we eat. And, alarmingly, they are at risk of disappearing. As informative and enchanting as the waggle dance of a honeybee, Buzz shows us why all bees are wonders to celebrate and protect. Read this book and you'll never overlook them again
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanson, Thor
Dewey number
595.79/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL565
LC item number
.H36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL565
NAL item number
.H36 2018
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Bees
Label
Buzz : the nature and necessity of bees, Thor Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface: a bee in the hand -- Introduction: the buzz about bees -- A vegetarian wasp -- The living vibrato -- Alone together -- A special relationship -- Where flowers bloom -- Of honeyguides and hominins -- Keeping Dumbledores -- Every third bite -- Empty nests -- A day in the sun -- Conclusion: the bee-loud glade
Control code
on1011176490
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9780465052615
Lccn
2018012761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1286332
  • (Sirsi) o1011176490
  • (OCoLC)1011176490
Label
Buzz : the nature and necessity of bees, Thor Hanson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface: a bee in the hand -- Introduction: the buzz about bees -- A vegetarian wasp -- The living vibrato -- Alone together -- A special relationship -- Where flowers bloom -- Of honeyguides and hominins -- Keeping Dumbledores -- Every third bite -- Empty nests -- A day in the sun -- Conclusion: the bee-loud glade
Control code
on1011176490
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9780465052615
Lccn
2018012761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1286332
  • (Sirsi) o1011176490
  • (OCoLC)1011176490

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