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The Resource Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard

Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard

Label
Secret lives of ants
Title
Secret lives of ants
Statement of responsibility
Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kaemi cheguk ŭi palgyŏn
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Choe, Jae C
Dewey number
595.79/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL568.F7
LC item number
C5513 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ants
  • Social behavior in animals
Label
Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
My first journey to the ants -- The economics of ant society. Ants mean business : how the futuristic economics of ants maximizes their returns ; Economies of scale and rational business management : from joint ventures to multinational enterprises ; A 50-million-year tradition of farming : the massive underground mushroom farms of the leaf-cutter ants ; Ant ranchers : masters of dairy farming second only to mankind ; The world's first bodyguards : standing watch for room and board ; The charge of the ant brigade : the terrifying march of the army ants -- The culture of ant society. Talking with the ants : the clever designs of ant communication ; The ants come home : sense of direction and biological clocks ; Ants at work : maids, nannies, laborers, soldiers ; Con artists of the ant world : parasites that have cracked the ants' secret code ; Villains and monsters of the ant world : predators and parasites -- The politics of ant society. No children of their own : females in the service of an Amazon queen ; Conflict in the queendom : divine right of the queen? : or, the will of the masses? ; Political conflict and international alliances : yesterday's comrade, today's enemy ; The foundation myth of the Aztec ant queendom : the queens' battle for the throne ; War and slavery : from full-scale slaughter to bloodless warfare -- To know them is to love them
Control code
ocn728656755
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 156 p.
Isbn
9781421404288
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011021207
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Secret lives of ants, Jae Choe ; foreword by Jane Goodall ; photographs by Dan Perlman ; translated by Dan Leonard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
My first journey to the ants -- The economics of ant society. Ants mean business : how the futuristic economics of ants maximizes their returns ; Economies of scale and rational business management : from joint ventures to multinational enterprises ; A 50-million-year tradition of farming : the massive underground mushroom farms of the leaf-cutter ants ; Ant ranchers : masters of dairy farming second only to mankind ; The world's first bodyguards : standing watch for room and board ; The charge of the ant brigade : the terrifying march of the army ants -- The culture of ant society. Talking with the ants : the clever designs of ant communication ; The ants come home : sense of direction and biological clocks ; Ants at work : maids, nannies, laborers, soldiers ; Con artists of the ant world : parasites that have cracked the ants' secret code ; Villains and monsters of the ant world : predators and parasites -- The politics of ant society. No children of their own : females in the service of an Amazon queen ; Conflict in the queendom : divine right of the queen? : or, the will of the masses? ; Political conflict and international alliances : yesterday's comrade, today's enemy ; The foundation myth of the Aztec ant queendom : the queens' battle for the throne ; War and slavery : from full-scale slaughter to bloodless warfare -- To know them is to love them
Control code
ocn728656755
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 156 p.
Isbn
9781421404288
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011021207
Other physical details
col. ill.

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