Cover: Field Notes on Science & Nature, from Harvard University PressCover: Field Notes on Science & Nature in HARDCOVER

Field Notes on Science & Nature

Edited by Michael R. Canfield

Foreword by Edward O. Wilson

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$55.00 • £44.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674057579

Publication Date: 05/30/2011

Short

320 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

87 color illustrations, 43 halftones

World

  • Foreword [Edward O. Wilson]
  • Introduction [Michael R. Canfield]
  • 1 The Pleasure of Observing [George B. Schaller]
  • 2 Untangling the Bank [Bernd Heinrich]
  • 3 One and a Half Cheers for List-Keeping [Kenn Kaufman]
  • 4 A Reflection of the Truth [Roger Kitching]
  • 5 Linking Researchers across Generations [Anna K. Behrensmeyer]
  • 6 The Spoken and the Unspoken [Karen L. Kramer]
  • 7 In the Eye of the Beholder [Jonathan Kingdon]
  • 8 Why Sketch? [Jenny Keller]
  • 9 The Evolution and Fate of Botanical Field Books [James L. Reveal]
  • 10 Note-Taking for Pencilophobes [Piotr Naskrecki]
  • 11 Letters to the Future [John D. Perrine and James L. Patton]
  • 12 Why Keep a Field Notebook? [Erick Greene]
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2011 Association of American Publishers PROSE Award for Excellence, Biological Sciences Category
  • A Barnes & Noble Review Editors’ Pick for Best Reading of 2011
  • A Barnes & Noble Best of 2011 Selection (“Quirky, Beautiful, Different” Category)
  • A Brain Pickings Best Science Book of 2011
Rewired: Protecting Your Brain in the Digital Age, by Carl D. Marci, MD, from Harvard University Press

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: A Brief History of Equality, by Thomas Piketty, from Harvard University Press

Five Reasons Why You Should Read Thomas Piketty’s A Brief History of Equality

In his surprising and powerful new work, A Brief History of Equality, Thomas Piketty reminds us that the grand sweep of history gives us reasons to be optimistic. Over the centuries, he shows, we have been moving toward greater equality. We asked him about his impassioned new book: why he wrote it, how it’s optimistic, and what we need to do to continue making progress on creating an equitable world.