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Journey to the Ants

A Story of Scientific Exploration

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$33.00 • £28.95 • €30.95

ISBN 9780674485266

Publication Date: 07/21/1998

Academic Trade

240 pages

8 x 9-1/4 inches

60 color; 38 halftones, 26 line illustrations

Belknap Press


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  • Preface
  • 1. The Dominance of Ants
  • 2. For the Love of Ants
  • 3. The Life and Death of the Colony
  • 4. How Ants Communicate
  • 5. War and Foreign Policy
  • 6. The Ur-Ants
  • 7. Conflict and Dominance
  • 8. The Origin of Cooperation
  • 9. The Superorganism
  • 10. Social Parasites: Breaking the Code
  • 11. The Trophobionts
  • 12. Army Ants
  • 13. The Strangest Ants
  • 14. How Ants Control Their Environment
  • Epilogue: Who Will Survive?
  • How to Study Ants
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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