Bert Hölldobler

Photo of Bert HölldoblerBert Hölldobler is the Robert A. Johnson Professor in Social Insect Research at Arizona State University. He was previously Professor of Biology and Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University and subsequently held the chair for Behavioral Physiology and Sociobiology at the University of Würzburg, Germany. He is an elected member of many academies, including the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina. He has received many awards, among them the Pulitzer Prize for The Ants, coauthored with E. O. Wilson.

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TitleAuthorFormatPublication DatePriceSelect Item
Cover: The Spirit of the Hive: The Mechanisms of Social EvolutionThe Spirit of the Hive: The Mechanisms of Social EvolutionPage, Robert E.HARDCOVER06/17/2013$49.50
Cover: The Other Insect SocietiesThe Other Insect SocietiesCosta, James T.HARDCOVER09/30/2006$92.50
Cover: Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific ExplorationJourney to the Ants: A Story of Scientific ExplorationHölldobler, Bert
Wilson, Edward O.
PAPERBACK07/21/1998$33.00
Cover: The AntsThe AntsHölldobler, Bert
Wilson, Edward O.
HARDCOVER03/28/1990$161.50
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