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The Ant Heap

 

by V. G. Dethier

 

 

About the Book:

    With a deep knowledge of his subject based on his own extensive researches in entomology and the human condition in general, Professor Dethier has written a charming fable that will fascinate readers of all ages. It is a suspenseful tale that will prove informative and provocative to even the most casual reader. A delight for students young and old.

 

About the Author:

V. G. Dethier, Professor of Zoology at the University of Massachusetts, is best known for his numerous researches and studies into insect feeding and behavior. He is a fellow of the national Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has served as president of the American Society of Zoologists.

 

Reviews:

Woven from the whole cloth of his own specialization on insect feeding and behavior, Dethier's tale is a marvelous ploy for conveying a great deal of good biology. . . . This ought to be required reading for biologists and biology students of any age.

—The American Biology Teacher

 

Publication date: 1979

5 Illustrations

Size: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (14.0 x 20.3 cm); 151 pages

CIP L.C. 79-52701

ISBN 978-0-87850-034-5  $7.95  Buy it at Amazon.com!