Australia’s Dangerous Snakes: Identification, Biology and Envenoming 1st Edition by Peter Mirtschin , Arne Rasmussen, Scott Weinstein
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Overview: Australia’s venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world’s most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination, and regrettably, fear. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties, and bite treatment of medically-important, venomous marine and terrestrial snakes. It contains comprehensive identification profiles for each species, supported by keys and photographs. In addition to their medical importance, the environmental roles of these snakes and the threats that are causing the decline of many of these reptiles are discussed. Drawing on the authors’ experience in the fields of herpetology, toxinology, and clinical medicine, this book stimulates respect and admiration and dispels fear of Australia’s fascinating snakes.
Australia’s Dangerous Snakes will provide hours of rewarding reading and valuable information for anyone interested in Australia’s unique wildlife and natural history, and it will be an essential reference for herpetologists, toxinologists, physicians, zoo personnel, and private snake collectors.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational > Biological Sciences
The Dangerous Trade: Spies, Spymasters and the Making of Europe by Daniel Szechi, Michael J. Levin, Alan Marshall
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.5 MB
Overview: This book is about the secret history of Europe. Drawing on the latest research by experts in the field, it opens up the hidden world of the Dangerous Trade: the spying and secret operations that made and broke European nations between 1500 and 1800. Espionage, blackmail and bribery were the Trade’s regular tools; assassination, provoking civil war and black propaganda were the ones used for "special" occasions. But who were the practitioners of these dark arts? How were they recruited? What did they achieve? By exploring the lives of spies and secret agents such as Giacomo Casanova, Nathaniel Hooke, Melchor de Macanaz and many more, the book reveals the unknown story that underlies the making of modern Europe.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
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