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Page 403 - Dr. A. KEITH, FRCS Heredity. By J. ARTHUR THOMPSON, School of Medicine, Edinburgh. Life Areas of North America: A Study in the Distribution of Animals and Plants. By Dr. C. HART MERRIAM, Chief of the Biological Survey, US Department of Agriculture. Age, Growth, Sex, and Death. By Professor CHARLES S. MINOT, Harvard Medical School.
Page 402 - The Basis of Social Relations. A Study in Ethnic Psychology. By DANIEL G. BRINTON, AM, MD, LL.D., Sc.D., Late Professor of American Archaeology and Linguistics in the University of Pennsylvania ; Author of "History of Primitive Religions," "Races and Peoples," "The American Race,
Page 401 - New Haven Leader. 3. — Rivers of North America. A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and Geology. By ISRAEL C. RUSSELL, Professor of Geology, University of Michigan, author of " Lakes of North America," "Glaciers of North America," " Volcanoes of North America,
Page 403 - The following volumes are in preparation : Meteors and Comets. By Professor CA YOUNG, Princeton University. The Measurement of the Earth. By Professor CT MENDENHALL.
Page 402 - Professor Brinton his shown in this volume an intimate and appreciative knowledge of all the important anthropological theories. No one seems to have been better acquainted with the very great body of facts represented by these sciences.
Page 401 - Earth Sculpture ; or, The Origin of Land-Forms. By JAMES GEIKIE, LL.D., DCL, FRS, etc., Murchison Professor of Geology and Mineralogy in the University of Edinburgh ; author of " The Great Ice Age,
Page 401 - The book is cleverly written and is one of the best works of its kind ever put before the public. It will be interesting to all readers, and especially to those interested in the study of science.'* — New Haven Lender.
Page 401 - Republican. 6. — Bacteria : Especially as they are related to the economy of nature, to industrial processes, and to the public health. By GEORGE NEWMAN, MD, FRS (Edin.), DPH (Camb.), etc., Demonstrator of Bacteriology in King's College, London. With 24 micro-photographs of actual organisms and over 70 other illustrations. 8°, $2.00.
Page 402 - Mr. Beddard has done well to devote a whole volume to whales. They are worthy of the biographer who has now well grouped and described these creatures. The general reader will not find the volume too technical, nor has the author failed in his attempt to produce a book that shall be acceptable to the zoologist and the naturalist.
Page 401 - Age," etc. Fully illustrated. 8°, $2.00. " This volume is the best popular and yet scientific treatment we know of of the origin and development of land-forms, and we immediately adopted it as the best available text-book for a college course in physiography. . . . The book is full of life and vigor, and shows the sympathetic touch of a man deeply in love with nature.