Journey to the Ants by Bert Hölldobler
A Story of Scientific Exploration

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View a collection of videos on Professor Wilson entitled "On the Relation of Science and the Humanities"

Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects' evolutionary achievement.

 

About Bert Hölldobler

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Bert Holldobler is Foundation Professor at Arizona State University and the recipient of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize. He lives in Arizona and Germany. Edward O. Wilson is the author of two Pulitzer Prize-winning books, On Human Nature" "(1978) and The Ants" "(1990, with Bert Holldobler), as well as many other groundbreaking works, including "Consilience, Naturalist, and Sociobiology. "A recipient of many of the world's leading prizes in science and conservation, he is currently Pellegrino University Research Professor and Honorary Curator in Entomology of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, with his wife, Renee.
 
Published August 5, 1994 by Belknap Press. 228 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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