WorldCat Identities

Dorst, Jean 1924-

Overview
Works: 289 works in 835 publications in 10 languages and 8,727 library holdings
Genres: Identification guides  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Dictionaries  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Sponsor, Interviewee, Contributor, Translator, Recipient, Other, Correspondent, Thesis advisor, 956, pre
Classifications: S936, 333.72
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Most widely held works by Jean Dorst
Before nature dies by Jean Dorst( Book )

72 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in 7 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assesses the effects of the industrial revolution and the scientific revolution on the wildlife of the whole earth, and shows the need for conservation
A field guide to the larger mammals of Africa by Jean Dorst( Book )

49 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical recognition manual for nonspecialists, with interest for traveling or stay-at-home wildlife enthusiasts
The migrations of birds by Jean Dorst( Book )

50 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old explanations of bird migrations. Methods of studying migrations. Migrations in Europe and Northern Asia. Migrations in North american. Migrations in the Southern Hemisphere. Migrations in intertropical Regions. Sea-bird migrations. Modes of migration. Bird invasions. The hibernation of birds. The physiological stimulus of migration. Orientation of migratory birds. The origin and evolution of migrations
South America and Central America; a natural history by Jean Dorst( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of birds by Jean Dorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ecological study of birds concentrates upon adaptations for flight and various habitats in examining their anatomical, physiological, and behavioral characteristics
The Amazon by Jean Dorst( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geographic features, climate, and plants and animals of the Amazon River region with emphasis on their interrelationship
Southeast Asia by Jean Dorst( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the natural and ecological niches, boundaries, and life of the wildlife habitats of Southwest Asia
The life of birds by Jean Dorst( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant que nature meure : pour une écologie politique by Jean Dorst( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionnaire raisonné de biologie by Jean-Louis Morère( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plus de 5 000 entrées traitant de biologie animale, végétale, cellulaire, exposant à travers l'écologie, l'ethnologie et l'évolution les grandes questions de notre environnement
La nature dé-naturée by Jean Dorst( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in French and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La force du vivant by Jean Dorst( Book )

26 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Leben der Vögel 2 by Jean Dorst( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds everywhere by Jean Dorst( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larger mammals of Africa by Jean Dorst( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages of discovery : three centuries of natural history exploration by A. L Rice( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Du Pacifique aux mers du Sud, de la Jamaïque à l'Australie, cet ouvrage propose un tour du monde à travers trois siècles d'explorations naturalistes. Chaque expédition fournissait de grandes quantités de spécimens et de connaissances scientifiques nouvelles et importantes. Les illustrations, peintures et gravures ont été sélectionnées, comptant parmi les plus rares en histoire naturelle
Grands échassiers, gallinacés, râles d'Europe by Paul Géroudet( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guida del naturalista nelle Alpi by Jean Dorst( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in Italian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire des êtres vivants : le monde animal( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in French and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essai de synthèse auquel ont participé quatorze biologistes et paléontologistes français réputés. Le plan comporte sept grandes parties: Les formes et les mécanismes de la vie - Inventaire et classification des êtres vivants - Les associations des êtres vivants - L'évolution du règne animal - L'aventure humaine - Le sens de l'évolution - L'avenir de la vie. Le fil conducteur est l'évolution, phénomène majeur de l'histoire de la vie. "Le monde végétal n'est abordé que dans certaines de ses manifestations et surtout dans ses rapports avec les animaux
L'engagement social du scientifique; conférences du cinquantenaire de la Faculté des sciences, Université de Montréal. Textes de Jean Jacques Salomon, André DesMarais et Jean Dorst by Jean Jacques Salomon( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A field guide to the larger mammals of AfricaLarger mammals of Africa
Alternative Names
Dorst, J.

Dorst, J. 1924-2001

Dorst, Jean

Dorst, Jean-Pierre

Dorst, Ž.

Dorst, Žan.

Dorst, Žan 1924-2001

Jean Dorst Frans ornitholoog (1924-2001)

Jean Dorst französischer Ornithologe

Jean Dorst French ornithologist

جان دورست، 1924-

ドルスト, ジャン

Languages
French (158)

English (91)

Spanish (25)

Italian (24)

German (13)

Basque (3)

Japanese (2)

Polish (2)

Russian (2)

Finnish (2)

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La force du vivantLarger mammals of Africa