WorldCat Identities

Dorst, Jean 1924-

Overview
Works: 342 works in 806 publications in 5 languages and 8,670 library holdings
Genres: Identification guides  Juvenile works  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Sponsor, Interviewee, Translator, Contributor, Other, Recipient, Thesis advisor, Correspondent, 956, pre
Classifications: S936, 333.72
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Dorst
Before nature dies by Jean Dorst( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and French and held by 1,065 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 )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical recognition manual for nonspecialists, with interest for traveling or stay-at-home wildlife enthusiasts
South America and Central America; a natural history by Jean Dorst( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 824 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 migrations of birds by Jean Dorst( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 730 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
The Amazon by Jean Dorst( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 266 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 261 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 by Jean Dorst( Book )

34 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 136 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 )

26 editions published between 1965 and 1982 in French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La force du vivant by Jean Dorst( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in French and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds everywhere by Jean Dorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in Undetermined and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before nature dies by Jean Dorst( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larger mammals of Africa by Jean Dorst( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in Italian and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'engagement social du scientifique by Jean Jacques Salomon( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 62 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
 
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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 (112)

English (85)

Italian (9)

Spanish (8)

German (4)

Covers
Larger mammals of Africa