WorldCat Identities

Dorst, Jean 1924-

Overview
Works: 342 works in 923 publications in 11 languages and 8,657 library holdings
Genres: Field guides  History  Juvenile works  Literature  Festschriften  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Dictionaries  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Other, Sponsor, Interviewee, Contributor, Translator, Recipient, Creator, Correspondent, Thesis advisor, pre, 956, wpr
Classifications: S936, 333.72
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Most widely held works by Jean Dorst
Before nature dies by Jean Dorst( Book )

63 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in 7 languages and held by 1,272 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
The life of birds by Jean Dorst( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 1,008 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 )

50 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 820 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 J Dorst( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and Russian and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A field guide to the larger mammals of Africa by Jean Dorst( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and German and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 248 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the natural and ecological niches, boundaries, and life of the wildlife habitats of Southwest Asia
Avant que nature meure : pour une écologie politique by Jean Dorst( Book )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NATURE, protection, ECOLOGIE
Dictionnaire raisonné de biologie by Jean-Louis Morère( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 138 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 force du vivant by Jean Dorst( Book )

24 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'amerique du sud et l'amerique centrale by Jean Dorst( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds everywhere by Jean Dorst( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larger mammals of Africa by Jean Dorst( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 75 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 72 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 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire des êtres vivants : le monde animal( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in French and English and held by 64 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
Säugetiere Afrikas : ein Taschenbuch f. Zoologen u. Naturfreunde by Jean Dorst( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in German and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide des grands mammifères d'Afrique ... by Jean Dorst( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un guide d'identification pour toutes les espèces. L'ouvrage ne se contente pas de représenter les grands mammifères, il s'intéresse à la plupart des petits (comme le "rat" à trompe), à l'exception des chauves-souris et des nocturnes
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A field guide to the larger mammals of Africa Larger mammals of Africa
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La force du vivantLarger mammals of Africa
Alternative Names
Dorst, J.

Dorst, J. 1924-2001

Dorst, Jean

Dorst, Jean-Pierre

Dorst, Ž.

Dorst, Žan.

Dorst, Žan 1924-2001

Dorstas Ž.

Dorstas Žanas

Jean Dorst Frans ornitholoog (1924-2001)

Jean Dorst französischer Ornithologe

Jean Dorst French ornithologist

Jean Dorst ornithologiste français

Jean Dorst ornitólogo francés

Jean Dorst ornitólogu francés (1924–2001)

Дорст Жан

جان دورست، 1924-

ドルスト, ジャン

Languages
French (120)

English (111)

Italian (23)

German (20)

Spanish (15)

Czech (4)

Basque (3)

Polish (2)

Finnish (2)

Japanese (1)

Russian (1)