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Cherfas, Jeremy

Overview
Works: 75 works in 215 publications in 4 languages and 5,727 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Cross-cultural studies  History  Pictorial works  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeremy Cherfas
Man-made life : an overview of the science, technology and commerce of genetic engineering by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monkey puzzle : reshaping the evolutionary tree by John Gribbin( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The redundant male : is sex irrelevant in the modern world? by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not work alone : a cross-cultural view of activities superfluous to survival( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunting of the whale : a tragedy that must end by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human genome by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu xing xiang di jiang shu le ji yin yan jiu de guo cheng, cong meng de mi de wan dou yan jiu dao ji yin zu mi ma de po yi, bing qie tan tao le zhe yi fa xian dui yi liao deng fang mian de qian zai zuo yong
Zoo 2000 : a look beyond the bars by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man made life : a genetic engineering primer by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Japanese and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the techniques of the science of genetic engineering, its commercial possibilities, and its social, political, and ethical implications
The monkey puzzle : a family tree by John Gribbin( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal builders by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various skills that animals exhibit in building nests, traps, and larders
Animal societies by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the complex and varied ways animals, from termites to migrating birds, interact and behave in groups
The first chimpanzee : in search of human origins by John Gribbin( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"People and apes share an ancestor. In common parlance, we are descended from the apes. But evidence that we share almost all our DNA with chimpanzees and gorillas has forced a rethink. Not only is our common ancestor much more recent - four million years instead of twenty - but the whole story might be backwards. A four-million-year-old man ape walked upright. So why did apes return to the trees, while humanity strode on? Can a one per cent difference in DNA account for human civilization? John Gribbin and Jeremy Cherfas tell the most compelling detective story in science - the story of where we came from."--Jacket
Animal defenses by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the wide variety of defenses animals use to protect themselves from predators
Animal parents by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many ways that animal parents care for their young and try to ensure their survival to adulthood
Animal communications by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the visual, audible, or olfactory signals animals use to communicate danger, friendship, territorial boundaries, locations of food sources, and other information
DK science : the definitive visual guide( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covering the history, key discoveries, inventions and people, this illustrated science encyclopedia reveals the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st-century climate solutions, including coverage from ancient Greek geometry and quantum physics to the worldwide web."
Animal navigators by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different ways in which animals find their way from place to place for migration, to find food or shelter, or to move around in their territory
Round Table Discussion on Bioscience-Society : report of the Round Table Discussion on Bioscience-Society, Berlin, 1990 December 1 by Jeremy Cherfas( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This round table discussion was sponsored by Senate of the City of Berlin, Schering AG, Berlin"--Preliminary page
Darwin up to date( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Japanese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mating game : in search of the meaning of sex by John Gribbin( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why do women bother to have sons? Imagine a mutant female, one who, like many other organisms, can do without males and still have young. Her offspring will all be females who, like their mother, can reproduce without the help of males. The result: twice as many descendants and a growing pool of asexual women. But that is not what we see. So what are the evolutionary advantages of sexual reproduction?" "Acclaimed science writers John Gribbin and Jeremy Cherfas explain why we reproduce in the way that we do. Looking at everything from single-cell organisms to computer-dating agencies, they reveal how human sexual behaviour - like our attitudes to incest, promiscuity and homosexuality - is deeply rooted in our evolutionary past. Modern technology could soon make men redundant - if it wasn't for one tiny snag. It looks as if we're stuck with sex - and for the most surprising reasons. This book explores its many astonishing oddities."--Jacket
 
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The first chimpanzee : in search of human originsAnimal defensesDK science : the definitive visual guideThe mating game : in search of the meaning of sex
Alternative Names
Cherfas, J. J.

Cherfas, J. J. (Jeremy J.)

Cherfas, Jeremy

チャーファス, J.

チャーファス, ジェレミー

切尔法斯杰洛米

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