Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here

by Dan Eatherley

On Sale: 08/27/2019

Enlarge Book Cover

Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here

by Dan Eatherley

On Sale: 08/27/2019

Format:

About the Book

A unique history of plant and animal invaders of the British isles spanning thousands of years of arrivals and escapes, as well as defences mounted and a look to the future.

As Brits we pride ourselves as stoic defenders, boasting a record of resistance dating back to 1066.

Yet, even a cursory examination of the natural world reveals that while interlopers of the human variety may have been kept at bay, our islands have been invaded, conquered and settled by an endless succession of animals, plants, fungi and other alien lifeforms that apparently belong elsewhere. Indeed it’s often hard to work out what actually is native, and what is foreign.

From early settlement of our islands, through the Roman and mediaeval period, to the age of exploration and globalisation, today’s complement of alien species tells a story about our past.

Educator and Librarian Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008262747
  • ISBN 10: 0008262748
  • Imprint: William Collins
  • On Sale: 08/27/2019
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price:32.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
  • BISAC2 : SCIENCE / Natural History
  • BISAC3 : HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
  • BISAC4 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
  • BISAC5 : NATURE / Ecology

Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here by Dan Eatherley

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the web site's home page.

Other Booksellers

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the Web site's home page.

SELECT:

International Customers

If you are located outside Canada, the best way to order online is to choose from the following bookstores listed by region and country.