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The American beaver and his works.

Author: Lewis Henry Morgan
Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1868.
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"Probably the first study of the behavior of a single animal in the mordern sense and certainly the first American work in comparative psychology."--Gach. "Long regarded as a classic on the subject." DAB, Vol. XIII, 185.
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Genre/Form: Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding)
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Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881.
American beaver and his works.
Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1868
(OCoLC)1142630926
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Henry Morgan
OCLC Number: 1064732731
Description: xv, 17-330 pages illustrations, xxiii plates (including frontispiece) folded map 24 cm
Contents: Characteristics and habitat of the American beaver; and his position in the animal kingdom --
Anatomy of the Beaver --
Beaver dam --
Beaver lodges and burrows --
Subsistence of beavers --
Beaver canals, meadows, and trails --
Mode of trapping beaver --
Animal psychology --
Appx. A. Dr. W.W. Ely's notes on chapter II --
Appx. B. Samuel Hearne's account of the beaver --
Appx. C. Bennett's article on the beaver.
Responsibility: By Lewis H. Morgan ...

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"Probably the first study of the behavior of a single animal in the mordern sense and certainly the first American work in comparative psychology."--Gach. "Long regarded as a classic on the subject." DAB, Vol. XIII, 185.

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