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Spirals in time : the secret life and curious afterlife of seashells (Bloomsbury sigma series bk. 4.)

by Scales, Helen (Author)

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Offers an examination of mollusks, their shells, and their role in human culture, as well as their susceptibility to the effects of humans on the environment. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Meet the shell-makers
  • How to build a shell
  • Sex, death, and gems
  • Shell food
  • A mollusc called home
  • Spinning shell stories
  • Flight of the Argonauts
  • Hunting for treasures
  • Bright ideas
  • The sea butterfly effect
  • A note on shell-collecting
  • Glossary : a word in your shell-like.
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