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Marvels Of Pond-Life

By: Henry J. Slack
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Marvels of Pond-lifestyles" is a charming work authored via Henry J. Slack, a renowned naturalist of the nineteenth century. This e book serves as a charming exploration of the hidden and problematic world of aquatic life found in ponds and water bodies. In this enticing paintings, Slack invitations readers to embark on a adventure of discovery underneath the tranquil surfaces of ponds. He meticulously examines the numerous and often microscopic organisms that inhabit those ecosystems, from algae and protozoa to tiny crustaceans and aquatic insects. Slack's targeted descriptions, alongside fantastically rendered illustrations, bring to life the amazing complexity and variety of pond lifestyles. The book no longer best serves as a visible dinner party for nature fanatics but additionally presents precious insights into the ecological interdependencies and diversifications of those aquatic organisms. Slack's enthusiasm for his situation count number is clear all through, making the clinical exploration of pond life available and intriguing to a wide range of readers. "Marvels of Pond-existence" is a testament to Slack's dedication to the take a look at and appreciation of the natural international. It keeps to inspire curiosity about the frequently-left out ecosystems discovered in ponds and serves as a reminder of the difficult splendor and significance of even the smallest and maximum unassuming factors of our natural environment.

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Henry J. Slack

Henry James Slack was an English journalist, campaigner, and science writer who lived from 1818 to 1896. He was born in London on 23 October 1818, the son of cloth merchant Joseph Slack and Grace Slack, and educated at North End, Hampstead. In 1846, he left a commercial job to work as a journalist for the North Devon Journal and other provincial periodicals. In 1849, he was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society. Slack became the proprietor and editor of The Atlas in 1852, where Henry White was the literary editor. He also contributed to the Weekly Times under the pen name "Little John." At the end of the 1850s, Slack sold The Atlas back to Robert Bell. Slack pushed for liberal concepts such as the abolition of paper duties and the advancement of women's education. He was a Cobdenite and a National Education League member. In December 1859, he penned a critical piece about John Bright's unpopularity. Slack, a friend of politicians Lajos Kossuth and Giuseppe Mazzini, appeared at Exeter Hall in 1856 for Felice Orsini. He was closely associated with the Sunday League, serving as its president in 1879 and initiating the famed Sunday evening lectures. He also advocated for the Sunday opening of museums and art galleries, for which the Sunday Society was founded in 1875.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 100Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359951552
  • ISBN-13:9789359951553
  • Item Weight: 150g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.96mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General