Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2017

264 Pages | 103


ISBN: 9780190490362

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Sacred Bovines

The Ironies of Misplaced Assumptions in Biology

Douglas Allchin

  • No other book currently exists for the classroom that endeavors to convey science lessons through historical stories or reflective analyses in a short essay format.
  • "Sacred Bovines" is exceptional in being both informative Describes in a light-hearted manner how many popular beliefs in biology are misinformed.
  • "Sacred Bovines" fosters creative thinking, and is exceptional in being both informative and entertaining: the imagery is vivid, the science accessible, and the prose fluid and almost conversational.
  • Includes 28 short, entertaining essays that can each be read in one sitting.

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