Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

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Harvard University Press, Oct 6, 2014 - Nature - 293 pages
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Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes. Bee Time presents his reflections on three decades spent studying these remarkable creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with one another and the natural world, from the boardroom to urban design to agricultural ecosystems.
 

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User Review  - Eileen H. Kramer - Book Verdict

What can we learn from bees and beekeepers? Bees, explains Winston (academic director, Ctr. for Dialogue, Simon Fraser Univ.) tell engaging stories. Beekeepers show gratitude with honey. Patient ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue Walking into the Apiary
1
1 Beginning with Bees
5
2 Honey
18
3 Killer Bees
40
4 A Thousand Little Cuts
57
5 Valuing Nature
83
6 Bees in the City
111
7 Theres Something Bigger than Phil
133
9 Being Social
174
10 Conversing
199
11 Lessons from the Hive
221
Epilogue Walking out of the Apiary
239
References
247
Acknowledgments
263
Index
267
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8 Art and Culture
154

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