Ya-Sa-Shi-I Biological Science

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Ya-Sa-Shi-I Biological Science
Specifications: ISBN  978-4758120708
230 pages
18.2 x 25.7 cm / 7.2 x 10.2 in (WxH)
Category: Academic & Science
Publisher: Yodosha Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, 2016
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Synopsis

This book is a complete English translation of Yasashii kiso seibutsu-gaku, dai-nihan (Easy Basic Biology, 2nd Edition), which has been enormously well received as an introductory biology textbook. The translated edition is perfect for classroom use when teaching biology in English, and is also recommended for those who wish to teach themselves through self-study the terminology necessary to discuss biology in English. The layout of the original Japanese edition has been duplicated almost exactly in order to facilitate easy side-by-side use of the two texts.

Favored for its copious color illustrations and concise, carefully vetted explanatory text, the original Japanese edition has been adopted as a textbook at many universities. For those who bring prior knowledge of biology from high school, the book is an ideal tool for review and consolidation. But prior familiarity with the subject is not required, and the content is designed primarily to provide non-majors with a basic working knowledge of the biological sciences. This English edition then gives students—majors and non-majors alike—a means of becoming conversant about that knowledge in English.

To help students absorb the information efficiently, each chapter begins with a brief summary of the key points covered in the chapter, and ends with a set of review problems—with answers available online.

About the Authors
Tamotsu Nagumo is a professor in the School of Life Dentistry at Nippon Dental University in Tokyo.

Kazushi Imai is a biochemistry professor in the School of Life Dentistry at Nippon Dental University in Tokyo.

Kaiichi Ohshima was a professor of general education in the Nihon University College of Bioresource Sciences and General Research Institute until 2014.

Hidekazu Suzuki is an undergraduate professor of marine environmental studies at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology.

Jirō Tanaka is professor emeritus in the Faculty of Marine Science at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology.