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Queen Bee Breeding

Queen Bee Breeding [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1742569226
Author: Elizabeth Frost
Publisher: NSW Agriculture
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Queen Bee Breeding by Elizabeth Frost Book Resume:

Whether your goal is to rear a few queen bees or thousands, this manual provides the basic knowledge and instruction to get you started and can be applied to beekeeping operations ranging from several thousand colonies to one or two. A successful queen bee producer is well organised, committed, and pays attention to hygiene, pest and disease status and environmental conditions at all apiaries: be they mating or queen breeding apiaries or those holding production and support colonies. With practice, you can refine your queen rearing methods to suit your operation and resources. This manual can always be your point of reference. Rearing queen bees is a specialist job. It takes a significant level of experience and resources to produce good quality mated queens. In addition, rearing your own queen bees can be a lot of fun and can add an extra interest to your beekeeping. Queens of superior quality result from a combination of: · good drone rearing and stocking practices · good queen rearing practices · a program of continual stock selection. Each of these three elements is addressed in-depth throughout this manual. This publication was written by technical specialists of the NSW Department of Primary Industries and produced by Education Delivery, Tocal College. It supports the following competencies from AHC10, The National Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package: · AHCBEK402A Perform queen bee artificial insemination · AHCBEK407A Rear queen bees

A Beekeeper's Guide to Rearing Queen Bees - A Collection of Articles on Breeding, Laying, Cells and Other Aspects of Queen Rearing

A Beekeeper's Guide to Rearing Queen Bees - A Collection of Articles on Breeding, Laying, Cells and Other Aspects of Queen Rearing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1447481240
Author: Various Authors
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A Beekeeper's Guide to Rearing Queen Bees - A Collection of Articles on Breeding, Laying, Cells and Other Aspects of Queen Rearing by Various Authors Book Resume:

This fantastic book contains a collection of classic articles on the subject of bee keeping, focusing mainly on queens and how to rear, introduce, and breed them. Written in simple, plain language and profusely-illustrated with helpful diagrams, these carefully-selected articles will be of considerable utility to those with a practical interest in bee keeping and related subjects. Contents Include: “Queen Rearing”, “Queen And Drone Raising”, “Queen Rearing”, “Hive For Rearing Queen Bees Queen-Rearing In Nature”, “Queen-Rearing. Artificial Methods”, “Queen-Rearing On A Larger Scale”, “Rearing And Introducing Queens”, “Raising Queen Bees - How To Introduce A Queen”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on bee keeping.

Success in the Instrumental Insemination of Queen Bees

Success in the Instrumental Insemination of Queen Bees [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8087196260
Author: Jan Tyl,Dalibor Titera
Publisher: Výzkumný ústav včelařský, s.r.o.
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Success in the Instrumental Insemination of Queen Bees by Jan Tyl,Dalibor Titera Book Resume:

Contents 1. Introduction 2. Breeding drones 3. Breeding of queen bees 4. Assembly and maintenance of an insemination set 4.1. Preparation of the insemination device 4.2. Description of the insemination device and function of its parts 4.3. Narcotization equipment 5. Sperm collection from drones 6. Instrumental insemination of a queen bee

Bee Genetics and Breeding

Bee Genetics and Breeding [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483270033
Author: Thomas E. Rinderer
Publisher: Academic Press
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Bee Genetics and Breeding by Thomas E. Rinderer Book Resume:

Bee Genetics and Breeding provides an overview of the state of knowledge in bee genetics and breeding. The book is organized into two parts. Part I deals with the scholarly issues of bee genetics. It is intended as a reference source for students of both bees and genetics. It could also serve as a text for university courses in bee genetics. Topics discussed include the evolution of eusocial insects; geographical variability and classification of honey bees; and behavioral and biochemical genetics of honey bees. Part II deals more specifically with the practical issues of bee breeding. The discussions include the quantitative genetics of honey bees; ways to define and measure honey-bee characteristics so that the "best" parents for honey-bee stock improvement programs can be selected; and mating designs. This section contains sufficient guidance for bee breeders to initiate or improve breeding programs. Apiculturalists generally will find this part especially interesting since the quality of their own bee stock depends on the skills and knowledge of the breeders who produce their queens.

Beekeeping : A Compressive Guide To Bees And Beekeeping

Beekeeping : A Compressive Guide To Bees And Beekeeping [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9386237628
Author: Abrol, D.P.
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Beekeeping : A Compressive Guide To Bees And Beekeeping by Abrol, D.P. Book Resume:

This book shall serve as a reference book for students, teachers, and researchers and for all those interested in bees and beekeeping. This book will be useful to all those who wish to make beekeeping their hobby or as profession, entrepreneurs and even layman. Besides, the information provided in this book will be useful to pollination biologists, students, teachers, scientists of agriculture, animal behaviour, botany, conservation, biology, ecology, entomology, environmental biology, forestry, genetics, plant breeding, horticulture, toxicology, zoology, seed growers and seed agencies. It will be highly useful to motivate the young generation to fascinating world of honeybees and adopt beekeeping as a profession. Book as a guide for their problems & evolving strategies.

Principes d'amélioration génétique des animaux domestiques

Principes d'amélioration génétique des animaux domestiques [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2759214567
Author: Francis Minvielle
Publisher: Quae
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Principes d'amélioration génétique des animaux domestiques by Francis Minvielle Book Resume:

Point de rencontre de la génétique et de la zootechnie, l'amélioration des animaux domestiques allie biologie et mathématique dans une présentation cohérente et raisonnée des méthodes actuellement utilisées. Biotechnologie avant la lettre, elle s'est développée en s'appuyant d'abord sur les progrès de l'élevage et de l'informatique. L'avenir la verra prendre en compte les apports novateurs de la biologie pour développer des stratégies d'amélioration génétique nouvelles mais fondées sur les principes de base exposés dans cet ouvrage. Outil pédagogique, ce livre a d'abord été conçu pour permettre à l'étudiant de l'enseignement supérieur l'apprentissage de ce domaine en un cours rapide d'un trimestre ou, approfondi, d'un semestre. L'ingénieur-agronome, le vétérinaire et le professionnel de l'amélioration génétique y puiseront également les principes de l'amélioration animale.

Bees in America

Bees in America [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0813137721
Author: Tammy Horn
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
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Bees in America by Tammy Horn Book Resume:

"Queen Bee," "busy as a bee," and "the land of milk and honey" are expressions that permeate the language within American culture. Music, movies, art, advertising, poetry, children's books, and literature all incorporate the dynamic image of the tiny, industrious honey bee into our popular imagination. Honey bees -- and the values associated with them -- have influenced American values for four centuries. Bees and beekeepers have represented order and stability in a country without a national religion, political party, language, or family structure. Bees in America is an enlightening cultural history of bees and beekeeping in the United States. Tammy Horn, herself a beekeeper, offers a social and technological history from the colonial period, when the British first brought bees to the New World, to the present, when bees are being trained by the American military to detect bombs. Horn shows how the honey bee was one of the first symbols of colonization and how bees' societal structures shaped our ideals about work, family, community, and leisure. In turn, the Puritan work ethic was modeled after the beehive, and this model continues to influence American definitions of success. Still a powerful symbol today, the honey bee is both a source of income and a metaphor for America's place at the center of global advances in information and technology.

Cher monsieur M.

Cher monsieur M. [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2714473555
Author: Herman KOCH
Publisher: Belfond
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Cher monsieur M. by Herman KOCH Book Resume:

Toujours plus noir, toujours plus grinçant, toujours plus dérangeant, Herman Koch nous revient avec une œuvre à la fois drôle et provocante. Entre thriller psychologique et roman à tiroirs, un règlement de comptes flamboyant, dans la lignée du Dîner. Amsterdam, de nos jours. Herman écrit des lettres. Des lettres de menace, adressées à son voisin, l'auteur de bestsellers internationaux monsieur M. ; des lettres qu'il n'envoie pas, mais dans lesquelles il fait part de sa fascination mêlée de dégoût pour ce romancier, gloire passée des librairies dont Herman affirme que le succès a été bâti sur un mensonge ; cet homme vieillissant, fortuné, à l'épouse trop jeune, trop belle, mais à l'enfant trop laide. Un homme avec lequel Herman joue les gentils voisins, en attendant son heure. Car Herman n'a qu'une obsession : se venger. Quarante ans plus tôt, Herman est un lycéen peu populaire, évoluant dans un établissement d'Amsterdam en proie à une mystérieuse vague de crimes, qui décime une partie du corps enseignant. Des faits divers qui n'atteigne pas le jeune garçon : lui n'a d'yeux que pour l'accorte Laura, fille d'une vedette de la télé. Et alors que la flamme semble prendre dans le cœur de la belle, un homme, le professeur Landzaat, est prêt à tout pour empêcher l'adolescente d'échapper à son amour... Quelques mois plus tard, Landzaat est introuvable. Disparition ? Assassinat ? La vie de Laura et d'Herman bascule. Avant de devenir l'objet d'un célèbre roman, bien des années plus tard...

Lincoln au Bardo

Lincoln au Bardo [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2213710457
Author: George Saunders
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Washington, nuit du 25 février 1862. Dans le paisible cimetière de Oak Hill, non loin de la Maison-Blanche, quelque chose se prépare... Un peu plus tôt ce même jour, on a enterré un petit garçon prénommé Willie, qui n’est autre que le fils du Président des États-Unis. Ce soir-là, Abraham Lincoln, dévasté de chagrin, s’échappe de son bureau pour venir se recueillir en secret sur la sépulture de son enfant. Il croit être seul – il ne l’est pas. Bientôt, des voix se font entendre, et voici que jaillit des caveaux tout un peuple d’âmes errantes, prises au piège entre deux mondes, dans une sorte de purgatoire (le fameux Bardo de la tradition tibétaine). L’arrivée du jeune Willie va déclencher parmi eux un immense charivari – une bataille épique, reflet d’outre-tombe de la guerre de Sécession qui, au même moment, menace de déchirer la nation américaine. Tour à tour inquiétants, hilarants, attendrissants, les spectres surgis de l’imagination de George Saunders nous offrent un spectacle inouï, qui tient de la farce beckettienne autant que de la tragédie shakespearienne. Magistral chef d’orchestre de ce choeur d’ombres baroques, George Saunders s’amuse à dynamiter tous les registres romanesques, pour mieux nous confronter aux plus profonds mystères de notre existence : qu’est-ce que la mort ? qu’est-ce que la vie ? qu’est-ce que l’amour ? et comment vivre, et aimer, quand nous savons que tout est voué au néant ?

Un garçon sur le pas de la porte

Un garçon sur le pas de la porte [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2752912226
Author: Anne Tyler
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Un garçon sur le pas de la porte by Anne Tyler Book Resume:

Micah Mortimer, la petite quarantaine routinière, coule des jours heureux dans un quartier tranquille de Baltimore. En voiture, au travail ou avec sa petite amie, il ne dévie jamais de sa route toute tracée – jusqu’au jour où il trouve Brink Adams qui l’attend sur le pas de sa porte. Car l’adolescent fugueur en est sûr, Micah est son père biologique... Pour l’homme qui aimait ses habitudes, cette seconde chance sonne comme une malédiction. Prix Pulitzer, finaliste du Booker Prize, Anne Tyler est une figure majeure des lettres américaines, dont le style irrésistible et piquant fait encore une fois des merveilles, ici.

GB/T 19630.1-2011: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 19630.1-2011, GB/T19630.1-2011, GBT19630.1-2011)

GB/T 19630.1-2011: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 19630.1-2011, GB/T19630.1-2011, GBT19630.1-2011) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
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GB/T 19630.1-2011: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 19630.1-2011, GB/T19630.1-2011, GBT19630.1-2011) by www.ChineseStandard.net Book Resume:

GBT 19630.1-2011 specifies the general specifications and requirements of the organic production of plant, animal and microbiological products. This Part is applicable to the production, harvesting as well as postharvest treatment, packaging, storage and transportation of organic plant, animal and microbiological products..

Honey Bee Colony Health

Honey Bee Colony Health [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1439879419
Author: Diana Sammataro,Jay A. Yoder
Publisher: CRC Press
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Honey Bee Colony Health by Diana Sammataro,Jay A. Yoder Book Resume:

This book summarizes the current progress of bee researchers investigating the status of honey bees and possible reasons for their decline, providing a basis for establishing management methods that maintain colony health. Integrating discussion of Colony Collapse Disorder, the chapters provide information on the new microsporidian Nosema ceranae pathogens, the current status of the parasitic bee mites, updates on bee viruses, and the effects these problems are having on our important bee pollinators. The text also presents methods for diagnosing diseases and includes color illustrations and tables.

Beeconomy

Beeconomy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0813139880
Author: Tammy Horn
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
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Beeconomy by Tammy Horn Book Resume:

Queen bee. Worker bees. Busy as a bee. These phrases have shaped perceptions of women for centuries, but how did these stereotypes begin? Who are the women who keep bees and what can we learn from them? Beeconomy examines the fascinating evolution of the relationship between women and bees around the world. From Africa to Australia to Asia, women have participated in the pragmatic aspects of honey hunting and in the more advanced skills associated with beekeeping as hive technology has advanced through the centuries. Synthesizing the various aspects of hive-related products, such as beewax and cosmetics, as well as the more specialized skills of queen production and knowledge-based economies of research and science, noted bee expert Tammy Horn documents how and why women should consider being beekeepers. The women profiled in the book suggest ways of managing careers, gender discrimination, motherhood, marriage, and single-parenting -- all while enjoying the community created by women who work with honey bees. Horn finds in beekeeping an opportunity for a new sustainable economy, one that takes into consideration environment, children, and family needs. Beeconomy not only explores globalization, food history, gender studies, and politics; it is a collective call to action.

Dans la lumière

Dans la lumière [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2743625864
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: Éditions Rivages
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Dans les Appalaches, au coeur de la forêt, Dellarobia Turnbow aperçoit une lumière aveuglante. Ce sont les ailes de centaines de papillons. Cette étrange apparition devient un enjeu collectif. Dellarobia comprend que de simples papillons vont bouleverser sa vie, et peut-être l'ordre du monde.

The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting

The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1136746692
Author: Ethel Eva Crane
Publisher: Routledge
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The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting by Ethel Eva Crane Book Resume:

This definitive work by world-renowned bee authority Eva Crane offers a fascinating account of bees and their complex relations with both humans and animals. Comprehensive, absorbing, and lavishly illustrated, this scholarly, yet accessible volume explores how bees, honey and other bee products have been gathered and utilized throughout the world. Beginning with the rock paintings of the Mesolithic cave dwellers, readers will learn about the variety of methods used by human beekeepers, the stratagems used by animal honey-hunters, and the multitude of products humans have derived from bees. The first in-depth book on the subject, the World History of Beekeeping and Honey-Hunting is the ultimate work on bees for scholars in biology and the life sciences, professional and amateur beekeepers, and anyone who is interested in bees or the collection of honey.

American Gods

American Gods [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2846268916
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: Au Diable Vauvert
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American Gods by Neil Gaiman Book Resume:

À peine sorti de prison, Ombre apprend que sa femme et son meilleur ami viennent de mourir dans un accident de voiture et qu'ils étaient amants. Seul et désemparé, il accepte de travailler pour un mystérieux individu qui se fait appeler Voyageur. Entraîné dans une aventure où ceux qu'il rencontre semblent en savoir plus sur ses origines que lui-même, Ombre va découvrir que son rôle dans les desseins de l'énigmatique Voyageur est bien plus dangereux qu'il aurait pu l'imaginer. Car, alors que menace un orage d'apocalypse, se prépare une guerre sans merci entre les anciens dieux saxons des premiers migrants, passés à la postérité sous les traits des super-héros de comics, et les nouveaux dieux barbares de la technologie et du consumérisme qui prospèrent aujourd'hui en Amérique...

Les Orphelins du royaume

Les Orphelins du royaume [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2820509754
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Castelmore
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Les Orphelins du royaume by Leigh Bardugo Book Resume:

Le royaume de la Ravka est maudit depuis des millénaires. Son destin repose désormais sur les épaules d’une orpheline. Alina a été recrutée par l’Armée pour accompagner les Grisha, de puissants magiciens qui luttent contre le brouillard maléfique qui déchire le pays. Quand son ami d’enfance frôle la mort lors de ce raid, Alina doit affronter ses peurs et sa destinée... Le monde des Grisha est dangereux et les pièges nombreux. À qui Alina pourra-t-elle accorder sa confiance, alors que la seule personne sur laquelle elle pouvait compter n’est plus en mesure de l’aider ? « Une lecture envoûtante qui provoque de délicieux frissons. L’essence même de la Fantasy. » - New York Times

Biodynamic Beekeeping

Biodynamic Beekeeping [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1782506861
Author: Matthias Thun
Publisher: Floris Books
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Biodynamic Beekeeping by Matthias Thun Book Resume:

Modern beekeeping, influenced by new technologies and breeding methods, has increased honey production but left bee colonies weak and vulnerable to disease. With the alarming decline of the bee population raising concerns about an impending ecological crisis, many beekeepers are seeking a more sustainable way of caring for bees. Biodynamic Beekeeping is the first book to offer practical instruction on caring for bees using biodynamic theories and methods. By considering the influence of the movement of the stars and the planets on the bees' natural habits, biodynamics encourages beekeepers to be more in tune with their bees indicating, for example, the best days on which to inspect colonies or gather honey. This fascinating book offers beekeepers detailed advice and instruction on how to work more holistically, including: the challenges and advantages of breeding queen bees how to artificially induce swarming to propagae colonies how to use biodynamic ashing techniques to combat varroa mites instructions for making winter-feed according to current biodynamic thinking

A Review of Honeybee Biodiversity, Behaviour and Management

A Review of Honeybee Biodiversity, Behaviour and Management [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3656373973
Author: Cosmas Alfred Butele
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A Review of Honeybee Biodiversity, Behaviour and Management by Cosmas Alfred Butele Book Resume:

Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject Biology - Zoology, grade: A, Atlantic International University (School of Science and Engineering), course: Master of Science (Applied Entomology), language: English, abstract: Bees evolved in specific areas of the world long ago, before they spread to become globally as they are today (Tables 1 and II), according to Kugonza (2009). As they spread, they became adapted to the local ecological conditions of the different areas, changing in morphology and behaviour to fit within the requirements of the ecosystem, giving rise to a wide bee biodiversity of bee species and races we see today. Bees are classified under Animal Kingdom, Phylum Arthropoda. They belong to Class Insecta, which is divided into 29 Orders. Bees belong to the order Hymenoptera, which has three Super families, namely: Apoidea (bees), Formicoidea (ants) and Vespoidea (wasps). There are around 30,000 named species of bees (Apoidea). Apoidea is further divided into several Families, namely Apidae (social bees), colletidae, Andrenidae, Halictidae, Melittidae, Megachilidae, and Anthophoridae. Most of the Families have solitary individuals: each female bee makes her own nest, lays a single egg and provides food for the single larva that develops. However, a high level of social development is shown by the species in Apidae where the individuals live together in a permanent, large colony, headed by a single egg-laying queen (BfD, 2003c). Apidae is composed of four genera: Apis (honeybees), Trigona and Melipona (stingless bees), and Bombus (bumble bees). According to MAAIF (2012a), the genus Apis is comprised of 5 main species of honey bees: Apis dorsata (the giant honey bee); Apis laboriosa (the darker giant honey bee); Apis florea (the little or dwarf honey bee); Apis cerana (formerly Apis indica), is the eastern hive honey bee; and Apis mellifera (western honey bee). These species have evolved and differentiated into more species and races of honey bees. Kugonza (2009) described 9 species of honey bees in the world, which Oldroyd and Wongsiri (2006) grouped under 3 subgenera: Micrapis (Apis florea and A. andreniformis), Megapis (A. dorsata and A. laboriosa) and Apis (A. cerana, recently recognized as separate races of A. nigrocinta, A. koschevnikovi and A. nuluensis, and A. mellifera). Dietz (1992), Hussein (2000) and Wikipedia (2012) described over 28 races of A. mellifera alone. Beekeeping started with honey bees (Apis species), a practice called Apiculture, although keeping of stingless bees, belonging to the genera Trigona and Melipona, a practice called Meliponiculture, has recently picked up [...]

The Art of the Bee

The Art of the Bee [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0197504167
Author: Robert E. Page Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The Art of the Bee by Robert E. Page Jr. Book Resume:

The impact of bees on our world is immeasurable. Bees are responsible for the evolution of the vast array of brightly colored flowers and for engineering the niches of multitudes of plants, animals, and microbes. They've painted our landscapes with flowers through their pollination activities, and they have evolved the most complex societies to aid their exploitation of the environment. The parallels between human and insect societies have been explored by countless sociobiologists. Traditional texts present stratified layers of knowledge where the reader excavates levels of biological organization, each building on the last. In this book, Robert E. Page, Jr., delves deep into the evolutionary history and the sociality of bees. He presents fundamental biology-not in layers, but wrapped around interesting themes and concepts, and in ways designed to explore and understand each concept. Page uses the social contract as a way to examine the complex social system of bee societies, a contract that has been written over millions of years of social evolution on the fabric of DNA. The book examines the coevolution of bees and flowering plants, bees as engineers of the environment, the evolution of sociality, the honey bee as a superorganism and how it evolves, and the mating behavior of the queen. The resulting book explores the ways human societies and bee colonies are similar-not from a common ancestry with shared genes for sociality, but from shared fundamentals of political philosophy.