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Evolution of the Earth

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ISBN-10: 0070178038

ISBN-13: 9780070178038

Edition: 5th 1994

Authors: Robert H. Dott, Donald A. Prothero

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This text takes a historical approach to the development of ideas about history. This is particularly evident in the first seven chapters, allowing the reader to recapture the development of major principles and concepts developed by past generations. The authors focus on how do we know? as much as what do we know?, emphasizing concepts, not just information. Three maxims guide the writing: new concepts of time; the universality of irreversible evolutionary changes; and the importance throughout time of ecological interactions between life and the physical world. Most chapters feature a summary time-line that puts the entire sequence of events into a quick visual-reference frame. The text…    
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Book details

List price: $85.94
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 664
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English