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Fossils The History of Life

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ISBN-10: 1402762542

ISBN-13: 9781402762543

Edition: N/A

Authors: Richard Fortey

List price: $29.95
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This updated edition of the highly successful volume, created in conjunction with London's Natural History Museum, has all the strengths of the original...and more. Completely redesigned and revised, it now features two fascinating new sections that reflect the contemporary state of the field: "How to Recognize Fossils" and "Molecular Paleontology." Readers will find this a straightforward and fascinating introduction to fossils, their study, and their use in reconstructing the history of the earth. It gives a current view of the significance of fossil finds, provides up-to-date information on dinobirds, and explains the latest theories of human evolution. Stunningly illustrated with…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 6/2/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Richard Fortey is a senior paleontologist at the Natural History Museum in London.