The Resource Written in stone : the hidden secrets of fossils and the story of life on Earth, Brian Switek

Written in stone : the hidden secrets of fossils and the story of life on Earth, Brian Switek

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Written in stone : the hidden secrets of fossils and the story of life on Earth
Title
Written in stone
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the hidden secrets of fossils and the story of life on Earth
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Brian Switek
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Language
eng
Summary
Proposes that the strides made in paleontology have helped with understanding evolution, and discusses how fossils, prominent scientists, technology, and other factors have each influenced the theory's development. This book is about the epic quest for missing links and other myths about evolution
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
599.938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
general
Written in stone : the hidden secrets of fossils and the story of life on Earth, Brian Switek
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Written in stone : the hidden secrets of fossils and the story of life on Earth, Brian Switek
Publication
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First published : New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2010
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [282]-303) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Missing links -- The living rock -- Moving mountains -- From fins to fingers -- Footprints and feathers on the sands of time -- The meek inherit the Earth -- As monstrous as a whale -- Behemoth -- On a last leg -- Through the looking glass -- Time and chance
  • First published : New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2010. -Includes bibliographical references (p. [282]-303) and index. -Missing links -- The living rock -- Moving mountains -- From fins to fingers -- Footprints and feathers on the sands of time -- The meek inherit the Earth -- As monstrous as a whale -- Behemoth -- On a last leg -- Through the looking glass -- Time and chance. -Proposes that the strides made in paleontology have helped with understanding evolution, and discusses how fossils, prominent scientists, technology, and other factors have each influenced the theory's development. This book is about the epic quest for missing links and other myths about evolution. It discusses interesting fossils discovered in the last three decades
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13790818
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22 cm.
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Extent
320 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848312623
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(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TASP164713
  • (OCoLC)747278426

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