Evolution: The Whole Story (häftad)
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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Thames & Hudson Ltd
colour illustrations
With over 1,000 illustrations in colour and black and white
245 x 172 x 43 mm
1810 g

Evolution: The Whole Story

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Häftad,  Engelska, 2015-08-31
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Evolution: The Whole Story contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. Each chapter of this accessible and lavishly illustrated book takes a major living group and presents thematic essays discussing the evolution of particular subgroups as they appeared on Earth with reference to detailed comparative anatomy, evolutionary legacies, and the breakthrough theories of eminent scientists. Accompanying the essays are amazing photographic features that investigate the characteristics of individual organisms in detail: in some, remarkable fossils, assembled skeletons, and lifelike reconstructions are presented and analyzed; while in others, living species are depicted and compared in detail to their direct ancestors, creatures that may have lived millions of years ago.
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'I cannot think of another book that attempts to catalogue the entire expanse of life and succeeds in such a remarkably palatable way' - New Scientist 'An endlessly fascinating book and, with more than 1,000 illustrations, absolutely ideal for the whole family' - Mature Times

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Steve Parker is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. He has written more than 200 books and contributed to, or acted as consultant for, another 100 or so titles. Many of these books reflect Steve's passion for animals, plants, and life sciences such as ecology and ethology.


Introduction 1. Earliest Life 2. Plants 3. Invertebrates 4. Fish and Amphibians 5. Reptiles 6. Birds 7. Mammals