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  • Jurassic Mary
    Jurassic Mary (English, Paperback) Patricia Pierce

    Spinster Mary Anning, uneducated and poor, was of the wrong sex, wrong class and wrong religion, but fate decreed that she was exactly the right person in the right place and time to pioneer the emerging science of palaeontology, the study of fossils.

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  • The Worst of Times
    The Worst of Times (English, Paperback) Paul B. Wignall

    Two hundred sixty million years ago, life on Earth suffered wave after wave of cataclysmic extinctions, with the worst wiping out nearly every species on the planet. The Worst of Times delves into the mystery behind these extinctions and sheds light on the fateful role the primeval supercontinent, known as Pangea, might have played in causing these global catastrophes. Drawing on the latest...

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  • Why Dinosaurs Matter
    Why Dinosaurs Matter (Hardback) Kenneth Lacovara

    Dr Kenneth Lacovara, world-renowned paleontologist and discoverer of the super-massive Dreadnoughtus reveals how understanding dinosaurs can help us better understand our own humanity.

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  • Dinosaurs
    Dinosaurs (English, Paperback) David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel

    Fully updated, lively and beautifully illustrated in full colour, Dinosaurs encourages students to ask questions and think like a scientist.

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  • Bringing Fossils to Life
    Bringing Fossils to Life (English, Paperback) Donald R. Prothero

    One of the leading textbooks in its field, Bringing Fossils to Life applies paleobiological principles to the fossil record while detailing the evolutionary history of major plant and animal phyla. It incorporates current research from biology, ecology, and population genetics, bridging the gap between purely theoretical paleobiological textbooks and those that describe only invertebrate...

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  • Introducing Palaeontology
    Introducing Palaeontology (English, Paperback) Patrick Wyse Jackson, John Murray

    A concise introduction to the science of palaeontology in two parts. The first explains what a fossil is and how fossils came to be preserved. The second part introduces the major fossil groups taking a systematic view from algae and plants, through the numerous examples of invertebrate animals, to the vertebrates and finally to man's ancestors.

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  • Life on a Young Planet
    Life on a Young Planet (English, Paperback) Andrew H. Knoll

    Knoll explores the deep history of life from its origins on a young planet to the incredible Cambrian explosion, with the very latest discoveries in paleontology integrated with emerging insights from molecular biology and earth system science. 100 illustrations.

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  • Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs
    Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (English, Paperback) Dougal Dixon

    A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated directory of dinosaurs, with informative description and introduction to palaeontology.

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  • Weird Dinosaurs
    Weird Dinosaurs (English, Hardback) John Pickrell

    Weird Dinosaurs examines the latest breakthroughs and new technologies radically transforming our understanding of the distant past. Pickrell opens a vivid portal to a brand new age of fossil discovery, in which fossil hunters are routinely redefining what we know and how we think about prehistory's most iconic and fascinating creatures.

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  • A History of Life in 100 Fossils
    A History of Life in 100 Fossils (Paperback) Paul D. Taylor, Aaron O'Dea

    This is the epic story of life on Earth, uniquely retold through some of the most significant fossils ever found. The book travels through 3.5 billion years of Earth's history and across all seven continents, showcasing the unusual and wonderful creatures that have played a pivotal role in our evolutionary past.

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  • Fossils
    Fossils (English, Paperback) Richard A. Fortey

    Fossils: The Key to the Past is the Natural History Museum's classic introduction to fossils. It provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of fossils and their use in reconstructing the history of life on Earth.

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  • Birds of Stone
    Birds of Stone (English, Hardback) Luis M. Chiappe, Meng Qingjin

    Anyone interested in the history of life-from paleontologists to inquisitive birders-will find Birds of Stone an irresistible feast for the eyes and mind.

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  • Paleoclimate
    Paleoclimate (English, Paperback) Michael L. Bender

    Earth's climate has undergone dramatic changes over the geologic timescale. At one extreme, Earth has been glaciated from the poles to the equator for periods that may have lasted millions of years. This title presents the study of such changes and their causes.

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  • History of Life 5E
    History of Life 5E (English, Paperback) Richard Cowen

    This text is designed for students and anyone else with an interest in the history of life on our planet. The author describes the biological evolution of Earth s organisms, and reconstructs their adaptations to the life they led, and the ecology and environment in which they functioned.

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  • Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction
    Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) David Norman

    David Norman discusses some of the most fascinating and iconic creatures to walk our Earth. Introducing the different famillies of dinosaurs, he discusses how they were first discovered and interpreted, and looks at how scientific break-throughs have changed our understanding of dinosaurs over the years.

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  • Abominable Science!
    Abominable Science! (English, Paperback) Daniel Loxton, Donald R. Prothero

    Loxton and Prothero complete an entertaining, educational, and definitive text on demonstrably false phenomena, presenting both the arguments for and against their existence and systematically challenging the pseudoscience perpetuating their myths.

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  • William Boyd Dawkins and the Victorian Science of Cave Hunting
    William Boyd Dawkins and the Victorian Science of Cave Hunting (English, Hardback) Mark John White

    Biography of a controversial Victorian geologist, palaeontologist and archaeologist

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  • The Story of Life in 25 Fossils
    The Story of Life in 25 Fossils (English, Hardback) Donald R. Prothero

    Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous fossils in a gripping scientific history. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these objects and interpreting their significance within the larger fossil record, Prothero creates a riveting history of life on our planet.

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  • The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals
    The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals (English, Hardback) Donald R. Prothero, Mary P. Persis Williams

    After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form on our planet. Roaming the earth were spectacular beasts such as saber-toothed cats, giant mastodonts, immense ground sloths, and gigantic giraffe-like rhinoceroses. Here is the ultimate illustrated field guide to the lost world of these weird and wonderful prehistoric creatures....

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  • Wonderful Life
    Wonderful Life (English, Paperback) Stephen Jay Gould

    Using the brilliantly preserved fossil fauna of the Burgess Shale as his case study, Gould argues that chance was in fact one of the decisive factors in the evolution of life on this planet, and that, with a flip of coin, everything could have been very different indeed.

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