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The Resource Prehistoric life : [the definitive visual history of life on earth], [authors, Douglas Palmer ... et al. ; consultants, Simon Lamb ... et al. ; senior editors, Angeles Gavira Guerrero, Peter Frances ; project editors, Cressida Malins ... et al. ; editors, Jamie Ambrose ... et al.]

Prehistoric life : [the definitive visual history of life on earth], [authors, Douglas Palmer ... et al. ; consultants, Simon Lamb ... et al. ; senior editors, Angeles Gavira Guerrero, Peter Frances ; project editors, Cressida Malins ... et al. ; editors, Jamie Ambrose ... et al.]

Label
Prehistoric life : [the definitive visual history of life on earth]
Title
Prehistoric life
Title remainder
[the definitive visual history of life on earth]
Statement of responsibility
[authors, Douglas Palmer ... et al. ; consultants, Simon Lamb ... et al. ; senior editors, Angeles Gavira Guerrero, Peter Frances ; project editors, Cressida Malins ... et al. ; editors, Jamie Ambrose ... et al.]
Title variation
  • DK prehistoric life
  • Dorling Kindersley prehistoric life
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With an extensive catalog at its heart, "Prehistoric Life" profiles hundreds of fascinating species in incredible detail; features breathtaking, state-of-the-art images; explores the concept of geological time; and explains the classification of species and how the evidence for their evolution is preserved and can be deciphered
Cataloging source
NPL
Dewey number
560
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE711.2
LC item number
.P74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Palmer, Douglas
  • Lamb, Simon
  • Gavira Guerrero, Angeles
  • Frances, Peter
  • Malins, Cressida
  • Ambrose, Jamie
  • DK Publishing, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fossils
  • Fossils
  • Animals, Fossil
  • Animals, Fossil
  • Plants, Fossil
  • Plants, Fossil
  • Fossil hominids
  • Fossil hominids
  • Paleobiology
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth (Planet)
Label
Prehistoric life : [the definitive visual history of life on earth], [authors, Douglas Palmer ... et al. ; consultants, Simon Lamb ... et al. ; senior editors, Angeles Gavira Guerrero, Peter Frances ; project editors, Cressida Malins ... et al. ; editors, Jamie Ambrose ... et al.]
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1101/2010278841-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: DK
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Includes index
Contents
Young earth. Exploring earth's past ; The origin of the earth ; The first 500 million years ; Plate tectonics ; Changing climates ; Life and evolution ; Classification ; Mass extinctions ; Types of fossils ; Information in the fossil record ; Key fossil sites ; The geological timescale -- Life on earth. Archean ; Proterozoic ; Cambrian ; Ordovician ; Silurian ; Devonian ; Carboniferous ; Permian ; Triassic ; Jurassic ; Cretaceous ; Paleogene ; Neogene ; Quaternary -- The rise of the humans. Human relatives ; Human ancestors ; Origins of modern humans ; Out of Africa ; European hunter gatherers ; Paleolithic cave art ; After the ice
Control code
ocn444710202
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9780756655730
Lccn
2010278841
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780756655730
  • (OCoLC)444710202
Label
Prehistoric life : [the definitive visual history of life on earth], [authors, Douglas Palmer ... et al. ; consultants, Simon Lamb ... et al. ; senior editors, Angeles Gavira Guerrero, Peter Frances ; project editors, Cressida Malins ... et al. ; editors, Jamie Ambrose ... et al.]
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1101/2010278841-d.html
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: DK
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Includes index
Contents
Young earth. Exploring earth's past ; The origin of the earth ; The first 500 million years ; Plate tectonics ; Changing climates ; Life and evolution ; Classification ; Mass extinctions ; Types of fossils ; Information in the fossil record ; Key fossil sites ; The geological timescale -- Life on earth. Archean ; Proterozoic ; Cambrian ; Ordovician ; Silurian ; Devonian ; Carboniferous ; Permian ; Triassic ; Jurassic ; Cretaceous ; Paleogene ; Neogene ; Quaternary -- The rise of the humans. Human relatives ; Human ancestors ; Origins of modern humans ; Out of Africa ; European hunter gatherers ; Paleolithic cave art ; After the ice
Control code
ocn444710202
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9780756655730
Lccn
2010278841
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780756655730
  • (OCoLC)444710202

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