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The Resource Written in stone : evolution, the fossil record, and our place in nature, Brian Switek

Written in stone : evolution, the fossil record, and our place in nature, Brian Switek

Label
Written in stone : evolution, the fossil record, and our place in nature
Title
Written in stone
Title remainder
evolution, the fossil record, and our place in nature
Statement of responsibility
Brian Switek
Creator
Subject
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
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Switek, Brian
Dewey number
599.938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QE721.2.E85
  • GN282
LC item number
  • S85 2010
  • .S85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolutionary paleobiology
  • Human evolution
  • Fossil hominids
  • Fossils
  • Paleontology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Natural history
  • Science
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolutionary paleobiology
  • Fossil hominids
  • Fossils
  • Human evolution
  • Natural history
  • Paleontology
  • Science
  • Evolution
  • Fossil hominids
  • Fossils
  • Human evolution
  • Fossil hominids
  • Fossils
Label
Written in stone : evolution, the fossil record, and our place in nature, Brian Switek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Introduction : 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
Control code
ocn681741894
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781934137291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934137291
  • (OCoLC)681741894
Label
Written in stone : evolution, the fossil record, and our place in nature, Brian Switek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Introduction : 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
Control code
ocn681741894
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781934137291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934137291
  • (OCoLC)681741894

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