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The Resource Evolution : the story of life, Douglas Palmer ; illustrated by Peter Barrett

Evolution : the story of life, Douglas Palmer ; illustrated by Peter Barrett

Label
Evolution : the story of life
Title
Evolution
Title remainder
the story of life
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Palmer ; illustrated by Peter Barrett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on the latest scientific information to recreate the story of life on Earth, with introductory articles on evolution and an index to the hundreds of species depicted in the illustrations
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342065
Cataloging source
ROC
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Palmer, Douglas
Dewey number
576
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
encyclopedias
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1935-
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Natural History Museum (London, England)
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True
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  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
Target audience
adult
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the story of life
Label
Evolution : the story of life, Douglas Palmer ; illustrated by Peter Barrett
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Publication
Note
  • Twenty p. on folded leaves, unfold to 30 x 50 cm
  • Published in association with the Natural History Museum (London) to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of his On the origin of species
  • Includes index
Contents
Introduction. What is evolution? ; Putting life in order -- How to use this book -- The science of evolution. Darwin ; Origin and beyond ; Time and life ; The pattern of life ; What are fossils? ; The variety of fossils ; Reconstructing the past ; Evolution today -- The story of evolution : one hundred illustrated site reconstructions -- The trees of life -- Site gazetteer -- Species listing
Control code
ocn456259362
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
367 p.
Isbn
9780520255111
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)456259362
Label
Evolution : the story of life, Douglas Palmer ; illustrated by Peter Barrett
Publication
Note
  • Twenty p. on folded leaves, unfold to 30 x 50 cm
  • Published in association with the Natural History Museum (London) to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of his On the origin of species
  • Includes index
Contents
Introduction. What is evolution? ; Putting life in order -- How to use this book -- The science of evolution. Darwin ; Origin and beyond ; Time and life ; The pattern of life ; What are fossils? ; The variety of fossils ; Reconstructing the past ; Evolution today -- The story of evolution : one hundred illustrated site reconstructions -- The trees of life -- Site gazetteer -- Species listing
Control code
ocn456259362
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
367 p.
Isbn
9780520255111
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)456259362

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