Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia / Edition 2

Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia / Edition 2

by Donald F. Glut
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786405910

ISBN-13: 9780786405916

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

This reference work is the third supplement to Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia (a 1998 American Library Association Outstanding Reference Book) and follows the intent and format of the encyclopedia and the first two supplements ("superb...the scope is phenomenal"-ARBA; "recommended"-Booklist/RBB).

This continuation of what is now the

Overview

This reference work is the third supplement to Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia (a 1998 American Library Association Outstanding Reference Book) and follows the intent and format of the encyclopedia and the first two supplements ("superb...the scope is phenomenal"-ARBA; "recommended"-Booklist/RBB).

This continuation of what is now the standard encyclopedia provides up-to-date concepts, based on the latest original research of paleontologists, on such topics as the Mesozoic Era; new discoveries, ideas and studies; ectothermy versus endothermy; dinosaurs and birds; dinosaur extinctions; dinosaurian systematics; dinosaurian genera; nomina nuda and excluded genera; and an appendix discussing dinosaur tracks and eggs.

Donald F. Glut is a prolific book and article writer, and movie producer-director. Among his many works are Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia  (1997, $195) and its Supplement 1 (1999, $95) and Supplement 2 (2002, $95), Jurassic Classics: A Collection of Saurian Essays and Mesozoic Musings (2001, $29.95) and Carbon Dates: A Day by Day Almanac of Paleo Anniversaries and Dino Events (1999, $29.95). He lives in Burbank, California.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786405916
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Series:
Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia , #2
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.16(d)

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