Darwin's Fossils: The Collection That Shaped the Theory of Evolution

Darwin's Fossils: The Collection That Shaped the Theory of Evolution

by Adrian Lister

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588346179
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 250,134
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Adrian Lister is a Research Leader in the Earth Sciences Department at the Natural History Museum, London. His research is centred on how ice-age mammal fossils enhance our understanding of processes of evolution and species extinction. He has written many articles and contributes regularly to broadcast media and books.

Table of Contents

Author's note 4

Chapter 1 The making of a naturalist 7

Chapter 2 Giant mammals 35

Chapter 3 Petrified forests 93

Chapter 4 Marine life 113

Chapter 5 Coral islands 163

Chapter 6 The making of a theory 183

Sources 216

References 220

Further information 226

Index 227

Picture sources 232

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