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Fossils a very short introduction

Keith Stewart. Thomson

2005

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  • Title:
    Fossils a very short introduction
  • Author: Keith Stewart. Thomson
  • Description: Introduction -- A cultural phenomenon -- Fossils in the popular imagination -- Some things we know, some things we don't -- Against the odds -- Bringing fossils to life -- Evolving -- Of molecules and man -- Fakes and fortunes -- Back to the future.
    Fossils have been vital to our understanding of the formation of the Earth and the origins of life on it. Keith Thomson presents an explanation of fossils as a phenomenon, highlighting their impact on mythology, philosophy and popular culture.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (147 p.) : ill.
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4356-0550-0;ISBN 1-280-76278-0;ISBN 0-19-151708-9
  • Subjects: Fossils -- Popular works; Fossilization -- Popular works; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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