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Evolution: The Whole Story

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By: Steve Parker(Editor), Alice Roberts(Author)

576 pages, 1000 colour & b/w photos and colour & b/w illustrations

Thames & Hudson

Paperback | Aug 2015 | #224903 | ISBN-13: 9780500291733
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NHBS Price: £19.95 $26/€22 approx

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Evolution: The Whole Story contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. Each chapter of this accessible and lavishly illustrated book takes a major living group and presents thematic essays discussing the evolution of particular subgroups as they appeared on Earth with reference to detailed comparative anatomy, evolutionary legacies, and the breakthrough theories of eminent scientists. Accompanying the essays are amazing photographic features that investigate the characteristics of individual organisms in detail: in some, remarkable fossils, assembled skeletons, and lifelike reconstructions are presented and analyzed; while in others, living species are depicted and compared in detail to their direct ancestors, creatures that may have lived millions of years ago.


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