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Dinosaurs in Asia [English / Chinese]

By: Dong Zhiming(Author)

290 pages, 600 illus

Chinese Corporation for Promotion of Humanities

Hardback | Dec 2009 | #187448 | ISBN-13: 9787541634390
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About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese

Dinosaurs in Asia provides a comprehensive discussion of Asian dinosaur research history. More than 600 photographs and illustrations will help readers to travel back in time to explore the lost world of dinosaurs, those from China in particular. The readers will also learn stories about how scholars and amateurs, who worked very hard in Asia for generations, have brought these magnificent creatures back to life. We encourage future enthusiast to continue in writing a new history of dinosaur panorama of our continent. In order to make the reading of Dinosaurs in Asia easier the appendices contain lists f all known Asian dinosaurs and the index the local names mentioned in this book.


1. Foreword

2. Introduction

3. Dinosaurs of India
(1) The Dharmaram Formation of the Early Jurassic In Southern India
(2) The Kota Formation of the Early Jurassic of Central India
(3) The Lameta Formation of the Late Cretaceous

4. Dinosaurs of Northeast Asia-Russian Discoveries

5. Hunting Dinosaurs in the Gobi Desert
(1) The First Paleontological Conquest of the Mongolian Gobi-Central Asiatic Expeditions
(2) Nemegt-A Russian Discovery
(3) The Polish-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition: Victory of the Three Women
(4) Western Scientists Return to Gobi
(5) Ukhaa Tolgod: A New Success of American Paleontologists
(6) Chinese-Japanese-Mongolian Mongolian Plateau Dinosaur Expedition

6. Digging Dinosaurs in China
(1) J. Gunnar Andersson and Otto Zdansky in China
(2) Sino-Swedish Scientific Expedition in Northwestern China
(3) C.C.Young the Pioneer of Chinese Dinosaurology
(4) IVPP-The Chinese Center for Dinosaur Research
(5) A co-operation during the Conflict time, the Sino-Soviet Paleontological Expedition (1959-1960)
(6) Successful IVPP Exploration in Xinjiang
(7) A Special Museum-the Zigong Dinosaur Museum in Sichuan
(8) Searching for T/K Boundary in China
(9) Sino-Canadian Dinosaur Project (1986-1990)
(10) The Sino-Japanese Silk Road Dinosaur Expedition (1992-1993)
(11) The Sino-Belgium Dinosaur Expedition (1995-2000)
(12) Dinosaurs in Gansu and Henan

7. The Feathered dinosaurs and Birds, Discovering Chinese “Solnhfen”

8. Dinosaur eggs in China

9. Dinosaur footprints in China

10. Dinosaurs of Indochina
(1) Dinosaur from Laos
(2) Dinosaurs of Thailand

11. The Developments of Japanese Dinosaur Researches

12. Dinosaur Remains of the Korean Peninsula

13. Postscript and Acknowledgment

14. List of Dinosaurs in Asia

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