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Pleistocene Mammals of Europe

By: Bjorn Kurten

325 pages, b&w illus

Aldine Transaction

Paperback | Oct 2007 | #167992 | ISBN-13: 9780202309538
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Provides a comprehensive treatment of the Pleistocene species in Europe, classified according to modern taxonomic principles. For each species, there is a description of its descent and migration history, its range, and its mode of life.

Reprint of the original edition, published in 1968.

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Bjorn Kurten (1924-1988) was lecturer in palaeontology at the University of Helsinki. He is well known for his studies of the Pleistocene carnivores and of human evolution. He was a recipient of Unesco's Kalinga Award. Some of his most famous publications include On the Variation and Population Dynamics of Fossil and Recent Mammal Populations and Pleistocene Mammals of North America.

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