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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $34.95

A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural history museums in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, and the Natural History Museum, London. The fossils... Read more >
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A History of Life in 100 Fossils
A History of Life in 100 Fossils
Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344823
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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $34.95

A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural history museums in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, and the Natural History Museum, London. The fossils... Read more >
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Conversation Pieces
Inspirational objects in UCL's historic collections
Written by Mark Carnall


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.95

This book, beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photography, is a celebration of UCL’s unique collections, with leading academics from the university invited to select and write about an object each found inspiring. From a jar of moles to an Egyptian unguent spoon, a finger X-ray to some prehistoric cereal grains, their... Read more >
Life
Life
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761187
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Life
A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

By one of Britain's most gifted scientists: a magnificently daring and compulsively readable account of life on Earth (from the "big bang" to the advent of man), based entirely on the most original of all sources--the evidence of fossils.
With excitement and driving intelligence, Richard Fortey guides us from the barren globe... Read more >
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Lucy's Legacy
Lucy's Legacy
Written by Dr. Donald Johanson and Kate Wong
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307396402
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Lucy's Legacy
The Quest for Human Origins
Written by Dr. Donald Johanson and Kate Wong


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

“Lucy is a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton who has become the spokeswoman for human evolution. She is perhaps the best known and most studied fossil hominid of the twentieth century, the benchmark by which other discoveries of human ancestors are judged.”From Lucy’s Legacy

In his New York Times bestseller, Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind,... Read more >
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The Leakeys
The Leakeys
Written by Mary Bowman-Kruhm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027614
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The Leakeys
A Biography
Written by Mary Bowman-Kruhm


Format: Trade Paperback, 181 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Price: $17.00

It’s hard to imagine the study of human origins without the Leakey family. Three generations of Leakeys have scratched in the baked, unfriendly soil of East Africa to unearth fossil evidence of the earliest humans and their ancient ancestors. In the process they have practically defined the field of paleoanthropology, while... Read more >
British Fossils
British Fossils
Written by Peter Doyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806868
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British Fossils

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $12.95

The fossil-bearing rocks of the British Isles represent life from the last 2,900 million years and the UK is seen by many as the cradle of modern geology. Using the geological map of Britain, expert palaeontologist Peter Doyle offers a comprehensive guide to fossils in the UK, plotting the main fossil... Read more >
Lucy's Legacy
Lucy's Legacy
Written by Dr. Donald Johanson and Kate Wong
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307451682
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Lucy's Legacy
The Quest for Human Origins
Written by Dr. Donald Johanson and Kate Wong


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 3, 2009
Price: $13.99

“Lucy is a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton who has become the spokeswoman for human evolution. She is perhaps the best known and most studied fossil hominid of the twentieth century, the benchmark by which other discoveries of human ancestors are judged.”From Lucy’s Legacy

In his New York Times bestseller, Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind,... Read more >
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Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs
Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs
Written by Phillip Manning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426203848
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Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs
Soft Tissues and Hard Science
Written by Phillip Manning


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $16.95

Drawing on new breakthroughs and cutting edge techniques to scan and analyze this rare and remarkable discovery, Dr. Manning takes us on a thrilling, globe-spanning tour of dinosaur mummy finds—from the first such excavation in 1908 to a baby dinosaur unearthed in 1980, from a dino with a heart in South... Read more >
Cave Paintings and the Human Spirit
Cave Paintings and the Human Spirit
Written by David S. Whitley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026365
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Cave Paintings and the Human Spirit
The Origin of Creativity and Belief
Written by David S. Whitley


Format: Hardcover, 322 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2008
Price: $25.99

The magnificent prehistoric art discovered in caves throughout France and Spain raises many questions about early human culture. What do these superbly rendered paintings of horses, bison, and enigmatic human figures and symbols mean? How can we explain the sudden flourishing of artistic creativity at such a high level? And in... Read more >
Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs
Soft Tissues and Hard Science
Written by Dr. Phil Manning


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $16.95

Many of us have seen dinosaur bones and skeletons, maybe even dinosaur eggs...but what did those fearsome animals really look like in the flesh? Soft-tissue fossils give tantalizing clues about the appearance and physiology of the ancient animals. In this exciting book, paleontologist Phillip Manning presents the most astonishing dinosaur fossil... Read more >
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Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs
Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs
Written by Dr. Phil Manning
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426202193
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Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs
Soft Tissues and Hard Science
Written by Dr. Phil Manning


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $28.00

Many of us have seen dinosaur bones and skeletons, maybe even dinosaur eggs...but what did those fearsome animals really look like in the flesh? Soft-tissue fossils give tantalizing clues about the appearance and physiology of the ancient animals. In this exciting book, paleontologist Phillip Manning presents the most astonishing dinosaur fossil... Read more >
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Sea Monsters
Sea Monsters
Written by Michael Everhart
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200854
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Sea Monsters
Prehistoric Creatures of the Deep
Written by Michael Everhart


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $30.00

Sharks and dinosaurs, dinosaurs and sharks, we find them both alien and awe-inspiring, at once utterly inhuman and somehow irresistibly compelling. But forget Jaws and Jurassic Park—nothing can prepare you for Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Creatures of the Deep, an amazing plunge into the Cretaceous oceans of 80 million years ago, a... Read more >
The First Human
The First Human
Written by Ann Gibbons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076963
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The First Human
The Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors
Written by Ann Gibbons


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $15.95

In this dynamic account, award-winning science writer Ann Gibbons chronicles an extraordinary quest to answer the most primal of questions: When and where was the dawn of humankind?Following four intensely competitive international teams of scientists in a heated race to find the “missing link”–the fossil of the earliest human ancestor–Gibbons ventures... Read more >
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The First Human
The First Human
Written by Ann Gibbons
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307279828
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The First Human

Written by Ann Gibbons


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.99

In this dynamic account, award-winning science writer Ann Gibbons chronicles an extraordinary quest to answer the most primal of questions: When and where was the dawn of humankind?Following four intensely competitive international teams of scientists in a heated race to find the “missing link”–the fossil of the earliest human ancestor–Gibbons ventures... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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