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Title Remarkable creatures [electronic resource] : epic adventures in the search for the origins of species / Sean B. Carroll.
Author Carroll, Sean B.
Publication New York : Mariner Books, 2009.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 331 pages) : illustrations, maps
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System Req Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A mixture of spirit and deed -- Introduction: Humboldt's gifts -- Part 1: The making of a theory. Reverend Darwin's detour ; Drawing a line between monkeys and kangaroos ; Life imitates life -- Part 2: The loveliest bones. Java man ; To the big bang, on horseback ; Where the dragon laid her eggs ; The day the mesozoic died ; Dinosaurs of a feather ; It's a fishapod! -- Part 3: The natural history of humans. Journey to the Stone Age ; Clocks, trees, and H-bombs ; CSI: Neander Valley -- Afterword: The shape of things to come.
An award-wining biologist explores the dramatic expeditions that unearthed the history of life on Earth--from the epic journeys of pioneering naturalists to the breakthroughs making headlines today.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Description based on print version record.
Subject Evolution (Biology) -- History.
Naturalists -- Travel -- History.
Evolution (Biology) (OCoLC)fst00917302
Naturalists -- Travel. (OCoLC)fst01034549
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Carroll, Sean B. Remarkable creatures. New York : Mariner Books, 2009 (DLC) 2008025438 (OCoLC)432986068
ISBN 9780547526140 electronic bk.
0547526148 electronic bk.

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