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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 18.95 US$ 15.16
Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mount Everest slammed into the Earth, inducing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs. Vaporized detritus blasted through the atmosphere upon impact, falling back to Earth around the globe. Disastrous environmental consequences ensued: a giant tsunami,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 18.99
Throughout our history, humans have been captivated by mythic beasts and legendary creatures. Tales of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are part of our collective experience. Now comes a book from two dedicated investigators that explores and elucidates the fascinating world of cryptozoology. Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero have... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 97.71
Featuring the earliest evidence in Eurasia of animal exploitation, this volume presents faunal analyses of medium-sized and large mammals at this Israeli site and provides taxonomic and actualistic data as well as beautifully illustrated studies in taphonomy. more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
Who were the first humans to inhabit North America? According to the now familiar story, mammal hunters entered the continent some 12,000 years ago via a land bridge that spanned the Bering Sea. Distinctive stone tools belonging to the Clovis culture established the presence of these early New World people. But are the Clovis tools Asian in origin?... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 187.95 US$ 162.89
This volume presents a truly integrated methodological and biocultural approach to the expanding discipline of human palaeopathology. The book provides researchers and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the main methods and techniques that are currently available for studying diseases and related conditions from human skeletal remains. It... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 205.00
Advances in Quaternary Entomology addresses the science of fossil insects by demonstrating their immense contribution to our knowledge of the paleoenvironmental and climatological record of the past 2.6 million years. In this comprehensive survey of the field, Scott A. Elias recounts development of scholarship, reviews the fossil insect record from... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2006; US$ 28.95
?This book helps students learn by doing. Why look at a picture of a fossil cast in a book when you can make one? Why listen to a lecture about meteorites when you can collect them yourself???Co-author Thor Hansen Millions of years after vanishing from Earth, dinosaurs still have the power to stir students? curiosity. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 97.71
Bringing together archaeological, paleoenvironmental, paleontological and genetic data, this book makes a first attempt to reconstruct African population histories from out species' evolution to the Holocene. Africa during Marine Isotope Stages (MIS) 6 to 2 (~190-12,000 years ago) witnessed the biological development and behavioral florescence... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today. "One of the best scientific books published in the last ten years."? Ottowa Journal "A valuable new synthesis of facts and ideas about climate, geography, and life during the... more...
Alfred Russell Wallace Contributions to the theory of Natural Selection, 1870, and Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace , 'On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties' (Papers presented to the Linnean Society 30th June 1858)Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 400.00
Wallace noticed on expeditions to the Amazon and the Malay archipelego that mammals in Southeast Asia are more advanced than their Australian cousins. His suggestion was that the two continents had split before the better adapted mammals had evolved in Asia. The isolated Australian marsupials were able to thrive, whilst those in Asia were driven to... more...