Trilobite! download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard A. Fortey

Trilobite! download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard A. Fortey year 2001
  • Book name: Trilobite!
  • Author: Richard A. Fortey
  • Release date: 2001/1/3
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780006551386
  • Rating: 9.64 of 10
  • Votes: 533
  • Review by: Maxwell Mead
  • Review rating: 9.32 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/14
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: `In Richard Fortey's capable hands the humble grey trilobite has been transformed into the E.T. of the Lower Palaeozoic - a remarkable and fascinating book.' SIMON WINCHESTER Richard Fortey is one of Britain's leading popular scientists. Life: An Unauthorised Biography, was short-listed for the Rhone Poulenc prize and has been reprinted five times. In all he writes, Fortey displays extraordinary range, delight and descriptive gifts which make complicated scientific facts and concepts not only easy to understand but a delight to absorb. Trilobite! is an unashamedly trilobito-centric view of the world unravelling the history of the exotic, crustacean-like animals which dominated the seas for three hundred million years. These arthropods witnessed continents move, mountain chains elevated and eroded; they survived ice ages and volcanic eruptions, evolving and adapting exquisitely to their environment. They watched through their crystal eyes whilst life evolved. Their own evolution calibrated geological time itself. Structured like a detective story, this is a light, but highly informative account of the wonders of scientific discovery and an engaging, quirky and fascinating introduction to evolution.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H59M43S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Palaeontology, Popular Science
  • Available formats: EPUB, RB, PDF, LRF, DOC, HTM, WORD, TXT. Compressed in RAR, AZW4, TAR.BZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.10 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x18mm
  • Weight: 230g
  • Printed by: Flamingo
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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