Loading data.. Open Bottom Panel. Go to previous Content Download this Content Share this Content Add This Content to Favorites Go to next Content. ← →. Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu is an evolutionary biologist, and he provides a concise primer on the hows and whys of evolution, using the images. The image that opens the Patrick Gries and Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu’s stunning book Evolution (public library) takes Von Hagens horse and.
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Write a customer review. In other words, it’s really just a semi-educational coffee table book. Benjamin Hersh rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Here is a powerful pairing: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The reader learns, by experiencing each text and photograph together, how the structure of every creature has been shaped by its environmental and genetic inheritance.
The Best Books of I think what I did not expect and which is explained in the textis that I got a real sense of all of these skeletons as once belonging to individuals; my cousins in the animal kingdom and not just the apes, either.
However, the text offers only the most abstract and convoluted quasi-philosophical mumbledy-jumble which I’m sure sounded a lot more impressive in the original French.
Kelly rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Mar 09, Diedre Poellnitz rated it really liked it. Evoultion History Through Spectacular Skeletons. This book is divided into 44 mini-articles about various topics in skeletal anatomy, then photographs of skeletons illustrating that topic.
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Apr 19, Dave Gaston rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Giveaway allows panafleu to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. There is a larger previous edition from of this book, one that has a rattlesnake skeleton on the front. Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
I have seldom encountered a “coffee table” book that offered so much intellectual and visual evllution. But I highly recommend it. Ari Chand rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? If anyone knows of any books that have great and extensive pictures evvolution animal bones plz do msg me. I recommend that you look for a good used copy of the larger, evoluhion edition.
Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the vertebrate skeletons of Earth’s fossil record carry within them the traces of several billion years of evolution. In fact, when they’re spread over two pages in this smaller version it’s actually hard to see what’s missing deep in the binding.
Evolution Hardcover October 2, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Eolution Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I would have been satisfied with imagery alone, the accompanying text is engaging and interesting as well. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
The intricate staging and stark black and white skeleton photography in this over sized book is expansive, if not mind blowing.
Evolution in Action : Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons
The result is a revealing collection that profoundly illustrates the evolugion themes of evolution—homology, convergence, adaptation, polymorphism, and more. Read reviews that mention coffee table year old absolutely stunning table book bought this book evolution photos skeletons text pictures bones photographs skeleton various photography concept reference simply animal appreciate.
This book has some exquisite photographs. With beautiful renderings of skeletons from all types of animals and primates, it has been keeping me entertained for hours. Read more Read less. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
This book has a unique and comprehensive analysis of animal evolution. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The text is the kind of nonfiction that, if evolktion just dip in at any point, you find yourself pulled in and next thing you know you’ve read the whole page and the next one. Feb 09, Nathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Helps to frame the wonderful photography in an even better light.
We started out just reading him the captions, but now that he’s more familiar with it, we’re actually talking about the pictures, and summarizing some of the text for him, too. There are so many crisp, clear photos in this book. In addition there are some photos that are double page – however the seam of the book cuts these photos in two – straight through the middle – and with the additional bulk of the book seeing these photos completely is next to impossible.
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