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Trilobite By Richard A. Fortey

Trilobite
by Richard A. Fortey

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This is is a trilobito-centric view of the world, unravelling the history of the crustacean-like animals which dominated the seas for three hundred million years. These arthropods witnessed continents move, they survived ice ages and volcanic eruptions, evolving and adapting to their environment.
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Trilobite by Richard A. Fortey

This is is a trilobito-centric view of the world, unravelling the history of the 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 to their environment. They watched through their crystal eyes whilst life evolved. Their own evolution calibrated geological time itself.

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Trilobite Reviews


Praise for LIFE: AN UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY: 'Read this book because it is, indeed, the best natural history of the first four billion years of life on earth.' John Gribbin, Sunday Times 'Richard Fortey is a scientist... but his big, rich history of four billion years of evolution is written with an artist's zest for life and language. Anyone who wants to understand how we came to be here on earth, 4 000 000 000 years after life began, should read this sparkling book.' Maggie Gee, Daily Telegraph The tale of life needs constantly retelling. Thank some happy accident of history that we have Fortey to tell it to us anew.' Ted Nield, New Scientist

About Richard A. Fortey


Richard Fortey is senior palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum. His previous books include the critically acclaimed LIFE: AN UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY and the prize-winning THE HIDDEN LANDSCAPE. He lives in London.

Additional information

GOR001624423
Trilobite by Richard A. Fortey
Richard A. Fortey
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2000-06-19
256
0002570122
9780002570121
N/A
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