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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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. This book is an uncommon find. This was not a significant problem for me, but I wonder whether this was a more widespread error for this entire printing.

My favorite is the photo of the human skeleton riding the horse skeleton. Oct 02, Eli rated it really liked it.

Evolution in Action : Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons

Description Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the vertebrate skeletons of Earth’s fossil record carry within them the traces of several billion years of life. It sure made an impression on me. The intricate staging and stark black and white skeleton photography in this over sized book is expansive, if not mind blowing.

The text is the kind of nonfiction that, if you jus This is my three-year-old’s favorite book. The photos are stunning and detailed and intriguing to compare and would themselves qualify as science if they were accompanied by more thorough explanations and captions and if they were arranged in a less obscure system.

Here is a powerful pairing: Unprecedented in its approach, the number and diversity of the species presented, and the quality of the photographs, Evolution is the book on how we came to be what we are.


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The starkness of these photographs caught my eye in a book review in the Wall Street Journal, so I bought the book. See all 25 reviews. Ive yet to read the book – but this wasnt the reason i bought it – i havent seen too many books that show full skeletons of animals and this was why i bought this book – hence the three stars. Share your thoughts with other customers. I bought this for my 8 year old who loves animal skeletons.

Eevolutionpages. Now updated and presented in a smaller format with fifteen new gorgeous photographs, Evolution steps beyond the debate and presents the undeniable truth of Darwin’s theory, showing through skeletons both obscure and commonplace, but always intriguing, the process by which life has transformed itself, again and again.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I can see withy my eyes our slow uprighting and skull shape shifting. I ostensibly bought this book to share with my 6 yr old son, and he enjoys looking at the pictures with me, but the text ppanafieu unmistakably geared to adults.

Martin Smith rated it it was amazing Sep 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

I honestly don’t understand why they stopped printing the larger version panavieu started printing the smaller version because some of the photos have really small skeletons.

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Madeleine rated it really liked it Jul 15, Table of contents 1. 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. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The result is a revealing collection that profoundly illustrates the key themes of evolution—homology, convergence, adaptation, polymorphism, and more.

It’s huge and a little unwieldy, but with that larger version, the pictures take your breath away. He likes to look for the skeletons he’s seen at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, which he asks to go to every single day. Pabafieu book has some exquisite photographs. Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the vertebrate skeletons of Earth’s fossil record carry within panafidu the traces of several billion years of evolution.

Evolution by Jean-Baptiste De Panafieu Read more Read less. May 18, Tina rated it it was amazing Shelves: In other words, it’s really just a semi-educational coffee table book. Fish Punch rated it liked it Nov 22, It’s sized right for him, but we’d previously had the coffee table book from the library and I wish I’d bought that instead As I write this, it’s still available, used, at less than fifty dollars from third party sellers here on Amazon.

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