Palaeontology Products

  • Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume 1

    1st Edition

    By Winston Frank Ponder, David R. Lindberg, Juliet Mary Ponder

    The phylum Mollusca is the second largest group of animals and occur in virtually all habitats. Many non-marine molluscs are threatened with more recorded extinctions than all tetrapod vertebrates combined. This text will provide the first general account of molluscs in decades and will include…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Waterside Ape

    An Alternative Account of Human Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Rhys Evans

    This book presents the latest evidence on the controversial ‘Waterside Ape’ theory of human evolution, what used to be known as the ‘Aquatic Ape’ theory. The traditional ‘Savannah Ape’ theory that early hominid apes evolved on the grass plains of East Africa 6- 7 million years ago from our…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19 
    CRC Press

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Life in Deep Time

    Darwin’s “Missing” Fossil Record, 1st Edition

    By J. William Schopf

    When Darwin wrote his Origin of Species, one of his main concerns was with the perceived shortness of the fossil record of life. Until the work of J. William Schopf and his colleagues, much of this history was thought to be unknowable. This book, through a memoire of Schopf’s personal recollections…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Echinoderms in a Changing World

    Proceedings of the 13th International Echinoderm Conference, January 5-9 2009, University of Tasmania, Hobart Tasmania, Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Johnson

    Echinoderms are an ancient and diverse group of marine animals with a rich fossil record. They occur abundantly in all modern oceans and at all depths, where they contribute importantly to patterns in biodiversity and to the structure and functioning of marine systems.  It is therefore vital…

    Hardback – 2012-10-30
    CRC Press

  • Holocene Palaeoenvironmental History of the Central Sahara

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 29, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Baumhauer, Jürgen Runge

    The environmental setting within the Central Sahara was subject to considerable changes during Late Quaternary, mainly driven by major global climate variations, although human impact increased constantly since Early Holocene. Such global events can be reconstructed with the help of reliefs,…

    Hardback – 2009-02-27
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • Dynamics of Forest Ecosystems in Central Africa During the Holocene: Past – Present – Future

    Palaeoecology of Africa, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments, Volume 28, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Runge

    This book consists of scientific papers resulting from an international workshop: ‘Environmental and Cultural Change in West- and Central Africa’ organized by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in Yaoundé, Cameroon, March 2006. Problems of Holocene and Late Pleistocene modifications of the rain…

    Hardback – 2007-10-04
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • Antarctic Peninsula & Tierra del Fuego: 100 years of Swedish-Argentine scientific cooperation at the end of the world

    Proceedings of "Otto Nordensjold's Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1903 and Swedish Scientists in Patagonia: A Symposium", Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2-7, 2003, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorge Rabassa, Maria Laura Borla

    This symposium, held in Argentina in March 2003, commemorates Otto Nordenskjöld’s 1901 expedition, and pays tribute to the Swedish and Argentinian explorers who took on the challenge of early fieldwork in Patagonia and Antarctica. This theme is extended to include recent fieldwork in the natural…

    Hardback – 2006-11-23
    CRC Press

  • Modern Quaternary Research in Southeast Asia, Volume 18

    Quaternary Research In Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Susan G. Keates, Juliette M. Pasveer

    Written for researchers, university lecturers and advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in all fields of archaeological and anthropological study, this collection features new research from different excavation sites around Indonesia together with pioneering expert analysis.…

    Hardback – 2004-04-15
    CRC Press

  • Palaeohistoria 39,40 (1997-1998)

    Institute of Archaeology, Groningen, the Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By University of Groningen, Netherlands The Biological-Archaeological Institute

    This annual covers excavation reports and analytical studies on archaeology, palaeobotany and archaeozoology. Topics covered include the Allerod vegetation of southeastern Friesland, Bronze Age metal and amber in the Netherlands, the origins of plums and much more.…

    Hardback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

  • The Great Ice Age

    Climate Change and Life, 1st Edition

    By J.A. Chapman, S.A. all at The Open University Drury, R.C.L. Wilson

    The Great Ice Age documents and explains the natural climatic and palaeoecologic changes that have occurred during the past 2.6 million years, outlining the emergence and global impact of our species during this period. Exploring a wide range of records of climate change, the authors demonstrate…

    Paperback – 1999-11-11
    Routledge

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