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The complete dinosaur

Author: James Orville Farlow; M K Brett-Surman
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1997.
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Complete dinosaur.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1997
(OCoLC)605217492
Online version:
Complete dinosaur.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1997
(OCoLC)608125041
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Orville Farlow; M K Brett-Surman
ISBN: 0253333490 9780253333490 0253213134 9780253213136
OCLC Number: 37107117
Description: xi, 752 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The discovery of dinosaurs. The earliest discoveries / William A.S. Sarjeant --
European dinosaur hunters / Hans-Dieter Sues --
North American dinosaur hunters / Edwin H. Colbert --
Asian dinosaur hunters / John R. Lavas --
Dinosaur hunters of the southern continents / Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. --
pt. 2. The study of dinosaurs. Hunting for dinosaur bones / David D. Gillette --
The osteology of the dinosaurs ; The taxonomy and systematics of the dinosaurs / Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. and M.K. Brett-Surman --
Dinosaurs and geologic time / James O. Farlow --
Technology and the study of dinosaurs / Ralph E. Chapman --
Molecular paleontology : rationale and techniques for the study of ancient biomolecules / Mary Higby Schweitzer --
Dinosaurs as museum exhibits / Kenneth Carpenter --
Restoring dinosaurs as living animals / Douglas Henderson --
pt. 3. The groups of dinosaurs. Politics and paleontology : Richard Owen and the invention of dinosaurs / Hugh Torrens --
Evolution of the Archosaurs / J. Michael Parrish --
Origin and early evolution of dinosaurs / Michael J. Benton --
Theropods / Philip J. Currie --
Segnosaurs (Therizinosaurs) / Teresa Maryańska --
Prosauropods / Jacques VanHeerden --
Sauropods / John S. McIntosh, M.K. Brett-Surman, and James O. Farlow --
Stegosaurs / Peter M. Galton --
Ankylosaurs / Kenneth Carpenter --
Marginocephalians / Catherine A. Forster and Paul C. Sereno --
Ornithopods / M.K. Brett-Surman --
pt. 4. Biology of the dinosaurs. Land plants as food and habitat in the age of dinosaurs / Bruce H. Tiffney --
What did dinosaurs eat? : coprolites and other direct evidence of dinosaur diets / Karen Chin --
Dinosaur combat and courtship / Scott Sampson --
Dinosaur eggs / Karl F. Hirsch and Darla K. Zelenitsky --
How dinosaurs grew / R.E.H. Reid --
Engineering a dinosaur / R. McNeill Alexander --
Dinosaurian paleopathology / Bruce M. Rothschild --
Dinosaurian physiology : the case for "intermediate" dinosaurs / R.E.H. Reid --
Oxygen isotopes in dinosaur bone / Reese E. Barrick, Michael K. Stoskopf, and William J. Showers --
A blueprint for giants : modeling the physiology of large dinosaurs / Frank V. Paladino, James R. Spotila, and Peter Dodson --
New insights into the metabolic physiology of dinosaurs / John Ruben ... [et al.] --
The scientific study of dinosaur footprints / James O. Farlow and Ralph E. Chapman --
The paleoecological and paleoenvironmental utility of dinosaur tracks / Martin G. Lockley --
pt. 5. Dinosaur evolution in the changing world of the Mesozoic Era. Biogeography for dinosaurs / Ralph E. Molnar --
Major groups of non-dinosaurian vertebrates of the Mesozoic Era / Michael Morales --
Continental tetrapods of the early Mesozoic / Hans-Dieter Sues --
Dinosaurian faunas of the later Mesozoic / Dale A. Russell and José F. Bonaparte --
The extinction of the dinosaurs : a dialogue between a catastrophist and a gradualist / Dale A. Russell and Peter Dodson --
pt. 6. Dinosaurs and the media. Dinosaurs and the media / Donald F. Glut and M.K. Brett-Surman --Appendix : A chronological history of dinosaur paleontology / M.K. Brett-Surman.
Responsibility: edited by James O. Farlow and M.K. Brett-Surman ; art editor, Robert F. Walters.

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