skip to content
Earth before the dinosaurs Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Earth before the dinosaurs

Author: Sebastien Steyer
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2012.
Series: Life of the past.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Introduces the vertebrates that inhabited the Earth before the dinosaurs, including tetrapods that emerged from the sea and adapted to terrestrial life.
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastien Steyer
ISBN: 9780253223807 0253223806
OCLC Number: 721905769
Notes: Translated from the French.

The Field Museum Library notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Gift (2012-Q4).
Acc no.: 256337 (pbk.)
Description: xiii, 182 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: The great transition --
Limbs : how do they work? --
The Pangaean chronicles --
Between Earth and sky --
A brief guide to paleontology.
Series Title: Life of the past.
Other Titles: Terre avant les dinosaures.
Life of the past
Responsibility: Sébastien Steyer ; illustrated by Alain Bénéteau ; translated by Chris Spence ; foreword by Carl Zimmer.
Local System Bib Number:
000125131

Abstract:

An entertaining and informative guide to an astonishing and little-known world  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This book invites you on a journey to a time before the dinosaurs; a journey into a distant past to discover animals as surprising as they are fascinating" from the Preface "Steyer provides a rather Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.