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Origins : the search for our prehistoric past

Author: Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, a division of Cornell University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank H.T. Rhodes explores the origin and evolution of living things, the changing environments in which they have developed, and the challenges we now face on an increasingly crowded and polluted planet. Rhodes argues that the future well-being of our burgeoning population depends in no small part on our understanding of life's past, its long and slow development, and its intricate interdependencies.
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Rhodes, Frank Harold Trevor.
Origins : the search for our prehistoric past.
Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, a division of Cornell University Press, 2016
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes
ISBN: 9781501702440 1501702440 9781501702440 9781501706233 1501706233
OCLC Number: 1069624536
Description: 1 online resource (341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Defrosting the mammoth --
Terrestrial timepieces --
From so simple a beginning --
Classification : the diversity of life --
Spineless wonders --
Bones, scales, and fins --
The greening of the land --
The amphibian foothold --
The reign of the reptiles --
The air --
The blossoming earth --
Rise of the mammals --
The mammalian explosion --
The Leakeys' legacy --
Endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful --
On extinction --
Have been and are being evolved : the development of life.
Responsibility: Frank H.T. Rhodes.

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