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Before there were Homo sapiens there were the dinosaurs. A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for 150 million years by one of the world's leading paleontologists.

Produktbeschreibung
Before there were Homo sapiens there were the dinosaurs. A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for 150 million years by one of the world's leading paleontologists.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Main Market Ed
  • Seitenzahl: 416
  • Erscheinungstermin: 3. Mai 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 158mm x 40mm
  • Gewicht: 670g
  • ISBN-13: 9781509830060
  • ISBN-10: 1509830065
  • Artikelnr.: 50873103
Autorenporträt
Dr Steve Brusatte is a paleontologist on the faculty of the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He grew up in the Midwestern United States and has a BS in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago, MSc in Palaeobiology from the University of Bristol (UK), and PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Columbia University in New York. At age thirty-one, Steve is widely recognized as one of the leading paleontologists of his generation. He has written over one hundred peer-reviewed scientific papers during his decade of research in the field, named and described over ten new species of dinosaurs, and led groundbreaking studies on how dinosaurs rose to dominance and went extinct. One of his particular research interests is the evolutionary transition between dinosaurs and birds and he is a noted specialist on the anatomy, genealogy, and evolution of the carnivorous dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Velociraptor.
Inhaltsangabe
Section
i: Prologue: The Golden Age of Discovery Chapter
1: The Dawn of the Dinosaurs Chapter
2: Dinosaurs Rise Up Chapter
3: Dinosaurs Become Dominant Chapter
4: Dinosaurs and Drifting Continents Chapter
5: The Tyrant Dinosaurs Chapter
6: The King of the Dinosaurs Chapter
7: Dinosaurs at the Top of Their Game Chapter
8: Dinosaurs Take Flight Chapter
9: Dinosaurs Die Out Section
ii: Epilogue: After the Dinosaurs Acknowledgements
iii: Acknowledgements Section
iv: Notes on Sources Index
v: Index
Rezensionen
"A masterpiece of science writing." Washington Post