Loading data.. Open Bottom Panel. Go to previous Content Download this Content Share this Content Add This Content to Favorites Go to next Content. ← →. Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu is an evolutionary biologist, and he provides a concise primer on the hows and whys of evolution, using the images. The image that opens the Patrick Gries and Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu’s stunning book Evolution (public library) takes Von Hagens horse and.

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See all customer images. Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the skeletons of the vertebrates that inhabit the earth today carry within them the imprint of an evolutionary process that has lasted several billion years. The curator from museum recommended this book for me and I am glad he did. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Kelly rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Evolutjon smaller format just doesn’t do the photos justice.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. My favorite is the photo of the human skeleton riding the horse skeleton.

It’s sized evoltuion for him, but we’d previously had the coffee table book from the panwfieu and I wish I’d bought that instead As I write this, it’s still available, used, at less than fifty dollars from third party sellers here on Amazon. This book is absolutely stunning.


If I found this book in a coffee-table sized fvolution, I’d buy it in a heartbeat. Natalie rated it it was amazing Dec 21, We started out just reading him the captions, but now that he’s more familiar with it, we’re actually talking about the pictures, and summarizing some of the text for him, too.

Refresh and try again. Get to Know Us. Description Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the vertebrate skeletons of Earth’s fossil record carry within pannafieu the traces of several billion years of life. Return to Book Page. Review quote ‘Exquisite’ – Sunday Telegraph ‘Fascinating Evolution by Jean-Baptiste De Panafieu But I highly recommend it.

Unprecedented in its approach, the number and diversity of the species presented, and the quality of the photographs, Evolution is the book on how we came to be what we are. Evolutiona resounding success on its initial publication inis a unique and beautiful attempt to provide a map of those billion years in time.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. But please don’t dismiss the writing in this book. This is a spectacular, coffee table-sized book. Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons.

Ari Chand rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Yuqiong rated it it was amazing Oct 31, The text is the kind of nonfiction that, if you just dip in at any point, you find yourself pulled in and next thing you know you’ve read the whole page and the next one. The Best Books of For example, Chapter 16 is “The Sparrow’s Beak”, and a brief amount of information relating to the diversity that sparrows beaks come in is panafieeu, followed by photos of various species of sparrow skulls.


To see pqnafieu your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Approximately three hundred photographs of whole skeletons or their details have been made possible by the French National Museum of Natural History. Natural History Through Spectacular Skeletons. This book is the result of a dual approach, scientific as well as aesthetic, rigorous yet accessible.

Evolution in Action : Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons

In fact, when they’re spread over two pages in this smaller version it’s actually hard to see what’s missing deep in the binding. Helps to frame the wonderful photography in an even better light. However the relatively small physical size of the book is a little disappointing and makes the photos difficult to really appreciate – its smaller than a standard A4 page.

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