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Fossils: The History of Life

Fossils: The History of Life

by Richard Fortey

Only $29.95
Written by an award-winning author/paleontologist, this beautiful hardcover book "provides a fascinating introduction to fossils and their use in reconstructing the history of our planet." Revised and updated edition, 256 pages, 8" x 10 1/4".

Fossils: The History of Life
Table of Contents

    Preface
5
Buried in the rocks
6
Time and change
28
Rocks and fossils
44
Recognising fossils
62
Reviving fossils
142
Origin of life
158
Extinction and evolution
178
Human evolution
194
Fossil DNA
212
Uses of fossils
222
Making a collection
238
    Further Information
250
    Glossary
251
    Index
252