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Evolving Eden: An Illustrated Guide to the Evolution of the African Large-Mammal Fauna

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Columbia University Press, New York, 2004, first edition, hardcover with d/w, pp xviii + 269 + 16p colour plates.

Linking the evidence of the past with that of the present, this exquisitely illustrated guide examines the evolution of the mammalian fauna of Africa within the context of dramatic changes over the course of more than 30 million years of primate presence. The book covers topics such as dating, continental drift, climate change and both the physical evolution of the African continent and the biological evolution of its mammalian fauna. The authors discuss human evolution as a part of the larger pattern of mammalian evolution.

The book is in very good+ condition. Pages are very clean and unmarked with no inscriptions. The d/w is also in very good+ condition.

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Author(s):
Turner, Alan; Anton, Mauricio
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0231119445
ISBN-13:
9780231119443
Number of pages:
269
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Title:
Evolving Eden: An Illustrated Guide to the Evolution of the African Large-Mammal Fauna

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Columbia University Press, New York, 2004, first edition, hardcover with d/w, pp xviii + 269 + 16p colour plates.

Linking the evidence of the past with that of the present, this exquisitely illustrated guide examines the evolution of the mammalian fauna of Africa within the context of dramatic changes over the course of more than 30 million years of primate presence. The book covers topics such as dating, continental drift, climate change and both the physical evolution of the African continent and the biological evolution of its mammalian fauna. The authors discuss human evolution as a part of the larger pattern of mammalian evolution.

The book is in very good+ condition. Pages are very clean and unmarked with no inscriptions. The d/w is also in very good+ condition.

Author(s):
Turner, Alan; Anton, Mauricio
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0231119445
ISBN-13:
9780231119443
Number of pages:
269
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Title:
Evolving Eden: An Illustrated Guide to the Evolution of the African Large-Mammal Fauna

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