New PDF release: A Short History of Planet Earth: Mountains, Mammals, Fire,

By J. D. MacDougall

ISBN-10: 1620457105

ISBN-13: 9781620457108

ISBN-10: 1620458039

ISBN-13: 9781620458037

"A just right creation to geology and paleontology for the lay reader. To compress Earth's heritage right into a unmarried, lucidly written quantity is a massive achievement."--Publishers Weekly, starred review.

"Few humans have either the information and the writing skill to trap this kind of lengthy and sundry heritage in a compelling demeanour. In a quick heritage of Planet Earth, J.D. Macdougal demonstrates that he's one of many few."--Earth.

This exhilarating survey of the 4 and part billion years of Earth's historical past charts either the geological and organic heritage of the planet. It strikes from the beginning of the earth's iron middle to the formation of cutting-edge seven continents, and from the primordial construction blocks of existence to the evolution of the human form.

J.D. MACDOUGALL (San Diego, California) is a professor of earth technological know-how on the Scripps Oceanographic Institute of the college of California, San Diego, the premiere heart for earth technological know-how examine within the U.S. His paintings has seemed in clinical American and the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of technology and Technology.

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