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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Ive yet to read the book – but this wasnt the reason i bought it – i havent seen too many books that show full skeletons of animals and this was why i bought this book – hence the three stars. There is text in this book, but I’ve been so engrossed by the pictures I haven’t read any of it yet. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. evloution

Evolution in Action : Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons

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.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. With beautiful renderings of skeletons from all types of animals panafieuu primates, it has been keeping me entertained for hours. Now updated and presented in a smaller format with fifteen new gorgeous photographs, Evolution steps beyond the debate and presents the undeniable truth of Darwin’s theory, showing through skeletons both obscure and commonplace, but always intriguing, the process by which life has transformed panafiey, again and again.


In fact, when they’re spread over two pages rvolution this smaller version it’s actually hard to see what’s missing deep in the binding. The photos are stunning and detailed and intriguing to compare and would themselves qualify as science if they were accompanied by more thorough explanations and captions and if they were arranged in panafiwu less obscure system.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The only thing that I could see making this book bigger would be if it were larger – it is sized to fit on a standard bookshelf. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. To ask other readers questions about Evolutionplease sign up. The starkness of these photographs caught my eye in a book review in the Wall Street Journal, so I bought the evolutin.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Evolutiona resounding success on its initial publication inis a unique and beautiful attempt to provide a map of those billion years in time.

This book is an uncommon find. Please try again later. Write a customer review. The text is the kind of nonfiction that, if you jus This is my three-year-old’s favorite book. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons. Terrific text and wonderful pictures, but I have to say that if you’ve seen the older, larger version of this book, you may be disappointed. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Evolution by Jean-Baptiste De Panafieu Approximately three hundred photographs of whole skeletons or their details have been panavieu possible by the French National Museum of Natural History. I have the bigger version and it is simply stunning. Read more Read less.


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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. However, the text offers only the most abstract and convoluted quasi-philosophical mumbledy-jumble which I’m sure sounded a lot more impressive in the original French. Panafieu’s summations are exceptional! Efolution Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

This book has a unique and comprehensive analysis of animal evolution. Gregory Knopp rated it it was amazing Jan 19, evolutioh The book is giving me incredible insight into human evolution.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I would have been satisfied with imagery alone, the accompanying text is engaging and interesting as well. In short, it is definitely a good book that matches the price performance.

Book ratings by Goodreads. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Ari Chand rated it it was amazing Mar 08, The layout and format of the book is wonderful as well. I’m intrigued by the subject and this approach, comparing similar skeletons by eliminating all other variables and just showing the bare bones as it were in black and white.

Lucas rated it really liked it Jul 04,