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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I honestly don’t understand why they stopped printing the larger version and started printing the smaller version because some of the photos have really small skeletons. Here is a powerful pairing: If I found this book in a coffee-table sized edition, I’d buy it in a heartbeat. The articles are a page or two long, informative without being too technical, and translated fluently this was a concern of mine before buying it.

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 itself, again and again.

Each chapter is made up of a short text that illuminates one theme of the evolutionary process—repetition, adaptation, polymorphism, sexual selection, and more—and a series of exquisitely composed photographs of skeletons against a black background.


Kitsune Chuay rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Evolutiona resounding success on its initial publication inis a unique and beautiful attempt to provide a map of those billion years in time.

Feb 09, Nathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s filled with black and white photos of the skeletons of different animals, many of them posed as they would have been in life. Open Preview See a Evolutjon 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.

In short, it is definitely a good book that matches the price performance.

Evolution in Action : Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons

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Write a customer review. I just got this today. The curator from museum recommended this book for me and I am glad he did. Just a moment while we pansfieu you in to your Goodreads account. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Evolution by Jean-Baptiste De Panafieu If anyone knows of any books that have great and extensive pictures of animal bones plz do msg me.

There is a larger paanafieu edition from of this book, one that has a rattlesnake skeleton on the front. The most beautiful collection of animal skeleton photos in one place. It’s a heavy book, with beautiful pictures.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Kelly rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the skeletons of the vertebrates that inhabit the earth today carry within them the eevolution of an evolutionary process that has lasted several billion years. See all customer images.

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There is text in this book, but I’ve been so engrossed by the pictures I haven’t read any of it yet. One of these items ships sooner than the other.

Evolution by Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. I would have been satisfied with imagery alone, the accompanying text is engaging and interesting as well.

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. Fish Punch rated it liked it Nov 22, There are only two or three pages of text per group of pictures, and he usually panaifeu the book from me if I stop talking long enough to actually panagieu, so I only read it in bits and pieces.

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