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A (very) short history of life on Earth : 4.6 billion years in 12 pithy chapters

text A (very) short history of life on Earth : 4.6 billion years in 12 pithy chapters

Summary
"In the tradition of E.H. Gombrich, Stephen Hawking, and Alan Weisman-an entertaining and uniquely informed narration of Life's life story. In the beginning, Earth was an inhospitably alien place-in constant chemical flux, covered with churning se... Read more
Contents

A song of fire and ice -- Animals assemble -- The backbone begins -- Running aground -- Arise, amniotes -- Triassic Park -- Dinosaurs in flight -- Those magnificent mammals -- Planet of the apes -- Across the world -- The end of prehistory -- The past ofthe future.

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vi, 280 pages :  illustrations ;  19 cm
Publisher
St. Martin's Press 2021

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