Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History

Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History Author David E. Fastovsky
ISBN-10 1316501159
ISBN-13 9781316501153
Year 2016-11-28
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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The ideal textbook for non science majors this lively and engaging introduction encourages students to ask questions assess data critically and think like a scientist Building on the success of the previous editions Dinosaurs has been reorganised and extensively rewritten in response to instructor and student feedback It continues to make science accessible and relevant through its clear explanations and extensive illustrations Updated to reflect recent fossil discoveries and to include new taxa the text guides students through the dinosaur groups emphasising scientific concepts rather than presenting endless facts It is grounded in the common language of modern evolutionary biology phylogenetic systematics so that students examine dinosaurs as professional paleontologists do The key emerging theme of feathered dinosaurs and the many implications of feathers have been integrated throughout the book highlighted by the inclusion of stunning new photographs in this beautifully illustrated text now in full colour throughout

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