The Dinosauria

The Dinosauria

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The Dinosauria provides a state-of-the-science view of current world research on dinosaur behavior, evolution, and extinction. Its internationally renowned authors, all specialists on the various members of the Dinosauria, contribute definitive descriptions and illustrations of these magnificent Mesozoic beasts.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 733 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 44.7mm | 1,415g
  • Berkerley, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0520067274
  • 9780520067271

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"The best scholarly reference work available on dinosaurs. . . . The volume will serve as a vehicle for university level instruction, and as a foundation for future research on dinosaurs."--Dale A. Russell, author of An Odyssey in Time: The Dinosaurs of North America
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'This should become the reference work of choice for paleontologists in the field, students of natural history and lay people whose interest in dinosaurs runs deeper than a nodding acquaintance with the museum tyrannosaur...The book succeeds admirable.' --John Noble Wilford, New York Times Book Review.
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Table of contents

Other Contributors:
Rinchen Barsbold, Mongolian People's Republic
Michael J. Benton, Northern Ireland
Walter P. Coombs, Jr., U.S.A.
Philip J. Currie, Canada
Dong Zhiming, People's Republic ofChina
James O. Farlow, U.S.A.
Peter M. Galton, U.S.A.
Jacques A. Gauthier, U.S.A.
John R. Horner, U.S.A.
Seriozha M. Kurzanov, U.S.S.R.
Teresa Maryanska, Poland
John S. McIntosh, U.S.A.
Ralph E. Molnar, Australia
David B. Norman, England
John H. Ostrom, U.S.A.
Timothy Rowe, U.S.A.
Paul C. Sereno, U.S.A.
Hans-Dieter Sues, U.S.A.
Leonid P. Tatarinov, U.S.S.R.
Lawrence M. Witmer, U.S.A.
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"The first freewheeling collaboration between specialists in the Eastern Bloc, China and the West. . . . No other work has every single scaled, plated, horned and fanged player lined up for inspection."--Milo Miles, "LA Weekly
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About David B. Weishampel

David B. Weishampel is Associate Professor of Anatomy at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Peter Dodson is Associate Professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Halszka Osmolska is Professor of Paleontology at the Paleobiological Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.
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