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Dinosaurs: The Textbook
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher William C Brown Pub
Publication date June 1, 1993
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780697144294
ISBN-10 0697144291
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.75 by 11 in.
Weight 1.65 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $37.50
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This introductory textbook on dinosaurs teaches the basic principles of geology, biology and palaeontology, and provides an understanding of these prehistoric creatures. The book reviews the individual classes which give a wider perspective to the significance of dinosaur study. Topics include hot-blooded dinosaurs, the origin of birds, and dinosaur extinction. The illustrations reflect current scientific thinking on the physical characteristics of dinosaurs.

Editions
Hardcover
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With Spencer G. Lucas | 6 edition from Columbia Univ Pr (June 14, 2016)
9780231173100 | details & prices | 384 pages | List price $160.00
About: Geared towards a broad variety of students, Dinosaurs: The Textbook, sixth edition, is a concise and lucid presentation of the biological and geological concepts of dinosaur science.
Paperback
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With Spencer G. Lucas | 6 reprint edition from Columbia Univ Pr (June 14, 2016)
9780231173117 | details & prices | 384 pages | List price $85.00
About: Geared towards a broad variety of students, Dinosaurs: The Textbook, sixth edition, is a concise and lucid presentation of the biological and geological concepts of dinosaur science.
5th edition from McGraw-Hill Science Engineering (October 14, 2005)
9780072826951 | details & prices | 280 pages | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.36 lbs | List price $145.55
About: Dinosaurs: The Textbook is a monument to our present understanding of these wonderful creatures.
4th edition from McGraw-Hill College (June 1, 2003)
9780072528053 | details & prices | 280 pages | 8.65 × 11.00 × 0.30 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $88.75
About: Dinosaurs: The Textbook is a monument to our present understanding of these wonderful creatures.
With Susan Shackelford, Pamela Grundy | 3rd edition from McGraw-Hill College (July 1, 1999)
9780073036427 | details & prices | 278 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $97.30
This edition also contains Shattering the Glass: The Remarkable History of Women's Basketball
About: This text is intended for a one-quarter or one-semester introductory course on dinosaurs.
2nd edition from William C Brown Pub (October 1, 1996)
9780697279958 | details & prices | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $93.40
About: Written for an introductory level course, this text combines background material, dinosaur classes and general topics.
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from William C Brown Pub (June 1, 1993)
9780697144294 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $37.50
About: This introductory textbook on dinosaurs teaches the basic principles of geology, biology and palaeontology, and provides an understanding of these prehistoric creatures.

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