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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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Evolution by Jean-Baptiste De Panafieu The intricate staging and stark black and white skeleton photography in this over sized book is expansive, if not mind blowing.

Cali rated it it was amazing Oct 23, 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. It’s sized right for him, but we’d previously had the coffee table book from the library and I wish I’d bought that instead As I write this, it’s still available, used, at less than fifty dollars from third party sellers here on Amazon.

Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the skeletons of the vertebrates that inhabit the earth today carry within them the imprint of an evolutionary process that has lasted several billion ye 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.

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Panaffieu in Action, evoluhion resounding success on its initial publication inis a unique and beautiful attempt to provide a map of those billion years in time. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Ive yet to read the book – but this wasnt the reason i bought it – i havent seen too many books that show full skeletons of animals and this was why i bought this book – hence the three stars.


Read reviews that mention coffee table year old absolutely stunning table book bought this book evolution photos skeletons text pictures bones photographs skeleton various photography concept reference simply animal appreciate. Kelly rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Open Preview See a Problem? There was a problem filtering reviews right now. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The starkness of these photographs caught my eye in a book review in the Wall Street Journal, so I bought the book. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Edward Hamlin rated it it was amazing Jul 09, The photos are nothing short of brilliant.

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Panafieu’s summations are exceptional! Evoltion is text in this book, but I’ve been so engrossed by the pictures I haven’t read any of it yet. This book is an uncommon find. I can see withy my eyes our slow uprighting and skull shape shifting.

Evolution in Action : Natural History through Spectacular Skeletons

Oct 02, Eli rated it really liked it. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Helps to frame the wonderful photography in an even better light. This is a spectacular, coffee table-sized book.

Review quote ‘Exquisite’ – Sunday Telegraph ‘Fascinating Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. This book has a unique and comprehensive analysis of animal evolution. Madeleine rated it really liked it Jul 15, The text is the kind of nonfiction that, if you jus This is my three-year-old’s favorite book. To ask other readers questions about Evolutionplease sign up.

Translated by Linda Asher 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 evoluution are. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

I have the bigger version and it is simply stunning. See all 25 ebolution. Had the publisher merely printed this book in a larger format – it panafieeu be an indispensable source of reference and its photos might have been fully appreciated. Looking for beautiful books? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Yuqiong rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Write a customer review. The only problem I encountered was the fact that my copy was bound upside down! With beautiful renderings of skeletons from all types of animals and primates, it has been keeping me entertained for hours.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I bought this for my 8 year old who loves animal skeletons. 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.

It is also not a treatise on proving that evolution occurred, it has a general assumption that the reader understands the concept of natural selection and the basic processes of evolution.

For example, Chapter 16 is “The Sparrow’s Beak”, and a brief amount of information relating to the diversity that sparrows beaks come in is given, followed by photos of various species of sparrow skulls. The photos are stunning and detailed and intriguing to compare and would themselves qualify as science if they were accompanied by more thorough explanations and captions and if they were arranged in a less obscure system.

But please don’t dismiss the writing in this book.

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