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Principles of Paleontology Hardcover – August 21, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0716706137 ISBN-10: 071670613X Edition: Third Edition

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  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman; Third Edition edition (August 21, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 071670613X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0716706137
  • Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.9 x 11.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #792,462 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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MICHAEL FOOTE is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago, USA. ARNOLD I. MILLER is Professor of Geology at the University of Cincinnati, USA.

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By D. Bapst on April 24, 2009
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Foote and Miller have written a wonderful book which tries to explore as broadly as possible all the sort of wonderful analytical work people can do with paleontological data. As would be expected from both the authors, who are respected among paleobiologists for their analytical skill, this book describes the different techniques of paleontology cleanly and with clarity. They don't focus too much on the details and neither are important topics missed.

Overall, the reader gets an excellent view all the big topics and questions currently in paleontological research. The examples in this book will give readers an idea of the types of questions that can be asked. It is sometimes surprising how some very interesting things were done back in the seventies or eighties but have had little follow up work! If the reader takes a special interest in a specific topic, such as theoretical morphology, than there are other books out there (such as those by McGhee, in the case of theoretical morphology) for the reader to get more detail. That is rather rightfully the place of this book: here is a bunch of interesting, exciting examples with limited detail, now go off on what seems most exciting to YOU!

If there is any regret, it is that there are dozens more of interesting case studies from the last three decades Paleobiology (and other scientific journals) which did not make it into this book.

In my view, this would be an excellent textbook for an advanced paleontology techniques/topics course at a university, such as for third year and fourth year undergraduate students or first year graduate students.

Disclaimer: I am a UChicago graduate student; the school which both Foote and Miller graduated from and which Foote is a professor at. That said, it means I care quite intensely about the analytical questions of paleontology.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Benjamin on September 26, 2014
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The book took a little while to get here, but the book was in great shape. It was everything that I needed for my class, and will be helpful to me in my career as a paleontologist.
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1 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Robert Lopez on August 25, 2011
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The book arrived quickly and in great shape. Thank you, I know that I will be ordering from your site again in the future!
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1 of 11 people found the following review helpful By BORIS on February 13, 2009
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This book helped me through a very difficult time in my studies. I applaud the authors!
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1 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Denice Dennis on December 8, 2008
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the book was informative but very boring!!!!!!!!
there was no color, but nice diagrams...was barely used by my professor b/c she said it didn't hit key points
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