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Very good discussion and brings together the advances in the fields of physical and life sciences in understaning evolution through time.Published 4 months ago by Gary
The book is a bit more technical than I was expecting, but not insurmountable. It is a very good history of how the science of paleontology has progressed. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Lawrence K.
An interesting look at evolution. There is a nice mixture of the history of the discovery of fossils and the story they tell.Published 12 months ago by Cat-Ketch
I had to read this book for a paleontology course. Overall, it was enjoyable.
-Interesting topic overall, and put together pretty well
-Switek turns the... Read more
If you ever want to know how to popularize the history of science, this is it. Switek breaks through the eternal re-hashing of the same old anecdotes from the history of... Read morePublished 17 months ago by I. J. J. Nieuwland
This is an excellent and fascinating look into evolution of various animal types: mammal, reptile, etc. and when and where certain fossils were found. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dana Nourie
'Written in Stone' examines some of the old mysteries of evolution with a new look. For instance, where did whales and elephants come from? Read morePublished 20 months ago by dghuggs
Brian's "Written in Stone" layers previously accepted findings with recent discoveries in the world of paleontology and evolution to put everything in a convenient package. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Harshjudge
Mr. Switek can make anything he talks about interesting. But dinosaurs? Wow. I love anyone who has a different spin on things. He can make all of this make so much sense.Published 22 months ago by J. Jackson