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Dinosaurs, Spitfires, and Sea Dragons

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$51.00 • £44.95 • €46.95

ISBN 9780674207707

Publication Date: 01/01/1992

Short

384 pages

119 halftones, 61 line illustrations, 3 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue
  • 1. Material Things
  • 2. Primary Data
  • 3. How the Vertebrate Skeleton Works
  • 4. Reading a Dinosaur Skeleton
  • 5. A Matter of Scale
  • 6. What’s Hot and What’s Not
  • 7. Brains and Intellect
  • 8. Not Wholly a Fish
  • 9. The Mechanics of Swimming
  • 10. The Sea Dragons
  • 11. The Winged Phantom
  • 12. Out with a Whimper or a Bang?
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • References
  • Credits
  • Index

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