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G. Geology and Natural History

  • Conway Morris, Simon. The Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
  • Eldredge, Niles. The Pattern of Evolution. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1999.
  • Gould, Stephen J. Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History. New York: Norton, 1989.
  • Macdougall, Doug. Why Geology Matters: Decoding the Past, Anticipating the Future. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2011.
  • McPhee, John. Annals of the Former World. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
  • Montgomery, David R. The Rocks Don’t Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 2012.
  • Rudwick, Martin. Earth’s Deep History: How it was Discovered and Why it Matters. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014.
  • Sepkoski. David. Rereading the Fossil Record: The Growth of Paleobiology as an Evolutionary Discipline. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012.
  • Tattersall, Ian & Jeffrey Schwartz. Extinct Humans. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000.
  • Tattersall, Ian. Paleontology: A Brief History of Life. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2010.
  • Tattersall, Ian. The Fossil Trail: How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
  • Wade, Nicholas. Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors. New York: Penguin, 2006.
  • Weiner, Jonathan. The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time. New York: Knopf, 1994.

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