The Oryx Guide to Natural History by P-ABCClio


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									The Oryx Guide to Natural History
Author: Patricia Barnes-Svarney
Author: Thomas E. Svarney

Ideal for librarians, instructors, and students, this superior, one-stop reference guide makes finding
answers to natural history questions or doing research a breeze. More than just an answer book on
natural history, this unique guide provides understanding into the history of science itself. Readers get
rare insight into the beginnings of a scientific event, how it evolved, and who were some of the key
scientists along the way. Recent scientific controversies also are included. Covering the history of earth
and its living creatures, this special reference contains 30 chapters on topics in geology, oceanography,
climatology, meteorology, biology, paleontology, and anthropology.

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