The End-Permian Mass Extinction in Douglas H. Erwin's "Extinction"
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This paper reviews Douglas H. Erwin's book "Extinction," which addresses one of several mass extinctions that have been found in the history of life on earth. The author describes the books format, as well as some of Erwin's theories behind the end-Permian mass extinction. The reviewer concludes by describing how Erwin's book can be applied to today's climatic changes. The book can thus be a warning as well as an informative discussion of the past.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Erwin, Douglas H. Extinction. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006.
Cite this Book Review:
The End-Permian Mass Extinction in Douglas H. Erwin's "Extinction" (2007, June 05) Retrieved December 13, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/the-end-permian-mass-extinction-in-douglas-h-erwin-extinction-95923/
"The End-Permian Mass Extinction in Douglas H. Erwin's "Extinction"" 05 June 2007. Web. 13 December. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/the-end-permian-mass-extinction-in-douglas-h-erwin-extinction-95923/>