"A fascinating window into the development of the field... The perspective of an individual at the center of these developments is captivating, informative, and has never before been published... An excellent starting point for any student interested in this field and for laymen interested in the path of scientific discovery." Gregory P. Wilson, University of Washington"
About the Author
Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska, Professor Emerita at the Institute of Pa-leobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, is a world-renowned specialist on Mesozoic mammals. She is author of Hunting for Dinosaurs and (with R. L. Cifelli and Z.-X. Luo) Mammals from the Age of Dinosaurs: Origins, Evolution, and Structure. Between 1963 and 1971, Kielan-Jaworowska organized eight paleontological expeditions to the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. These expeditions assembled an impressive collec-tion of dinosaurs and Cretaceous mammals. Her research has focused on the study of the detailed structure of the brain and musculature of early mammals and their evolutionary relationships."