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Kurtén, Björn

Overview
Works: 193 works in 793 publications in 8 languages and 12,833 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Popular works  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree
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Most widely held works about Björn Kurtén
 
Most widely held works by Björn Kurtén
Not from the apes by Björn Kurtén( Book )

43 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews for the layman the scientific evidence and current thinking on man's origins and his possible future
The age of mammals by Björn Kurtén( Book )

27 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and Swedish and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance of the tiger : a novel of the ice age by Björn Kurtén( Book )

44 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bives the reader a detailed picture of life 35,000 years ago in Western Europe. One of the world's leading scholars of Ice Age fauna, Kurten fuses extraordinary knowledge and imagination in this vivid evocation of our deepest past. This novel illuminates the lives of the humans who left us magnificent paintings in the caves of France and Spain
Before the Indians by Björn Kurtén( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cave bear story : life and death of a vanished animal by Björn Kurtén( Book )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in English and Swedish and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tour of cave bear life in the Ice Age
Pleistocene mammals of North America by Björn Kurtén( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to deep-freeze a mammoth by Björn Kurtén( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hur fryser man ner en mammut? Vad rörde sig i huvudet på neanderthalarna? Vad betyder de erotiska grottmålningar som hittats av forskare? Kan man förfalska ett skelett? Detta och mycket mer får du reda på i denna informationsrika bok, skriven på ett ytterst underhållande sätt av en lysande populärvetenskaplig författare.Björn Olof Lennartson Kurtén (1924-1988) var en framstående finlandssvensk paleontolog och författare som skrev populärvetenskapliga verk och skönlitteratur, ofta baserade på hans forskning. Han skrev även ett femtiotal vetenskapliga publikationer. [Elib]
Our earliest ancestors by Björn Kurtén( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in English and Swedish and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses comparative anatomy and molecular biology to show how modern humans evolved from earlier primates, describes the life of Neanderthals, and speculates on the further evolution of people
Pleistocene mammals of Europe by Björn Kurtén( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbuch/übergreifende Darstellung - Europa - Paläontologie
The age of dinosaurs by Björn Kurtén( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia da terra antes do aparecimento dos dinossauros e estudo sobre a vida e o comportamento desses animais
The Ice Age by Björn Kurtén( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singletusk : a novel of the Ice Age by Björn Kurtén( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and Italian and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The innocent assassins : biological essays on life in the present and distant past by Björn Kurtén( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On evolution and fossil mammals by Björn Kurtén( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teeth--form, function, and evolution by Björn Kurtén( Book )

12 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the variation and population dynamics of fossil and recent mammal populations by Björn Kurtén( Book )

7 editions published in 1953 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of coyote-like dogs (Canidae, Mammalia) by Björn Kurtén( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evolution of the Polar bear : Ursus maritimus Phipps by Björn Kurtén( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paläontologie
The carnivora of the Palestine caves by Björn Kurtén( Book )

9 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archäozoologie - Vorderer Orient - Höhle/Abri - Altpaläolithikum - Geologische Epochen
On the evolution of the European wild cat, Felis Silvestris Schreber by Björn Kurtén( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoologie - Archäozoologie
 
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Before the Indians
Alternative Names
Björn Kurtén finnischer Paläontologe

Björn Kurtén Finnish paleontologist

Björn Kurtén Fins paleontoloog (1924-1988)

Björn Kurtén paleontologo e scrittore finlandese

Kurtén, Björn

Kurtén, Björn Olof Lennartson

Lennartson Kurtén, Björn Olof

クルテン, B.

クルテン, ビョーン

クルテン, ビヨルン

Languages
English (265)

Swedish (30)

Spanish (15)

German (12)

Italian (6)

Finnish (3)

Japanese (3)

Dutch (2)

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Before the IndiansThe cave bear story : life and death of a vanished animalPleistocene mammals of North AmericaOur earliest ancestorsPleistocene mammals of Europe