|The book invites readers on a journey through time from the youngest geological formations in the time of the oldest rocks. Each period is described in a global context. For each department is presented several characteristic sites, including a description of their current situation.
Text is based on the latest findings and discoveries, some of which the authors published in prestigious journals. Photography sites and fossils complement modern reconstruction of Petr Modlitba and Jiří Svoboda. Illustrated fossils are from Chlupáč Museum of Earth History, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, bearing the name of an outstanding Czech geologist and paleontologist Professor Ivo Chlupáč.
The book is intended for all those interested in ancient and recent history of our planet and the evolution of life especially in our country.