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The Dragon Seekers: How an Extraordinary Circle of Fossilists Discovered the Dinosaurs and Paved the Way for Darwin

Christopher McGowan
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0738202827
Contents
  • 1 In the Beginning 1
  • 2 Dragons by the Sea 11
  • 3 Scriptures and the Rocks 29
  • 4 Chalk Pits and Leeches 41
  • 5 World of Darkness 51
  • 6 Revelation 65
  • 7 Tooth of the Iguana 81
  • 8 Just Causes 93
  • 9 More Giants 105
  • 10 Improving on Nature 117
  • 11 Mr. Konig Regrets 133
  • 12 Professor and the Naturalist 149
  • 13 Landslides, Glaciers, and Riots 165
  • 14 Of Dinosaurs and Species 175
  • 15 Decline and Fall 193
  • 16 Beside the Sea 203.
Description
xvi, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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