Bone Wars: The Excavation Of Andrew Carnegie's Dinosaur
by Tom Rea
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press 2001
Number of pages: 276
Bone Wars presents a cultural history of the early years of paleontology at the turn of the last century. With the help of contemporary newspaper stories, early scientific articles and essays, and letters found in scattered archives, Tom Rea re-creates a remarkable story of hubris, hope, and late Victorian science.
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