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The Resource The legacy of the Mastodon : the golden age of fossils in America, Keith Thomson, (electronic resource)

The legacy of the Mastodon : the golden age of fossils in America, Keith Thomson, (electronic resource)

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The legacy of the Mastodon : the golden age of fossils in America
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The legacy of the Mastodon
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the golden age of fossils in America
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Keith Thomson
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eng
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index present
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non fiction
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The legacy of the Mastodon : the golden age of fossils in America, Keith Thomson, (electronic resource)
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The legacy of the Mastodon : the golden age of fossils in America, Keith Thomson, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-369) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Pt. one: The Jeffersonians -- Fossil hunters on the frontier -- Big Bone Lick -- Franklin, Jefferson, and the incognitum -- Jefferson's "great-claw" and a world about to change -- The first American dinosaurs: an eighteenth-century mystery story -- Fossils and show business: Mr. Peale's Mastodon -- Pt. two: Fossils and geology -- Fossils and extinction: dangerous ideas -- Mary Anning's world -- An American natural science -- An American geology -- Bad lands: no time for ideas -- Dr. Leidy's dinosaur -- Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden -- Pt. three: Giant Saurians and horned mammals -- Kansas and a new regime -- Entry of the gladiators -- Riding the rails -- The first Yale college expedition -- The competition begins -- Buffalo land: who was Professor Paleozoic? -- 1872: the year of conflict -- The case of the great horned mammals -- Going separate ways -- Two into four won't go -- To the Black Hills -- To the Judith River -- Pt. four: Toward the twentieth century -- The rise of dinosaurs -- The good, the bad, and the ugly -- Going public -- 1890: the end of the beginning -- Appendixes -- The geological column -- Leidy on evolution -- Cope on evolution
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xvii, 386 p.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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