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The dinosaur hunters : a true story of scientific rivalry and the discovery of the prehistoric world

Author: Deborah Cadbury
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Gideon Mantell and Richard Owen, two 19th-century scientists, who revealed one of the most significant and exciting events in natural history - the existence of dinosaurs.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Gideon Algernon Mantell; Richard Owen; Gideon Algernon Mantell; Richard Owen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Cadbury
ISBN: 1857029593 9781857029598
OCLC Number: 156002660
Description: 384 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Deborah Cadbury.
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'This is a tale of intrigue and deception, of burning ambition and failed dreams. The bitter clashes between the men who dominated 19th- century geology are exquisitely portrayed by Deborah Cadbury Read more...

 
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