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Fossil feud : the rivalry of the first American dinosaur hunters

Author: Thom Holmes
Publisher: Parsippany, New Jersey : Julian Messner, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the life stories of two nineteenth-century American dinosaur paleontologists and gives details of the bitter feud that existed between them.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holmes, Thom.
Fossil feud.
Parsippany, N.J. : J. Messner, 1998
(OCoLC)756468061
Named Person: E D Cope; Othniel Charles Marsh; E D Cope; Othniel Charles Marsh; E D Cope; Othniel Charles Marsh
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thom Holmes
ISBN: 0382391489 9780382391484 0382391497 9780382391491 0382391470 9780382391477
OCLC Number: 34472600
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: The early years of Marsh and Cope --
O. C. Marsh --
Edward Drinker Cope --
The feud begins --
Westward ho! For fossils --
Dinosaurs and Indians --
The dinosaur bone rush --
Power struggles and changing fortunes --
The final feud --
The end of the trail --
Who won? --
Summing up --
Appendix I : Where to see their fossils --
Appendix II : Marsh's rules of fossil collecting --
Appendix III : The rigors of fossil hunting in the west --
Appendix IV : What is a dinosaur? --
Special dinosaur features --
Appendix V : Geological time chart --
Appendix VI : Major dinosaur discoveries --
Recommended reading list --
Dinosaur museums in North America --
Becoming a dinosaur expert.
Responsibility: Thom Holmes.

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Relates the life stories of two nineteenth-century American dinosaur paleontologists and gives details of the bitter feud that existed between them.

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