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The legacy of the mastodon : the golden age of fossils in America

Author: Keith Stewart Thomson
Publisher: New Haven (Conn.) ; London : Yale University Press, cop. 2008.
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Tells the story of the period of fossil discovery in American history, the years from 1750 to 1890. This volume provides descriptions of the work of prospecting for fossils and offers portraits of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Stewart Thomson
ISBN: 9780300117042 0300117043 9780300151299 0300151292
OCLC Number: 494552038
Notes: Notice biographique sur l'auteur.
Description bibliographique de l'ouvrage.
Table des matières.
Description: 1 vol. (XVII-386 p.-[16] p. de pl.) : ill., cartes, portr. ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Keith Thomson.
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