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The seashell on the mountaintop : a story of science, sainthood and the humble genius who discovered a new history of the earth

Author: A Cutler
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The extraordinary story of the 17th-century Danish geologist, Nicolaus Steno, who was the first man to claim that the Earth must be older than the Bible claimed, forever changing Western  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Named Person: Nicolaus Steno; Nicolaus Steno
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Cutler
ISBN: 0434008575 9780434008575
OCLC Number: 52324075
Description: 228 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alan Cutler.
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"A book as complex and intriguing as the rocks that Steno studied."

 
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