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Wonderful life : the Burgess Shale and the nature of history

Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2000.
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An account of a revolution in our understanding of life's history, this book tells how three obscure British scientists completely changed our view of evolution by discovering a unique group of 530  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 0099273454 9780099273455
OCLC Number: 45316756
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain: Hutchinson Radius, 1990.
Description: 347 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Jay Gould.

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"A masterpiece of analysis and imagination...It centres on a sensational discovery in the field of palaeontology - the existence, in the Burgess Shale... of 530-million-year-old fossils unique in Read more...

 
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