Dinomania : why we love, fear and are utterly enchanted by dinosaurs (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Dinomania : why we love, fear and are utterly enchanted by dinosaurs

Author: Boria Sax
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The story of our unlikely romance with the dinosaurs, from the finding of their enormous bones to the dinosaur theme parks of today.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boria Sax
ISBN: 9781789140040 1789140048
OCLC Number: 1022513190
Description: 264 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Dragon bones --
How dragons became dinosaurs --
Mister Big and Mister Fierce --
From the Crystal Palace to Jurassic Park --
The dinosaur renaissance --
The totem of modernity --
Extinction --
A dinocentric world.
Responsibility: Boria Sax.

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Dinomania tells the story of our romance with the titanic saurians, from early stories that were inspired by their bones to the dinosaur theme parks of today. It shows that, in our imaginations,  Read more...

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