Discoveries: Fossils

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Harry N. Abrams, Feb 1, 1994 - Nature - 191 pages
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An informative and copiously illustrated exploration of the discovery of prehistoric humans and the development of the science of paleontology examines how humankind's fascination with the past of the human race has helped us understand our place in the world. Original.

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User Review  - papyri - LibraryThing

Very nice introduction to the history of palentology. The book is not a guide to fossils. Typical of the Discoveries series, the book is very well illustrated. The book traces how our understanding of ... Read full review

Contents

MYTHS AND LEGENDS
11
THE QUEST FOR MEANING
27
THE AGE OF SCIENTISTS
59
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