Bone Wars

Author : Tom Rea
ISBN : 0822972581
Genre : Science
File Size : 22.24 MB
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Tom Rea traces the evolution of scientific thought regarding dinosaurs and reveals the deception, hostility, and sometimes outright aggression present in the early years of fossil hunting. This book details one of the most famous—and notorious—dinosaur skeletons ever discovered: Diplodocus carnegii, named after Andrew Carnegie.
Category: Science

Pennsylvania Heritage

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ISBN : WISC:89082455478
Genre : Pennsylvania
File Size : 34.99 MB
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Category: Pennsylvania

Encyclopedia Of Dinosaurs

Author : Philip J. Currie
ISBN : 9780080494746
Genre : Science
File Size : 90.96 MB
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This book is the most authoritative encyclopedia ever prepared on dinosaurs and dinosaur science. In addition to entries on specific animals such as Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Velociraptor, the Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs covers reproduction, behavior, physiology, and extinction. The book is generously illustrated with many detailed drawings and photographs, and includes color pictures and illustrations that feature interpretations of the best known and most important animals. All alphabetical entries are cross-referenced internally, as well as at the end of each entry. The Encyclopedia includes up-to-date references that encourage the reader to investigate personal interests. The most authoritative encyclopedia ever prepared on dinosaurs Includes many detailed drawings, photographs and illustrations in both color and black-and-white Contains comprehensively cross-referenced alphabetical entries with internal references, as well as references at the conclusion of each entry Provides in-depth references, allowing readers to pursue independent interests Includes sixteen plates and 35 color illustrations
Category: Science

Dinosaur Impressions

Author : Philippe Taquet
ISBN : 0521779308
Genre : Nature
File Size : 79.30 MB
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A popular 1998 account of paleontological exploration, written with lively anecdotes and wry humour.
Category: Nature

The Bonehunters Revenge

Author : David Rains Wallace
ISBN : 0618082409
Genre : History
File Size : 83.26 MB
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The colorful and tragic history of the two scientists who fought a blood feud in the American West over the discovery of the first dinosaur bones reveals evidence that their conflict a century ago still resonates in the region. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Category: History

The Dawnseekers

Author : Robert West Howard
ISBN : UCAL:B4331278
Genre : Science
File Size : 39.49 MB
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Category: Science

Dinosaur Mountain

Author : Deborah Kogan Ray
ISBN : 9780374317898
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 62.64 MB
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This is the story of Earl Douglass and his discovery of the first almost complete skeleton of an Apatosaurus, one of the largest dinosaurs ever to roam Earth.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Carnegie Nobody Knows

Author : George Swetnam
ISBN : 0945437072
Genre : Authors, American
File Size : 42.56 MB
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A biography recounting the life of the famous steel magnate whose prolific writing was overshadowed by his reputation in industry. Stories you never before heard about Andrew Carnegie.
Category: Authors, American

Devil S Gate

Author : Tom Rea
ISBN : 9780806182001
Genre : History
File Size : 21.44 MB
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Devil’s Gate—the name conjures difficult passage and portends a doubtful outcome. In this eloquent and captivating narrative, Tom Rea traces the history of the Sweetwater River valley in central Wyoming—a remote place including Devil’s Gate, Independence Rock, and other sites along a stretch of the Oregon Trail—to show how ownership of a place can translate into owning its story. Seemingly in the middle of nowhere, Devil’s Gate is the center of a landscape that threatens to shrink any inhabitants to insignificance except for one thing: ownership of the land and the stories they choose to tell about it. The static serenity of the once heavily traveled region masks a history of conflict. Tom Sun, an early rancher, played a role here in the lynching of the only woman ever hanged in Wyoming. The lynching was dismissed as swift frontier justice in the wake of cattle theft, but Rea finds more complicated motives that involve land and water rights. The Sun name was linked with the land for generations. In the 1990s, the Mormon Church purchased part of the Sun ranch to memorialize Martin’s Cove as the site of handcart pioneers who froze to death in the valley in 1856. The treeless, arid country around Devil’s Gate seems too immense for ownership. But stories run with the land. People who own the land can own the stories, at least for a time.
Category: History