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The Resource Bully for brontosaurus : reflections in natural history, Stephen Jay Gould

Bully for brontosaurus : reflections in natural history, Stephen Jay Gould

Label
Bully for brontosaurus : reflections in natural history
Title
Bully for brontosaurus
Title remainder
reflections in natural history
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Jay Gould
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of thirty-five essays--representing the best of the column "This View of Life" from "Natural History" magazine--focuses on the themes of evolution and of the innumerable oddities of nature
Summary
A collection of thirty-five essays--representing the best of the column "This View of Life" from "Natural History" magazine--focuses on the themes of evolution and of the innumerable oddities of nature
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
212328
Cataloging source
CUR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gould, Stephen Jay
Dewey number
508
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Natural history
  • Evolution
  • Evolution
  • Natural history
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
reflections in natural history
Label
Bully for brontosaurus : reflections in natural history, Stephen Jay Gould
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 513-524) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
George Canning's left buttock and the origin of species -- Grimm's greatest tale -- The creation myths of Cooperstown -- The panda's thumb of technology -- Bully for brontosaurus -- The dinosaur rip-off -- Of kiwi eggs and the Liberty Bell -- Male nipples and clitoral ripples -- Not necessarily a wing -- The case of the creeping fox terrier clone -- Life's little joke -- The chain of reason versus the chain of thumbs -- Madame Jeanette -- Red wings in the susnset -- Petrus camper's angle -- Literary bias on the slippery slope -- Glow, big glowworm -- To be a platypus -- Bligh's bounty -- Here goes nothing -- In a jumbled drawer -- Kropotkin was no crackpot -- Fleeming Jenkin revisited -- The passion of Antoine Lavoisier -- The godfather of disaster -- Knight takes Bishop? -- Genesis and geology -- William Jennigs Bryan's last campaign -- An essay on a pig roast -- Justice Scalia's misunderstanding -- The streak of streaks -- The median isn't the message -- The ant and the plant -- The face of Miranda -- The horn of Triton
Control code
ocm26493407
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
540 p.
Isbn
9780393308570
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)26493407
Label
Bully for brontosaurus : reflections in natural history, Stephen Jay Gould
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 513-524) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
George Canning's left buttock and the origin of species -- Grimm's greatest tale -- The creation myths of Cooperstown -- The panda's thumb of technology -- Bully for brontosaurus -- The dinosaur rip-off -- Of kiwi eggs and the Liberty Bell -- Male nipples and clitoral ripples -- Not necessarily a wing -- The case of the creeping fox terrier clone -- Life's little joke -- The chain of reason versus the chain of thumbs -- Madame Jeanette -- Red wings in the susnset -- Petrus camper's angle -- Literary bias on the slippery slope -- Glow, big glowworm -- To be a platypus -- Bligh's bounty -- Here goes nothing -- In a jumbled drawer -- Kropotkin was no crackpot -- Fleeming Jenkin revisited -- The passion of Antoine Lavoisier -- The godfather of disaster -- Knight takes Bishop? -- Genesis and geology -- William Jennigs Bryan's last campaign -- An essay on a pig roast -- Justice Scalia's misunderstanding -- The streak of streaks -- The median isn't the message -- The ant and the plant -- The face of Miranda -- The horn of Triton
Control code
ocm26493407
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
540 p.
Isbn
9780393308570
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)26493407

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