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An Agenda for Antiquity

Henry Fairfield Osborn and Vertebrate Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History, 1890-1935

An Agenda for Antiquity( )
Author: Rainger, Ronald
Series title:History Amer Science and Technol Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8173-5079-6
Publication Date:Mar 2004
Publisher:University of Alabama Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $42.95
Book Description:

Rainger examines how and why vertebrate paleontology, a relatively marginal field of scientific inquiry, flourished at New York's American Museum of Natural History in the early 20th century. It focuses on Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857-1935), a prominent scientist and administrator who dominated vertebrate paleontology in that era and played a pivotal role in creating a leading institution and a manor program of research in that field.

Book Details
Pages:376
Detailed Subjects: Science / Paleontology
Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds



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