The Dinosaur Hunters: A True Story of Scientific Rivalry and the Discovery of the Prehistoric World (Text Only Edition)

The Dinosaur Hunters: A True Story of Scientific Rivalry and the Discovery of the Prehistoric World (Text Only Edition)

Deborah Cadbury


the tale of 2 nineteenth-century scientists who published the most major and fascinating occasions within the average background of this planet: the lifestyles of dinosaurs.

In ‘The Dinosaur Hunters’ Deborah Cadbury brilliantly recreates the outstanding tale of the sour contention among males: Gideon Mantell exposed gigantic bones in a Sussex quarry, grew to become captivated with the misplaced international of the reptiles and used to be pushed to depression. Richard Owen, an excellent anatomist, gave the extinct creatures their identify and secured for himself unrivalled overseas acclaim.

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