The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History

The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History

Stephen Jay Gould


In his most up-to-date selection of essays, bestselling scientist Stephen Jay Gould once more bargains his unmistakable viewpoint on usual heritage and the folk who've attempted to make experience of it. Gould is making plans to convey down the curtain on his approximately thirty-year stint as a per month essayist for Natural History journal, the longest-running sequence of clinical essays in background. This, then, is the next-to-last essay assortment from some of the most acclaimed and greatly learn scientists of our time. during this paintings of twenty-three essays, chosen by way of Booklist as one of many most sensible ten technology and expertise books of 2000, Gould covers issues as different as episodes within the start of paleontology to classes from Britain’s 4 maximum Victorian naturalists. The mendacity Stones of Marrakech provides the richness and fascination of a few of the lives that experience fueled the company of technological know-how and opened our eyes to an international of unforeseen wonders.

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