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Author Brinkman, Paul D., author
Title The second Jurassic dinosaur rush : museums and paleontology in America at the turn of the twentieth century / Paul D. Brinkman
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2010
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  QE705.U6 B858 2010    EXHIBITION    30530001392851
Descript xiv, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-317) and index
Scientists wage bitter warfare -- Osborn's sorry valentine -- Wortman assumes charge -- Most colossal animal on Earth -- An overconfident start -- The monster of all ages -- A monkey and a parrot of a time -- Fossil wonders of the west -- Watch the dinosaur shrink! -- Hatcher heads west -- Last days in the Jurassic -- Putting dinosaurs in their places -- Conclusion: what's the rush?
Subject Paleontology -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Dinosaurs -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Natural history museums -- United States -- History -- 19th century
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