Assembling the dinosaur : fossil hunters, tycoons, and the making of a spectacle / Lukas Rieppel.

A lively account of how dinosaurs became a symbol of American power and prosperity and gripped the popular imagination during the Gilded Age, when their fossil remains were collected and displayed in museums financed by North America's wealthiest business tycoons. Although dinosaur fossils were...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Rieppel, Lukas (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.
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