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Show Me the Bone : Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America.

By: Dawson, Gowan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (485 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780226332871.Subject(s): Paleontology - United States - History - 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Show Me the Bone : Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and AmericaDDC classification: 560 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Introduction: Cuvier's Law of Correlation -- Part I. Arrival, 1795-1839: Translations and Appropriations -- 1. Correlation Crosses the Channel -- 2. Fragments of Design -- Part II. Triumph, 1839-54: Bones, Serials, and Models -- 3. Discovering the Dinornis -- 4. Paleontology in Parts -- 5. Correlation at the Crystal Palace -- Part III. Overthrow, 1854-62: Scientific Naturalists, Popularizers, and Cannibals -- 6. Correlation under Siege -- 7. The Problems of Popularization -- 8. Unfortunate Allies -- Part IV. Afterlife, 1862-1917: Missing Links and Hidden Clues -- 9. Evolutionary Modifications -- 10. Prophecies of the Past -- Epilogue: Ghosts of Correlation -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Index.
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Contents -- Introduction: Cuvier's Law of Correlation -- Part I. Arrival, 1795-1839: Translations and Appropriations -- 1. Correlation Crosses the Channel -- 2. Fragments of Design -- Part II. Triumph, 1839-54: Bones, Serials, and Models -- 3. Discovering the Dinornis -- 4. Paleontology in Parts -- 5. Correlation at the Crystal Palace -- Part III. Overthrow, 1854-62: Scientific Naturalists, Popularizers, and Cannibals -- 6. Correlation under Siege -- 7. The Problems of Popularization -- 8. Unfortunate Allies -- Part IV. Afterlife, 1862-1917: Missing Links and Hidden Clues -- 9. Evolutionary Modifications -- 10. Prophecies of the Past -- Epilogue: Ghosts of Correlation -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Index.

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