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Author Gould, Stephen Jay.

Title Wonderful life : the Burgess Shale and the nature of history / Stephen Jay Gould.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton, [1989]


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 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  560.9 G    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  560 GOULD, STEPHEN JAY    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  560.9 GOU    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  560.9    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  560 G73    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  560.9 GOU    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  560.9 G73W    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  560.9 G698W    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 325-335.
Note Includes index.
Contents The iconography of an expectation -- A background for the Burgess shale -- Reconstruction of the Burgess shale toward a new view of life -- The burgess drama -- Walcott's vision and the nature of history -- Possible worlds: the power of "just history".
Subject Invertebrates, Fossil -- British Columbia -- Yoho National Park.
Paleontology -- Cambrian.
Paleontology -- British Columbia -- Yoho National Park.
Burgess Shale (B.C.)
Paleontology -- Philosophy.
Contingency (Philosophy)
Yoho National Park (B.C.)
Indexed Term Burgess shale Fossils
ISBN 0393027058: $19.95 ($27.95 Can.)
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