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The Dinosaur Hunters: A True Story of Scientific Rivalry and the Discovery of the Prehistoric World

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The story of two nineteenth-century scientists who revealed one of the most significant and exciting events in the natural history of this planet: the existence of dinosaurs. In 'The Dinosaur Hunters' Deborah Cadbury brilliantly recreates the remarkable story of the bitter rivalry between two men: Gideon Mantell uncovered giant bones in a Sussex quarry, became obsessed with the lost world of the reptiles and was driven to despair. Richard Owen, a brilliant anatomist, gave the extinct creatures their name and ...

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The Dinosaur Hunters: A True Story of Scientific Rivalry and the Discovery of the Prehistoric World
2001, 4th Estate, London

ISBN-13: 9781857029635

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The Dinosaur Hunters: A True Story of Scientific Rivalry and the Discovery of the Prehistoric World
2000, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781857029598

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