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

Author
Other titles
  • Burgess Shale and the nature of history
Edition
  • First edition.
Published
  • New York : W.W. Norton & Company [1989]
Physical description
347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0393027058
  • 9780393027051
  • 039330700X
  • 9780393307009
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-335) and index.
Contents
  • Preface and acknowledgments. 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" -- Bibliography -- Credits -- Index.
Related item
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Explains why the diversity of the Burgess Shale is important in understanding our past and evolution.

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Bangor University Library: Main Library QE770 .G67 1991
Bangor University Library: Deiniol Library QE770 .G67 1991
University of Bristol Libraries: Wills Memorial Library QE770 GOU 7 day loan: vacation loan
British Library: Lending Collection 89/28991
University of Cambridge Libraries: Earth Sciences Library: Library Office: Short loan collection B.07.815*
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 3 560.9 GOU
Durham University Library: Contact the Bill Bryson Library 560.9 GOU
University of Hull: BJL 3rd Floor QE 841 G6
University of Hull: BJL 3rd Floor QE 841 G6
University of Hull: BJL 3rd Floor QE 841 G6
University of Hull: BJL 3rd Floor QE 841 G6
University of Hull: BJL 3rd Floor QE 841 G6
Imperial College London Library: Central Library: Level 4 560.17 GOU
Imperial College London Library: Central Library: Level 4 560.17 GOU
Imperial College London Library: Central Library: Level 4 560.17 GOU
University of Nottingham Libraries: George Green Library
University of Oxford Libraries: Harris Manchester College Library: Tate Library, Library of Congress Classification QH366.2 GOU 1989
University of Oxford Libraries: Museum of Natural History Library: Arkell Geological Collections 56 "6131" / 8
Science Museum Library: Science Museum Library, Wroughton 575.8 GOULD
Science Museum Library: Science Museum Library, Wroughton 575.8 GOULD
Wrexham Glyndwr University: Wrexham 3 week 576.8 GOU
University of York Libraries: University Library: Morrell - Ordinary XR 9.711 GOU

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