mweis's review

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informative medium-paced

5.0

libra17's review against another edition

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5.0

Assembling the Dinosaur was an interesting dive into a part of dinosaurs that I hadn't ever considered before: their economic and sociopolitical significance, especially during the Gilded Age and early 20th century, and how that shaped how fossils were viewed, treated, and used. The material and writing was a bit dry, but topic itself was great and I finished the book feeling like I'd learned (or, at least, needed to reconsider) a lot. This is a book that I'm happy to have stumbled across while browsing.
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