Assembling the Dinosaur: Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle by Lukas Rieppel

Assembling the Dinosaur: Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle

Lukas Rieppel

nonfiction history science informative medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2019

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A lively account of how dinosaurs became a symbol of American power and prosperity and gripped the popular imagination during the Gilded Age, when their fossil remains were collected and displayed in museums financed by North America's wealthiest ...

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