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Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History by Stephen Jay Gould 039330700X 9780393307009
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Gould has brought to light one of the least known but most spectacular paleontological discoveries of all time.a brilliant tapestry.Martin Gardner The Burgess Shale is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago. In it are the remains of an ancient sea that nurtured more varieties of life than can be found in all of our modern oceans. Stephen Jay Gould explores what the Burgess Shale reveals about evolution and the nature of history. 116 illustrations.

Author: Stephen Jay Gould

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 352

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Publication Date: 1990-09-17

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