Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophes New Translations and Interpretations of the Primary Texts

ISBN-10: 0226731073

ISBN-13: 9780226731070

Edition: 1997

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Description: French zoologist Georges Cuvier (1769-1832) helped form and bring credibility to geology and paleontology. Here Martin J. S. Rudwick provides the first modern translation of Cuvier's essential writings on fossils and catastrophes and links these translated texts together with his own insightful narrative and interpretive commentary. "Martin Rudwick has done English-speaking science a considerable service by translating and commenting on Cuvier's work. . . . He guides us through Cuvier's most important writings, especially those which demonstrate his new technique of comparative anatomy."--Douglas Palmer, New Scientist

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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Notes on the Texts
The Theory of the Earth
Living and Fossil Elephants
The Megatherium from South America
A Research Program on Fossil Bones
An Appeal for International Collaboration
The Animals from the Gypsum Beds around Paris
A Pouched Marsupial from Paris
Popular Lectures on Geology
A Review of Fossil Pachyderms
A Report on Andre's Theory of the Earth
The Progress of Geological Science
The Geology of the Region around Paris
Fossil Deer and Cattle
Collected Researches on Fossil Bones
The Revolutions of the Globe
Conclusions
Further Reading
Bibliography of Cuvier's Sources
Bibliography of Works by Historians of Science
App: French Texts of Previously Unpublished Manuscripts
Sources for Figures
Index
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