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Oldest Living Things in the World

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ISBN-10: 022605750X

ISBN-13: 9780226057507

Edition: 2014

Authors: Rachel Sussman, Carl Zimmer, Hans Ulrich Obrist

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The Oldest Living Things in the World is an epic journey through time and space. Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world from Antarctica to the Mojave Desert in order to photograph continuously living organisms that are at least 2,000 years old. The result is a stunning and unique visual collection of species unlike anything that has been created in the arts or sciences before.Sussman’s work is both timeless and timely, and the book spans disciplines, continents, and millennia. Underlying the work is an innate environmentalism driven by Sussman’s relentless curiosity. She begins at “year zero,” and looks back from there,…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/14/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 12.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.950
Language: English

Carl Zimmer writes the monthly essay in the US magazine Natural History, having inherited this position from Stephen Jay Gould.