Wonderful life: the Burgess Shale and the nature of history

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W.W. Norton,
Pub. Date:
c1989.
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1st ed.
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English
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High in the Canadian Rockies is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago called the Burgess Shale. It hold the remains of an ancient sea where dozens of strange creatures lived--a forgotten corner of evolution preserved in awesome detail. In this book Stephen Jay Gould explores what the Burgess Shale tells us about evolution and the nature of history.
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9780393027051
039330700
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subject_facet Burgess Shale, Burgess Shale (B.C.), Contingency (Philosophy), Evolution -- History, Invertebrates, Fossil, Invertebrates, Fossil -- British Columbia -- Yoho National Park, Paleontology, Paleontology -- British Columbia -- Yoho National Park, Paleontology -- Cambrian, Paleontology -- Philosophy, Yoho National Park, Yoho National Park (B.C.)
title_display Wonderful life : the Burgess Shale and the nature of history
title_full Wonderful life : the Burgess Shale and the nature of history / Stephen Jay Gould
title_short Wonderful life :
title_sub the Burgess Shale and the nature of history
topic_facet Burgess Shale, Contingency (Philosophy), Evolution, History, Invertebrates, Fossil, Paleontology, Philosophy, Yoho National Park