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Title:
Barnum Brown : the man who discovered Tyrannosaurus rex
Author:
Dingus, Lowell.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xiv, 368 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue : the mindset of Barnum Brown -- Child of the frontier (1873-1889) -- Student- of sorts (1889-1896) -- Apprentice extraordinaire (1896-1898) -- To land's end : Patagonia (1898-1900) -- To the depths of Hell Creek (1900-1903) -- Love (1903-1906) -- Loss (1906-1910) -- The Canadian dinosaur bone rush (1910-1916) -- Cuba, Abyssinia, and other intrigues (1916-1923) -- Jewels from the Orient : Raj India (1921-1923) -- Perils and pearls up the Irrawaddy : Burma (1923) -- Samos : isle of intrigue (1923-1925) -- Ancient Americans hunting bison? Birds as dinosaurs? (1925-1931) -- Digging - and flying - for dinosaurs : Howe Quarry and the aerial survey of western fossil beds (1931-1935) -- Toward the golden years : the mystery track-maker and the Glen Rose Trackway (1935-1942) -- Brown as a spy, movie consultant, and showman at the World's Fair (1942-1963) -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1. List of major specimens collected by Barnum Brown on display in the AMNH fossil halls -- Appendix 2. Memoirs of Barnum Brown : discovery, excavation, and preparation of the type specimen of Tyrannosaurus rex -- Appendix 3. Summary of fossil collections by Barnum Brown and his AMNH crews.
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ISBN:
9780520252646
Format :
Book