Book ID: CBB001033352

The Star-Crossed Stone: The Secret Life, Myths, and History of a Fascinating Fossil (2011)


McNamara, Ken (Author)

University of Chicago Press

Publication Date: 2011
Physical Details: 272 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Claims that fossil patterns influenced religion and culture in societies around the world.

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Authors & Contributors
Biagioli, Mario
Ritvo, Harriet
Beckert, Sven
Benocci, Andrea
Manganelli, Giuseppe
Spadini, Valeriano
Archives of Natural History
Earth Sciences History: Journal of the History of the Earth Sciences Society
Filosofia e História da Biologia
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Geological Society of America
University Press of Kentucky
University of California Press
University of Chicago Press
Éditions du Seuil
Harvard University
Natural history
Earth sciences
Lawley, Roberto
Camper, Petrus
Dávila, Pedro Franco
Brown, Barnum
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Linnaeus, Carolus
United States
Tuscany (Italy)
Kentucky (U.S.)
19th century
18th century
20th century
17th century
21st century
20th century, early
Università di Pavia
University of Wyoming
University of Padua
Académie des Sciences, Paris

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