Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms

Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms

Essays on Natural History

Book - 1998 | 1st ed.
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In this collection, the scientist consciously and unconventionally formulates a humanistic natural history, a consideration of how humans have learned to study and understand nature, rather than a history of nature itself. These are Dr. Gould's popular essays from "Natural History" magazine. 30 illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, c1998.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780609601419
Branch Call Number: 508 GOULD
Characteristics: 422 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


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WVMLStaffPicks Oct 27, 2014

Brilliantly and entertainly, Gould presents puzzles and contradictions to be found in nature, and our understanding of natural history becomes clearer.


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