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The Resource The seashell on the mountaintop : how Nicolaus Steno solved an ancient mystery and created a science of the earth, Alan Cutler

The seashell on the mountaintop : how Nicolaus Steno solved an ancient mystery and created a science of the earth, Alan Cutler

Label
The seashell on the mountaintop : how Nicolaus Steno solved an ancient mystery and created a science of the earth
Title
The seashell on the mountaintop
Title remainder
how Nicolaus Steno solved an ancient mystery and created a science of the earth
Statement of responsibility
Alan Cutler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
EI1
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cutler, A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Steno, Nicolaus
  • Catholic Church
  • Geology
  • Scientists
Label
The seashell on the mountaintop : how Nicolaus Steno solved an ancient mystery and created a science of the earth, Alan Cutler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 2003
  • Previous ed. has subtitle: A story of science, sainthood, and the humble genius who discovered a new history of the earth
Bar code
31223069331263
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pilgrims -- Seashells -- Chaos -- Anatomist -- Testimony of things -- Tongues of stone -- Secret knots -- Testing the waters -- Conversion -- Layer by layer -- De Solido -- Six faces of Tuscany -- Shell game -- Heaven and Earth -- Vain speculation -- Bishop -- World-makers -- New history of the earth -- The Saint
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9780452285460
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
1001854355
Label
The seashell on the mountaintop : how Nicolaus Steno solved an ancient mystery and created a science of the earth, Alan Cutler
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 2003
  • Previous ed. has subtitle: A story of science, sainthood, and the humble genius who discovered a new history of the earth
Bar code
31223069331263
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pilgrims -- Seashells -- Chaos -- Anatomist -- Testimony of things -- Tongues of stone -- Secret knots -- Testing the waters -- Conversion -- Layer by layer -- De Solido -- Six faces of Tuscany -- Shell game -- Heaven and Earth -- Vain speculation -- Bishop -- World-makers -- New history of the earth -- The Saint
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9780452285460
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
1001854355

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