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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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