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Bone Wars

The Excavation and Celebrity of Andrew Carnegie's Dinosaur

Tom Rea


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Paperback (9/14/2021)
Paperback (5/16/2004)


Tom Rea traces the evolution of scientific thought regarding dinosaurs and reveals the deception, hostility, and sometimes outright aggression present in the early years of fossil hunting.  This book details one of the most famous—and notorious—dinosaur skeletons ever discovered: Diplodocus carnegii, named after Andrew Carnegie.

University of Pittsburgh Press, 9780822941736, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2001