Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History

Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History

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qProvocative and delightfully discursive essays on natural history. . . . Gould is the Stan Musial of essay writing. He can work himself into a corkscrew of ideas and improbable allusions paragraph after paragraph and then, uncoiling, hit it with such power that his fans know they are experiencing the game of essay writing at its best.q--John Noble Wilford, New York Times Book Review... these essays, and particularly from the large number written by people in their eighties and nineties, and still striving, ... ideologies of persuasion a€” the ultimate in another grand old American tradition (the dark side of anti-intellectualism, and anbsp;...


Title:Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History
Author:Stephen Jay Gould
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company - 2010-11-29
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