Wonderful Life: Burgess Shale and the Nature of History (Paperback)

by Stephen Jay Gould

Format: Paperback 352 pages

In stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

Price check

RRP £11.99

£9.59

You save: £2.40

Add to basket

'A masterpiece of analysis and imagination...It centres on a sensational discovery in the field of palaeontology - the existence, in the Burgess Shale...of 530-million-year-old fossils unique in age, preservation and diversity...With skill and passion, Gould takes this mute collection of fossils and makes them speak to us. The result challenges some of our most cherished self-perceptions and urges a fundamental re-assessment of our place in the history of life on earth' Sunday Times.

Book details

Published
03/08/2000

Publisher
Vintage

ISBN
9780099273455


Other books by this author See all titles

 

Customers who bought this title, also bought...

The prices displayed are for website purchases only, and may differ to the prices in Waterstones shops.