Assembling the Dinosaur

Assembling the Dinosaur

Lukas Rieppel shows how dinosaurs gripped the popular imagination and became emblems of America’s industrial power and economic prosperity during the Gilded Age. Spectacular fossils were displayed in museums financed by North America’s wealthiest tycoons, to cement their reputation as both benefactors of science and fierce capitalists.

Publisher Harvard University Press
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ISBN 067473758X
Pages 352 pages
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