The Resource The Piltdown forgery, J.S. Weiner ; with a new introduction and afterword by Chris Stringer

The Piltdown forgery, J.S. Weiner ; with a new introduction and afterword by Chris Stringer

Label
The Piltdown forgery
Title
The Piltdown forgery
Statement of responsibility
J.S. Weiner ; with a new introduction and afterword by Chris Stringer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On 21 November 1953, one of the most fascinating puzzles in science was finally solved. Three scientists--Joseph Weiner, Kenneth Oakley, and Wilfrid Le Gros Clark--described their investigations into the important fossilized human remains found at Piltdown in Sussex in the early 1900s. Their conclusion was stunning: the remains, and the accompanying materials that supposedly verified them as ancient fossils, had all been faked. The discovery of Piltdown Man had been announced to the world in 1912 by an amateur fossil hunter, Charles Dawson, and the Keeper of Geology at the Natural History Museu
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
569.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN282.5
LC item number
.W46 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Piltdown forgery, J.S. Weiner ; with a new introduction and afterword by Chris Stringer
Publication
Note
Originally published: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1955
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction to the fiftieth anniversary edition of The Piltdown Forgery; Some characters in the Piltdown story; Preface; Note to second impression; Illustrations; 1. A Darwinian prediction; 2. An impasse; 3. An hypothesis; 4. The jaw displaced; 5. Flint and fauna; 6. The full extent; 7. The principals and their part; 8. Some others; 9. Lineaments of the forger; 10. Events reconsidered; 11. Entanglement; 12. 'The eye wink'; 13. The Sussex wizard; 14. The question of complicity; Epilogue; Afterword: Piltdown 2003; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T
Control code
ocn823170051
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
50th anniversary ed
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 212 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191505065
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36455520
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)823170051
  • ebsco0191505064

Library Locations

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