Wonderful life: the Burgess Shale and the nature of history

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High in the Canadian Rockies is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago called the Burgess Shale. It hold the remains of an ancient sea where dozens of strange creatures lived--a forgotten corner of evolution preserved in awesome detail. In this book Stephen Jay Gould explores what the Burgess Shale tells us about evolution and the nature of history.
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title_display Wonderful life : the Burgess Shale and the nature of history
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title_sub the Burgess Shale and the nature of history
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