Scenes from Deep Time: Early Pictorial Representations of the Prehistoric World

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How did the earth look in prehistoric times? Our images of the remote past, museum displays of dinosaurs and book illustrations of exotic plants and animals, are based on fragmentary evidence, yet these depictions are realistic enough to suggest that we can know exactly what the earth looked like millions of years ago. Today depictions of the earliest stages of the earth - deep time - are so common that we take them for granted, but less than 200 years ago no such pictures existed. In Scenes from Deep Time, Martin J. S. ...

Scenes from Deep Time: Early Pictorial Representations of the Prehistoric World 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226731056

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Scenes from Deep Time: Early Pictorial Representations of the Prehistoric World 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226731049

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