The Burgess Shale and the Nature of HistoryBook - 1990
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.
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton, 1990, c1989
Branch Call Number: 562 GOU
Characteristics: 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm