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Patrons of paleontology : how government support shaped a science /
Jane P. Davidson.
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Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2017]
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xxi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
ISBN
0253025710, 9780253025715
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Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2017]
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0253025710
9780253025715
contents note
Introduction : the cost of doing business -- The beginnings of government support for paleontology -- Eighteenth-century and early nineteenth-century paleontologists and patrons -- Developments in government support for paleontology in the United States between 1830 to about 1880 -- Paleontology in mid nineteenth-century surveys outside the United States -- Government support for paleontology in the late nineteenth century and the turn of the twentieth century : 1880 to about 1940 -- Conclusion : the chain of paleontology -- Appendix : glossary of prominent patrons and paleontologists.
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11466335
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-227) and index.

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