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African History

By Gerhard Maier

ISBN-10: 0253342147

ISBN-13: 9780253342140

From 1907 to 1931 at Tendaguru, a distant web site in present-day Tanzania, groups of German (and later British) paleontologists unearthed 220 lots of fossils, together with the bones of a brand new dinosaur, one of many greatest then identified. for many years the fastened skeleton of this great, Brachiosaurus, was once the most important skeleton of a land animal on convey on this planet. The dinosaur and different animal fossils came upon at Tendaguru shape one of many cornerstones of our figuring out of lifestyles within the Mesozoic period. Visited sporadically through the ’30s and ’40s, Tendaguru back turned the positioning of medical curiosity overdue within the twentieth century. African Dinosaurs Unearthed tells the tale of pushed medical adventurers operating lower than tricky stipulations and sometimes paying the fee with their health—and occasionally with their lives. Set opposed to the historical past of a stricken century, the publication finds how medical endeavors have been carried on via struggle and political turmoil, and proceed into the current day.

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