The Piltdown Forgery / Edition 1

The Piltdown Forgery / Edition 1

by J. S. Weiner, Chris Stringer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198607806

ISBN-13: 9780198607809

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

For decades the remains of fossils found in Piltdown, England were believed to come from a "missing link," a creature with a human cranium and an ape's jaw. Dr. Weiner shows how he discovered the truth about these remains, and went on to expose one of the world's greatest scientific frauds.

Overview

For decades the remains of fossils found in Piltdown, England were believed to come from a "missing link," a creature with a human cranium and an ape's jaw. Dr. Weiner shows how he discovered the truth about these remains, and went on to expose one of the world's greatest scientific frauds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198607809
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Note to Second Impression, Foreword
1. A Darwinian Prediction
2. An Impasse
3. An Hypothesis
4. The Jaw Displaced
5. Flint and Fauna
6. The Full Extent
7. The Principals and Their Part
8. Some Others
9. Lineaments of the Forger
10. Events Reconsidered
11. Entanglement
12. 'The Eye Wink'
13. The Sussex Wizard
14. The Question of Complicity
Epilogue
Index
Afterword

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