Othniel C. Marsh (1831-1899) was a professor of paleontology at Yale, and discovered Apatosaurus and Allosaurus

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Othniel C. Marsh



Othniel C. Marsh (1831-1899) was a professor of paleontology at Yale. He conducted many expeditions to the American West. He found the first American Pterodactyl fossils, and also described numerous dinosaurs including Apatosaurus and Allosaurus.

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The Dinosaurs of North America
By Othniel Charles Marsh Marsh

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Battle of the Dinosaur Bones: Othniel Charles Marsh Vs Edward Drinker Cope (Scientific Rivalries and Scandals)
By Rebecca L. Johnson

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In the 1880s, science witnessed a major shift: Charles Darwin proposed his theory of evolution. People dug up the first dinosaur fossils. And the field of paleontology--the study of ancient plants and animals--emerged.

Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope became enthralled with these new ideas, discoveries, and developments. Both were determined to become world-famous paleontologists. When they met in 1863, they started off as friends. But within a few years, competition drove the men apart. Each fought bitterly to discover more fossils, name more species, and publish more papers than the other. In their haste to outdo each other, they both produced some shoddy work. The resulting confusion took many years to discover and correct, and their toxic relationship crippled the field of paleontology for decades afterward.

However, the competition also produced a wealth of fossils. These laid a firm foundation for the field of paleontology and supported Darwin's theory of evolution. Marsh's and Cope's discoveries generated keen public interest in prehistoric life and rich data for future generations of paleontologists. This book explores the great rivalry between Marsh and Cope, showing how it brought out the best and the worst in them--while bringing humankind a brand-new view of life on Earth.
The dinosaur hunters: Othniel C. Marsh and Edward D. Cope
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Vintage retired library hardcover has a lovely decorative dustjacket nicely protected in mylar. Has all the usual library markings, clean book and built to stay that way./jl
Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards: Edward Drinker Cope, Othniel Charles Marsh, and the Guilded Age of Paleontology
By Jim Ottaviani

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The Wild West provided the setting for some famous battles, but the gunfight at O.K. Corral doesn't hold a candle to the Bone Wars. Following the Civil War, the (Re-)United States turned its attention to the unexplored territories between the Mississippi and the Pacific. The railroads led the way, and to build them we blasted through mountains and leveled valleys and exposed rock that hadn't seen the light of day for millions of years.This is the story of Edwin Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh, two scientists who found and fought for those bones, and the artist Charles R. Knight who almost single-handedly brought dinosaurs back to life for an awestruck public. Guest starring Chief Red Cloud and hundreds of his Indian Braves, the gun-totin' and gamblin' Professor John Bell Hatcher, colossal and stupefying Dinosauria of the New World, and featuring special appearances by The Cardiff Giant, P.T. Barnum, Buffalo Bill Cody, Ulysses S. Grant, Alexander Graham Bell, and a plentiful supporting cast of Rogues and Gallants from the Eastern Scientific Establishment and The Old West, the colorful supporting cast makes for a rich blend of history, adventure, science, and art.
The Bone Hunters: The Heroic Age of Paleontology in the American West
By Url Lanham

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"Highly recommended to all scientists and non-scientists interested in paleontology and the West." — Science Books

A century after the founding of the Republic, the United States was a leader in the science of vertebrate paleontology — the study of the fossils of backboned animals. In this lucid, nontechnical study, a noted popularizer of science and former curator at the Museum of the University of Colorado first reviews the geology of the western United States and provides an overview of American paleontology since the days of Thomas Jefferson.
Dr. Lanham next focuses on the paleontologists themselves and the astounding fossil discoveries that revolutionized our understanding of vertebrate evolution. You'll learn how nineteenth-century paleontologists struggled against hostile Indians, scorching summers and frigid winters, loneliness, isolation, lack of funds and other hardships as they excavated tons of fossil bones from beds and quarries in South Dakota, Kansas, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and other areas. While many eminent scientists are profiled, including Samuel Williston, John Bell Hatcher, Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, and Joseph Leidy, much of the book is devoted to the explorations and achievements of Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. These two brilliant paleontologists, whose discoveries revolutionized the discipline, eventually became bitter rivals and the central figures in one of the most notorious scientific feuds of the century.
These and many other aspects of 19th-century paleontology are covered in this fascinating and readable book. Easily accessible to the layman, The Bone Hunters will appeal to any reader interested in the behind-the-scenes drama and inspired scientific fieldwork that resulted in an explosion of knowledge about the nature and evolution of the prehistoric animals that once roamed the American West.

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What child wouldn't be fascinated with a book about dinosaurs AND the Wild West? Your child will learn about both through DK Adventures: Dinosaur Hunters, a book that teaches facts about dinosaur bones and the Wild West through story. DK Adventures books combine story and visual elements to appeal to both avid readers and visual learners. Kids might not even realize they're learning at all!

In DK Adventures: Dinosaur Hunters, our time travelers find themselves caught up in the rivalry between dinosaur bone hunters Othniel Marsh and Edward Cope. They have to use critical thinking and historical knowledge to decide whether to interfere with scientific discovery or leave well enough alone. DK Adventures: Dinosaur Hunters is Wild West adventure of cowboys and Indians, steam trains — and dinosaurs!

DK Adventures is a book series that reluctant readers can enjoy as much as bookworms do! This series combines captivating, fictional stories with nonfiction facts to encourage learning and engagement in your child. The stories keep children interested, and the facts teach critical skills and knowledge — the fiction and nonfiction elements work together to keep each child's interest high, to build knowledge, and to enrich the narrative reading experience with fascinating background information. These books are filled with information, but the stories make them incredibly readable. DK Adventures are available in a range of kid-friendly topics, including dinosaurs, cars, and the human body, and each book supports Common Core State Standards and literacy skills.

Dientes de dragón / Dragon Theeth (Spanish Edition)
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Nunca, desde Parque Jurásico, había sido tan peligroso desenterrar el pasado... El legendario autor Michael Crichton vuelve al universo de la paleontología con esta novela póstuma. Una aventura apasionante.

1876. Tribus de indios en pie de guerra asolan los territorios del oeste de Estados Unidos. A este paisaje primitivo y hostil llegan las expediciones dirigidas por dos paleontólogos rivales en busca de fósiles de dinosaurios.

William Johnson, un universitario rico y consentido, se incorpora al grupo de Othniel Charles Marsh, pero cuando este sospecha de sus intenciones y le abandona, William se une a su archienemigo, Edward Drinker Cope. Ignora que está a punto de hacer un descubrimiento histórico que deberá defender de los personajes más peligrosos del Salvaje Oeste.

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Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel—a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.

The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America’s western territories even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. In much of the country it is still illegal to espouse evolution. Against this backdrop two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars.

Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled William Johnson, a Yale student with more privilege than sense. Determined to survive a summer in the west to win a bet against his arch-rival, William has joined world-renowned paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh on his latest expedition. But when the paranoid and secretive Marsh becomes convinced that William is spying for his nemesis, Edwin Drinker Cope, he abandons him in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a locus of crime and vice. William is forced to join forces with Cope and soon stumbles upon a discovery of historic proportions. With this extraordinary treasure, however, comes exceptional danger, and William’s newfound resilience will be tested in his struggle to protect his cache, which pits him against some of the West’s most notorious characters.

A page-turner that draws on both meticulously researched history and an exuberant imagination, Dragon Teeth is based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists Cope and Marsh; in William Johnson readers will find an inspiring hero only Michael Crichton could have imagined. Perfectly paced and brilliantly plotted, this enormously winning adventure is destined to become another Crichton classic.
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A true adventure story full of trains, explosives, sneaky tactics, spying, and dinosaurs!
 
The Bone Wars tells the true story of the battle to be the most famous dinosaur hunter in the world! The "Great Dinosaur Rush" was an amazing time in U.S. history when the hunt for dinosaurs really began. Would the two gentlemen scientists who led the hunt play nicely and work together or would their desperation to be the best lead them to behave very, very badly? Told as a story for children for the very first time, the book is thoroughly engaging and factually correct, and will delight all budding paleontologists! Thoughtfully illustrated, it brings 19th-century America alive.
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