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The Resource Platypus : the extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world, Ann Moyal

Platypus : the extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world, Ann Moyal

Label
Platypus : the extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world
Title
Platypus
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world
Statement of responsibility
Ann Moyal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Platypus, Ann Moyal provides a unique biography of one of the world's most famously strange creatures and tells the incredible story of how it became the focus of the great scientific debates of the nineteenth century
Cataloging source
GCV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moyal, Ann
Dewey number
599.29
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.M72
LC item number
M69 2004
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL737.M72
NAL item number
M69 2004
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Platypus
  • Platypus
  • Platypus
  • Biology
Label
Platypus : the extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world, Ann Moyal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The land of contrarieties
  • 6.
  • The first hard look
  • 7.
  • The paper war
  • 8.
  • Darwin's platypus
  • 9.
  • To the antipodes
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • The clash of titans
  • 11.
  • Solving the mystery
  • 12.
  • The new men
  • 13.
  • The 'platypus man'
  • 14.
  • The platypus goes to war
  • "This highly interesting novelty"
  • 15.
  • The 'animal of all time'
  • 2.
  • The frenchmen's gaze
  • 3.
  • Marshalling the animals
  • 4.
  • The wrangling scientists
Control code
56990810
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Johns Hopkins pbk. ed.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780801880520
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56990810
Label
Platypus : the extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world, Ann Moyal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The land of contrarieties
  • 6.
  • The first hard look
  • 7.
  • The paper war
  • 8.
  • Darwin's platypus
  • 9.
  • To the antipodes
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • The clash of titans
  • 11.
  • Solving the mystery
  • 12.
  • The new men
  • 13.
  • The 'platypus man'
  • 14.
  • The platypus goes to war
  • "This highly interesting novelty"
  • 15.
  • The 'animal of all time'
  • 2.
  • The frenchmen's gaze
  • 3.
  • Marshalling the animals
  • 4.
  • The wrangling scientists
Control code
56990810
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Johns Hopkins pbk. ed.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780801880520
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56990810

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