[Epub] ➜ Jurassic Mary ➝ Patricia Pierce – Snapchatlogin.us

Jurassic Mary Mary Anning 1799 1847 Was One Of The Pioneers Of The Emerging Science Of Geology The First Woman Palaeontologist To Make Important Discoveries When She Was Just 12, She Discovered The First Whole Ichthyosaurus Skeleton Later, Aged 22, She Found The First Whole Skeleton Of A Plesiosaurus, And This Find Gained Her International Fame She Was Unusual Then As She Would Be Now In Being A Woman Geologist, And She Was Also A Curiosity In Being Both Provincial And Lower Class When Science Was Dominated By Upper Class London Gentlemen During Her Lifetime She Won The Respect Of Contemporary Scientists, Receiving An Annuity From The British Association For The Advancement Of Science During The Last Decade Of Her Life Upon Her Death, Dickens Wrote The Carpenter S Daughter Has Won A Name For Herself, And Deserved To Win It After Her Death, However, Scientists Wrote Her Out Of Their Books, Crediting Instead The Naturalists Who Had Bought Her Specimens With Her Discoveries It Was Inconceivable To Them That An Uneducated Woman Had Produced Such Astonishing Work In This New Book Patricia Pierce Rescues The Now Little Known Life Of This Extraordinary Woman From Undeserved Obscurity To Reveal Her Full And Fascinating Life

[Epub] ➜ Jurassic Mary  ➝ Patricia Pierce – Snapchatlogin.us
  • Hardcover
  • 238 pages
  • Jurassic Mary
  • Patricia Pierce
  • English
  • 09 April 2018
  • 0750940395

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] ➜ Jurassic Mary ➝ Patricia Pierce – Snapchatlogin.us


  1. says:

    I couldn t resist grabbing this when I came across it randomly in the library I was hoping forbooks on dinosaurs, but I ll take a biography of an amazing female scientist any day The unfortunate thing about Mary Anning is that she wasn t treated as the professional she was Or, rather, she was accepted as a professional fossil hunter, but she wasn t given the recognition she deserved And unfortunately, a lot of what we know about her is framed by the male geologists and scientists who r I couldn t resist grabbing this ...


  2. says:

    It would be hard to make a book about Mary Anning uninteresting She s an absolutely fascinating woman who was ill served by history and attitudes at the time she was working This book is definitely worth a read for that alone That said, the actual structure leaves a bit to ...


  3. says:

    3.5 stars More an historical overview of Mary Anning s times Interesting in its own way.


  4. says:

    Mary Anning s story is a fascinating one, and made my blood boil from time to time although she did get as much recognition for her pioneering work as a palaeontologist as any woman could have hoped for I found the book a bit difficult to follow, as it hops around Mary s time line a great deal, mentions discoveries in passing that aren t discussed in any detail, and relates Jane Austen s visit to Lyme via a writer in 1901 before we get to the full details of that visit Distracting, but with Mary Anning s story is a fascinating one, and made my blood boil from time to time although she did get as much recognition for her pioneering work as a palaeontologist as any woman could have hoped for I found the book a bit difficult to follow, as it hops around Mary s time line a great deal, mentions discoveries in passin...


  5. says:

    This is the third book I think I have read about this lady This one isfactual but interesting She certainly was a pioneer and overshadowed by old men trying to be top dogs in the field she excelled in, she far outdid any of thele...


  6. says:

    this is the most poorly organized book I ve read in ages it s a shame, really, because Mary Anning is a fascinating subject a real pioneer in the field of archaeology geology and as a woman, doubly so The book hops all over, makes reference...


  7. says:

    Mary Anning was truly an exceptional woman Daughter of a carpenter, was a poor, uneducated woman, who became one of the first palaeontologist, respected by lots of scientists Unfortunately this book not worthy this...


  8. says:

    Essential reading for anyone interested in the history of fossils and the scientific discoveries of Mary Anning.

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