Dragon Bones
Penny van Oosterzee
Best Read [Penny van Oosterzee] Ö Dragon Bones || [Biography Book] PDF ☆
Feb 24, 2020 - 09:09 AM By Penny van Oosterzee

Men killed for them, stole for them, and died for them Dragon bones, coveted throughout China for their medicinal powers, are in reality animal fossils, ground down and sold through back street Chinese apothecaries Yet at one time these dragon bones proved valuable than anyone had imagined, for they led to the unearthing of one of the most famous hominid fossilsMen killed for them, stole for them, and died for them Dragon bones, coveted throughout China for their medicinal powers, are in reality animal fossils, ground down and sold through back street Chinese apothecaries Yet at one time these dragon bones proved valuable than anyone had imagined, for they led to the unearthing of one of the most famous hominid fossils of all time Peking Man The Peking Man fossils were the first convincing evidence that humans arose from apelike hominids.Penny van Oosterzee has written a riveting historical account of the discovery of Peking Man, from the excavation of one small fossilized molar to the mysterious disappearance of the fossils at the beginning of the Second World War.
  • Title: Dragon Bones
  • Author: Penny van Oosterzee
  • ISBN: 9780738202921
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Hardcover

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GoldGato Feb 24, 2020 - 09:09 AM
The title of this book lures you in, but soon you're reading about the unearthing of Peking Man. Since this was, at the time, the most famous discovery of hominid fossils ever, the details become quite absorbing for the reader.Ancient Chinese apothecaries believed that the teeth of dragons could be used as medicine for epilepsy and madness. They could also calm the soul. Thus, the book starts with a decent historical perspective and then moves into the Boxer Rebellion, which in turn introduces u [...]
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Julie H. Feb 24, 2020 - 09:09 AM
This was an interesting book, a pretty fast read, and I must say that the fact that the actual fossils of this H. erectus were--and remain lost--keeps me up at night.
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Donna Feb 24, 2020 - 09:09 AM
An unexpected fascinating read that should be incorporated into school curriculum. The history of bones, evolution and war, all written for anyone to understand. The dedication shown by so many, even some that were misguided is extraordinary. What we know about our planet that has been discovered by some hardworking people, never ceases to amaze me. I thoroughly recommend this very short read, that has nothing to do with dragons at all really.
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Dragon Bones By Penny van Oosterzee Men killed for them, stole for them, and died for them Dragon bones, coveted throughout China for their medicinal powers, are in reality animal fossils, ground down and sold through back street Chinese apothecaries Yet at one time these dragon bones proved valuable than anyone had imagined, for they led to the unearthing of one of the most famous hominid fossilsMen killed for them, stole for them, and died for them Dragon bones, coveted throughout China for their medicinal powers, are in reality animal fossils, ground down and sold through back street Chinese apothecaries Yet at one time these dragon bones proved valuable than anyone had imagined, for they led to the unearthing of one of the most famous hominid fossils of all time Peking Man The Peking Man fossils were the first convincing evidence that humans arose from apelike hominids.Penny van Oosterzee has written a riveting historical account of the discovery of Peking Man, from the excavation of one small fossilized molar to the mysterious disappearance of the fossils at the beginning of the Second World War.

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