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Writing of the gods : the race to decode the Rosetta Stone —Dolnick, Edward, 1952- author.

"The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous objects in the world, attracting millions of visitors to the British Museum ever year, and yet most people don't really know what it is. Discovered in a pile of rubble in 1799...

Seeds of life : from Aristotle to Da Vinci, from shark's teeth to frog's pants, the long and strange quest to discover where babies come from —Dolnick, Edward, 1952- author.

"Why cracking the code of human conception took centuries of wild theories, misogynist blunders, and ludicrous mistakes. Throughout most of human history, babies were surprises. People knew the basics: men and women had ...

Writing Of The Gods : The Race To Decode The Rosetta Stone —Dolnick, Edward, 1952- author.
EBook
2021

"The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous objects in the world, attracting millions of visitors to the British Museum ever year, and yet most people don't really know what it is. Discovered in a pile of rubble in 1799...

The rush : America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853 —Dolnick, Edward, 1952- author.

Describes the adventurous prospectors who traversed the United States in 1848 in response to rumors of gold in the Sacramento Valley, detailing the rough and rowdy cities that popped up, seemingly out of thin air, to acc...

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