By Martin J. S. Rudwick
"Martin Rudwick has performed English-speaking technology a substantial carrier by way of translating and commenting on Cuvier's paintings. . . . He courses us via Cuvier's most vital writings, specifically these which reveal his new means of comparative anatomy."—Douglas Palmer, New Scientist
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Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophes: New Translations and Interpretations of the Primary Texts by Martin J. S. Rudwick