Skulls : an exploration of Alan Dudley's curious collection / Simon Winchester ; photography by Nick Mann.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo||590 WIN (Text)||30090000659248||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781579129125 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 1579129129 (hbk.)
- Physical Description: 255 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, c2012.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Amphibians -- Birds -- Fish -- Mammals -- Reptiles.
|Summary, etc.:|| Tells the rich and fascinating story of skulls, both human and animal, from every perspective imaginable: historical, biographical, cultural, and iconographic. Presenting details about the parts of the skull (including the cranium, the mandible, the shape and positioning of the eye sockets, and species-specific features like horns, teeth, beaks and bills), information about the science and pseudoscience of skulls, and a look at skulls in religion, art and popular culture, his stories and information are riveting and enlightening.
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