Lucy's bones, sacred stones, & Einstein's brain: the remarkable stories behind the great objects and artifacts of history, from antiquity to the modern era

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H. Holt,
Pub. Date:
1996.
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1st ed.
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English
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A series of historical vignettes which illuminate the story connected with some 50 relics dating from antiquity to the present. The relics range from the Shroud of Turin and Anne Frank's diary to George Washington's false teeth and the dried remains of philosopher Jeremy Bentham. B&w photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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9780805039641
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