|Preface and Acknowledgments||ix|
|1. The Theory of the Earth||1|
|2. Living and Fossil Elephants||13|
|3. The Megatherium from South America||25|
|4. A Research Program on Fossil Bones||33|
|5. An Appeal for International Collaboration||42|
|6. The Animals from the Gypsum Beds around Paris||59|
|7. A Pouched Marsupial from Paris||68|
|8. Popular Lectures on Geology||74|
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Book title: Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophes:New Translations & Interpretations of the Primary Texts.
Contributors: M. J. S. Rudwick - Author, George Cuvier - Author.
Publisher: University of Chicago Press.
Place of publication: Chicago, IL.
Publication year: 1997.
Page number: vii.
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