Table of contents for The fate of the mammoth : fossils, myth, and history / Claudine Cohen ; translated by William Rodarmor ; with a foreword by Stephen Jay Gould.


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List of Illustrations

Foreword

Preface to the American Edition

Preface

Introduction

PART I: IMAGES

1 The Mammoth Appears

PART II: MYTHS

2 Saint Augustine and the Giants

3 Leibniz's Unicorn

4 Identifying an Elephant: The
Russian Mamont, the Elephant,
and the Flood

PART III: STORIES
5 The "Vast Mahmout" and the Birth
of the American Nation

6 The Mammoth and the "Revolutions
of the Surface of the Globe"

7 The Mammoth in Victorian Times

8 Of Mammoths and Men

9 The Mammoth in the Trees

10 From Africa to Alaska: The Travels
of the Mammoth

11 Cloning the Mammoth? Elephants,
Computers, and Molecules

12 Life and Death of Mammoths:
Scenarios for an Extinction

Conclusion: The Future of
Paleontology

Notes

Bibliography

Index


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mammoths