Discovering Dorothea: The Life of the Pioneering Fossil-Hunter Dorothea Bate

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Harper Perennial, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 390 pages
Dorothea Bate, paleontologist, geologist, archaeologist and ornithologist, established archeo-zoology as a serious scientific subject. This book presents the life of Dorothea, an intrepid woman adventurer and early scientific pioneer, through her personal letters and diaries.

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About the author (2006)

Karolyn Shindler read Modern History at St Hugh's College, Oxford. She worked in publishing and magazines before becoming a producer and editor at the BBC. There she worked on such programmes as Radio Four's The World Tonight and BBC2's Newsnight. She also worked as a political consultant to the BBC World Service. She lives in London with her partner, the broadcaster and journalist Henry Kelly, and their son, Alexander. She is a contributor to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

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