The Boldest Hoax

The Boldest Hoax

The Story of Piltdown Man

DVD - 2005
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Documentary exploring the most notorious scientific frauds in history: the Piltdown Man. A fossil skull unearthed in Piltdown, England, in 1912 was hailed as the missing link between apes and humans. Forty years later, the skull was proven to be a fraud. So who perpetrated the hoax? Amateur archaeologist Charles Dawson, who dug up the bones? Respected curator of Britain's Natural History Museum, Sir Arthur Smith Woodward? Or even Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who lived near Piltdown?
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Video, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9781593752897
159375289X
Branch Call Number: 569.9 BOL
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Nova (Television program)

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