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Eternal quest : the story of the great naturalists / by Alexander B. Adams.

Author/creator Adams, Alexander B.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Putnam, 1969.
Description509 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents In the beginning -- Some inquiring men -- Order replaces chaos, Carl Linnaeus -- A broader view, Georges Louis Buffon -- A glimpse of the truth, Jean Lamarck -- Reconstructing of the past, Georges Cuvier -- The collectors, Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon -- A noble privilege, Alexander von Humboldt -- Reading the earth's story, Charles Lyell -- The teacher from Switzerland, Louis Agassiz -- The great discovery, Charles Darwin -- A coincidental discovery, Alfred Wallace -- Champions of the cause, Charles Darwin, Alfred Wallace, and Thomas Huxley -- Science in a monastery, Gregor Mendel -- Today and tomorrow.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 449-458) and index.
Acquisitions source Laupus- Karel B. Absolon History of Medicine Library
LCCN 68025427

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Laupus History Collection Books - Does not circulate QH 26 A211E 1969 ✔ Available

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