Remarkable Biologists: From Ray to Hamilton

Remarkable Biologists: From Ray to Hamilton

by Ioan James
     
 

Profiles 38 eminent biologists from the last 400 years, focusing on their varied life-stories rather than their achievements.See more details below

Overview

Profiles 38 eminent biologists from the last 400 years, focusing on their varied life-stories rather than their achievements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521699181
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. John Ray 1627–1705, Maria Sibylla Merian 1647–1717, Sir Hans Sloane 1660–1753, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek 1632–1723; 2. René-Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur 1683–1757, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon 1707–1788, Carolus Linnaeus 1707–1778, John Hunter 1728–1793; 3. Sir Joseph Banks 1743–1820, Jean Baptiste Lamarck 1744–1829, Georges Cuvier 1769–1832, Alexander von Humboldt 1769–1859; 4. Robert Brown 1773–1858, John James Audubon 1785–1851, Sir William Hooker 1785–1865, Geoffroy de Saint-Hilaire 1799–1853; 5. John Gould 1804–1880, Sir Richard Owen 1804–1892, Louis Agassiz 1807–1873, Charles Darwin 1809–1882; 6. Asa Gray 1810–1888, Sir Joseph Hooker 1817–1911, Richard Spruce 1817–1893, Sir Francis Galton 1822–1911; 7. Gregor Mendel 1822–1884, Thomas Henry Huxley 1825–1895, Beatrix Potter 1866–1943; 8. Sir Ronald Fisher 1890–1962, John Burdon Sanderson Haldane 1892–1964, Alfred Kinsey 1894–1956, Dame Honor Fell 1900–1952, Emperor Hirohito of Japan 1901–1989; 9. Barbara McClintock 1902–1992, Nikolaas Tinbergen 1907–1988, Rachel Carson 1907–1964, Francis Crick 1916–2005, William Hamilton 1936–2000.

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