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The great naturalists, edited by Robert Huxley

Label
The great naturalists
Title
The great naturalists
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Huxley
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the story of natural history as reflected by the lives, observations, and discoveries of some of the world's leading naturalists, including Alexander von Humboldt, Charles Darwin, and Aristotle
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
508.0922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH26
LC item number
.G73 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Huxley, Robert
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  • Naturalists
  • Natural history
Label
The great naturalists, edited by Robert Huxley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-300) and index
Contents
  • David Sutton
  • Pliny the Elder : collector of knowledge
  • David Sutton
  • [pt. 2]. The
  • Renaissance
  • Leonhart Fuchs : the value of illustrations
  • Brian W. Ogilvie
  • Ulisse Aldrovandi : observation at first hand
  • Giuseppe Olmi
  • Andrea Cesalpino : physician, philosopher and botanist
  • Unity in diversity -- [pt. 1]. The
  • Robert Huxley &
  • Christopher J. Humphries
  • Pierre Belon : pioneer of comparative anatomy
  • Alan Cutler
  • Konrad Gessner : the beginnings of modern zoology
  • Sachiko Kusukawa --
  • ancients
  • Aristotle : the first philosopher-naturalist
  • Julia Brtittain
  • Theophrastus : the father of botany
  • Christopher J. Humphries &
  • David Sutton
  • Pedanios Dioscorides : recording the medicinal use of plants
  • Antony van Leeuwenhoek : the discoverer of bacteria
  • Brian J. Ford
  • Sir Hans Sloane : the great collector
  • Robert Huxley
  • Maria Sibylla Merian : the metamorphosis of insects
  • H. Walter Lack
  • Mark Catesby : colonial naturalist and artist
  • Steve Cafferty
  • Carl Linnaeus : the man who brought order to nature
  • Christopher J. Humphries
  • [pt. 3]. The
  • &
  • Robert Huxley
  • Comte de Buffon : a grand theorist
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Georg Steller : the discovery of Alaska
  • Robert Press
  • Michel Adanson : a universal method of classification
  • Denis Lamy
  • Erasmus Darwin : evolutionary beginnings
  • Robert Press
  • enlightenment
  • William Bartram : scientific recorder and artist
  • Judith Magee
  • Joseph Banks : voyager and patron of natural history
  • Tania Durt
  • Johann Christian Fabricius : classifier of insect diversity
  • R.I. Vane-Wright
  • James Hutton : discoverer of geological time
  • Jill Cook
  • Jean-Baptiste Lamarck : the inheritance of acquired characteristics
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Nicolaus Steno : unlocking the earth's geological past
  • Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu : a new method of plant classification
  • Denis Lamy
  • Georges Cuvier : extinction and the animal kingdom
  • Philippe Taquet --
  • Alan Cutler
  • John Ray : the English Aristotle
  • Robert Huxley
  • Robert Hooke : natural history through the microscope
  • Brian J. Ford
  • William Buckland : first to describe a dinosaur
  • Jill Cook
  • Charles Lyell : advocate of modern geology
  • Jill Cook
  • Mary Anning : fossil hunter
  • Crispin Tickell
  • Richard Owen : champion of comparative anatomy
  • David Williams
  • Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz : examination, observation, comparison
  • David Williams
  • [pt. 4]. The
  • Charles Darwin : the complete naturalist
  • Keith Thomson
  • Alfred Russel Wallace : the problem of the origin of species
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Asa Gray : the plants of the American Southwest
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Contributors
  • Further reading
  • Sources of illustrations
  • Index
  • 19th century
  • William Smith : the father of English geology
  • John L. Morton
  • Alexander von Humboldt : a vision of the unity of nature
  • Judith Magee
  • John James Audubon : artist, naturalist and adventurer
  • Roberta J.M. Olson
Control code
ocn154707175
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780500251393
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2006940563
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)154707175
Label
The great naturalists, edited by Robert Huxley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-300) and index
Contents
  • David Sutton
  • Pliny the Elder : collector of knowledge
  • David Sutton
  • [pt. 2]. The
  • Renaissance
  • Leonhart Fuchs : the value of illustrations
  • Brian W. Ogilvie
  • Ulisse Aldrovandi : observation at first hand
  • Giuseppe Olmi
  • Andrea Cesalpino : physician, philosopher and botanist
  • Unity in diversity -- [pt. 1]. The
  • Robert Huxley &
  • Christopher J. Humphries
  • Pierre Belon : pioneer of comparative anatomy
  • Alan Cutler
  • Konrad Gessner : the beginnings of modern zoology
  • Sachiko Kusukawa --
  • ancients
  • Aristotle : the first philosopher-naturalist
  • Julia Brtittain
  • Theophrastus : the father of botany
  • Christopher J. Humphries &
  • David Sutton
  • Pedanios Dioscorides : recording the medicinal use of plants
  • Antony van Leeuwenhoek : the discoverer of bacteria
  • Brian J. Ford
  • Sir Hans Sloane : the great collector
  • Robert Huxley
  • Maria Sibylla Merian : the metamorphosis of insects
  • H. Walter Lack
  • Mark Catesby : colonial naturalist and artist
  • Steve Cafferty
  • Carl Linnaeus : the man who brought order to nature
  • Christopher J. Humphries
  • [pt. 3]. The
  • &
  • Robert Huxley
  • Comte de Buffon : a grand theorist
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Georg Steller : the discovery of Alaska
  • Robert Press
  • Michel Adanson : a universal method of classification
  • Denis Lamy
  • Erasmus Darwin : evolutionary beginnings
  • Robert Press
  • enlightenment
  • William Bartram : scientific recorder and artist
  • Judith Magee
  • Joseph Banks : voyager and patron of natural history
  • Tania Durt
  • Johann Christian Fabricius : classifier of insect diversity
  • R.I. Vane-Wright
  • James Hutton : discoverer of geological time
  • Jill Cook
  • Jean-Baptiste Lamarck : the inheritance of acquired characteristics
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Nicolaus Steno : unlocking the earth's geological past
  • Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu : a new method of plant classification
  • Denis Lamy
  • Georges Cuvier : extinction and the animal kingdom
  • Philippe Taquet --
  • Alan Cutler
  • John Ray : the English Aristotle
  • Robert Huxley
  • Robert Hooke : natural history through the microscope
  • Brian J. Ford
  • William Buckland : first to describe a dinosaur
  • Jill Cook
  • Charles Lyell : advocate of modern geology
  • Jill Cook
  • Mary Anning : fossil hunter
  • Crispin Tickell
  • Richard Owen : champion of comparative anatomy
  • David Williams
  • Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz : examination, observation, comparison
  • David Williams
  • [pt. 4]. The
  • Charles Darwin : the complete naturalist
  • Keith Thomson
  • Alfred Russel Wallace : the problem of the origin of species
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Asa Gray : the plants of the American Southwest
  • Sandra Knapp
  • Contributors
  • Further reading
  • Sources of illustrations
  • Index
  • 19th century
  • William Smith : the father of English geology
  • John L. Morton
  • Alexander von Humboldt : a vision of the unity of nature
  • Judith Magee
  • John James Audubon : artist, naturalist and adventurer
  • Roberta J.M. Olson
Control code
ocn154707175
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780500251393
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2006940563
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)154707175

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