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The Darwin Archipelago: The Naturalist's Career Beyond Origin of Species

Steve Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 247 pages
Charles Darwin is of course best known for The Voyage of the Beagle and The Origin of Species. But he produced many other books over his long career, exploring specific aspects ...
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G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology

Nancy G. Slack - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 476 pages
Stephen J. Gould declared G. Evelyn Hutchinson the most important ecologist of the twentieth century. E. O. Wilson pronounced him ";one of the few scientists who could ...
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Shaping Ecology: The Life of Arthur Tansley

Peter G. Ayres - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 213 pages
Sir Arthur Tansley was the leading figure in ecology for the first half of the 20th century, founding the field, and forming its first professional societies. He was the first ...
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Charles Darwin: Destroyer of Myths

Andrew Norman - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 336 pages
Charles Darwin did not deliberately set out to be the “destroyer of mythical beliefs,” some of which, in his early days as a young Christian, he had previously espoused. He was ...
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Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man

Dale Peterson - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 752 pages
This essential biography of one of the most influential women of the past century shows how truly remarkable Jane Goodall’s accomplishments have been. Goodall was a secretarial ...
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This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon

Nancy Plain - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2015 - 136 pages
Birds were “the objects of my greatest delight,” wrote John James Audubon (1785–1851), founder of modern ornithology and one of the world’s greatest bird painters. His ...
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Splendid Seniors: Great Lives, Great Deeds

Jack Adler - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 224 pages
"Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young." So said W. Somerset Maugham, one of the 52 people whose ...
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Louis Agassiz - His Life and Correspondence

Elizabeth Cary Agassiz - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 672 pages
Louis Agassiz was one of the fathers of Earth sciences in his lifetime, his second wife collected the correspondence he shared with some of the foremost thinkers of his day ...
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