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short history of biology

Charles Joseph Singer

short history of biology

a general introduction to the study of living things

by Charles Joseph Singer

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Singer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH305 .S58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 572 p.
    Number of Pages572
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6758812M
    LC Control Number31014507
    OCLC/WorldCa1197036

      The book’s surface is brilliantly clear, witty and erudite but its underlying message is dark. History, for Harari, is largely made up of accidents; and his real theme is the price that the. The birth of biology: 5th - 4th century BC The Greek philosophers, voracious in their curiosity, look with interest at the range of living creatures, from the humblest plant to man himself. A Greek name is coined by a German naturalist in the early 19th century for this study of all physical aspects of natural life - biology, from bios (life.

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