Huxley at Work (Innbundet)

With the Scientific Correspondence of T. H. Huxley and the Rev. Dr George Gordon of Birnie, near Elgin

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1991
Antall sider: 168
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333510599
Kategori: Naturvitenskap
Omtale Huxley at Work
The previously unpublished correspondence of T.H.Huxley with Rev. George Gordon is an important new addition to the literature on Huxley and Victorian science. The correspondence is self-contained and wholely scientific, concerning the unexpected discovery of reptilian fossils and footprints near Elgin, and relates to a most important aspect of Huxley's career: defining the relationship between geology and palaentology. The letters are complemented by an incisive analysis of Huxley's work as a palaentologist and the development of his views on evolution.

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