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The Resource A history of the life sciences, Lois N. Magner

A history of the life sciences, Lois N. Magner

Label
A history of the life sciences
Title
A history of the life sciences
Statement of responsibility
Lois N. Magner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This fully revised, reorganized, and up-to-date Second Edition of an incomparable work offers a concise, broadly based survey of the panoramic sweep of the life sciences - from the speculations and observations of the ancient Greeks to the latest advances in molecular biology. Providing clear, easy-to-understand discussions of the major themes and significant individuals in the field, A History of the Life Sciences, Second Edition incorporates the most current scientific concepts and historical scholarship ... places the modern experience within the framework of historical issues ... presents the history of biology as an important part of intellectual and social history ... supplies a nontechnical, jargon-free presentation, making it comprehensible to historians and scientists alike ... furnishes lists of suggested readings that encourage deeper study of particular subjects ... gives useful, accessible references to recent literature in science, medicine, and history, permitting more in-depth explorations of specific topics ... contains striking illustrations that clarify and highlight essential concepts ... and much more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Magner, Lois N.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life sciences
  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Physiology
Label
A history of the life sciences, Lois N. Magner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of the life sciences -- Greek legacy -- Renaissance and the scientific revolution -- Foundations of modern science: institutions and instruments -- Problems in generation: organisms, embryos and cells -- Physiology -- Microbiology, virology and immunology -- Evolution -- Genetics -- Molecular biology
Control code
29027547
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 496 pages
Isbn
9780824789428
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
93034946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1565315
Label
A history of the life sciences, Lois N. Magner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of the life sciences -- Greek legacy -- Renaissance and the scientific revolution -- Foundations of modern science: institutions and instruments -- Problems in generation: organisms, embryos and cells -- Physiology -- Microbiology, virology and immunology -- Evolution -- Genetics -- Molecular biology
Control code
29027547
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 496 pages
Isbn
9780824789428
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
93034946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1565315

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