Book ID: CBB000049994

The American development of biology (1988)

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Rainger, Ronald (Editor)
Benson, Keith Rodney (Editor)
Maienschein, Jane A. (Editor)


University of Pennsylvania Press


Publication Date: 1988
Physical Details: xii + 380 pp.; notes; bibl.; index

Description Contents: Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory: Museums on campus: A tradition of inquiry and teaching. Benson, Keith R.: From museum research to laboratory research: The transformation of natural history into academic biology. Appel, Toby A.: Organizing biology: The American Society of Naturalists and its “affiliated societies”, 1883-1923. Pauly, Philip J.: Summer resort and scientific discipline: Woods Hole and the structure of American biology, 1882-1925. Maienschein, Jane: Whitman at Chicago: Establishing a Chicago style of biology? Burkhardt, Richard W., Jr.: Charles Otis Whitman, Wallace Craig, and the biological study of animal behavior in the United States, 1898-1925. Rainger, Ronald: Vertebrate paleontology as biology: Henry Fairfield Osborn and the American Museum of Natural History. Hagen, Joel B.: Organism and environment: Frederic Clement's vision of a unified physiological ecology. Paul, Diane B., Kimmelman, Barbara A.: Mendel in America: Theory and practice, 1900-1919. Gilbert, Scott F.: Cellular politics: Ernest Everett Just, Richard B. Goldschmidt, and the attempt to reconcile embryology and genetics.


Reviewed By

Review Porter, C.M. (1991) Review of "The American development of biology". Archives of Natural History (p. 270). unapi

Review Reingold, N. (1990) Review of "The American development of biology". Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy (pp. 542-45). unapi

Review Key, L.E. (1991) Review of "The American development of biology". Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (pp. 384-87). unapi

Review Olby, R. (1991) Review of "The American development of biology". Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology (pp. 202-3). unapi

Review Horder, T.J. (1991) Review of "The American development of biology". History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (pp. 269-76). unapi

Review Kevles, D.J. (1988) Review of "The American development of biology". Science (pp. 1314-15). unapi

Review Kingsland, S. (1989) Review of "The American development of biology". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (pp. 164-65). unapi

Review Bynum, W.F. (1989) Review of "The American development of biology". Nature (pp. 697-98). unapi

Review Cittadino, E. (1989) Review of "The American development of biology". Bulletin of the History of Medicine (pp. 308-9). unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Appel, Toby A. (1988) Organizing biology: The American Society of Naturalists and its “affiliated societies”, 1883-1923. In: The American development of biology (p. 87). unapi

Chapter Maienschein, Jane (1988) Whitman at Chicago: Establishing a Chicago style of biology?. In: The American development of biology (p. 151). unapi

Chapter Burkhardt, Richard W., Jr. (1988) Charles Otis Whitman, Wallace Craig, and the biological study of animal behavior in the United States, 1898-1925. In: The American development of biology (p. 185). unapi

Chapter Rainger, Ronald (1988) Vertebrate paleontology as biology: Henry Fairfield Osborn and the American Museum of Natural History. In: The American development of biology (p. 219). unapi

Chapter Hagen, Joel B. (1988) Organism and environment: Frederic Clements's vision of a unified physiological ecology. In: The American development of biology (p. 257). unapi

Chapter Pauly, Philip J. (1988) Summer resort and scientific discipline: Woods Hole and the structure of American biology, 1882-1925. In: The American development of biology (p. 121). unapi

Chapter Paul, Diane B.; Kimmelman, Barbara A. (1988) Mendel in America: Theory and practice, 1900-1919. In: The American development of biology (p. 281). unapi

Chapter Gilbert, Scott F. (1988) Cellular politics: Ernest Everett Just, Richard B. Goldschmidt, and the attempt to reconcile embryology and genetics. In: The American development of biology (p. 311). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Henry, Marc
Bellés, Xavier
Helgeson, Casey
W. Barrar
Demarest, Boris
Tipton, Jason A.
Journals
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Biology and Philosophy
Substantia: An International Journal of the History of Chemistry
Mefisto: Rivista di medicina, filosofia, storia
Zygon
Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand
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University of Arizona Press
Rutgers University Press
Los Libros de la Catarata
Harry N. Abrams
Fischer
Concepts
Biology
Philosophy of biology
Science and politics
Metaphors; analogies
Life sciences
Punnett square
People
Lapparent, Albert Félix de
Unger, Franz Joseph Andreas Nicolaus
Wolff, Caspar Friedrich
Wolff, Christian von
Wolpert, Lewis
Spallanzani, Lazzaro
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20th century
19th century
21st century
20th century, late
18th century
Ancient
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North America
New Zealand
Italy
Greece
Austria
Sahara
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Human Genome Project
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