Book ID: CBB000502123

Industrializing Organisms: Introducing Evolutionary History (2004)


Scranton, Philip (Author)
Schrepfer, Susan R. (Author)


Publication Date: 2004
Physical Details: ix + 275 pp.; ill.; bib.; index
Language: English

Description On the way that humans use artificial selection to reshape organisms for their own needs: from warhorses to featherless chickens.

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Review Ritvo, Harriet (2005) Review of "Industrializing Organisms: Introducing Evolutionary History". Environmental History (p. 546). unapi

Review Marcus, Alan I. (2005) Review of "Industrializing Organisms: Introducing Evolutionary History". Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences (p. 380). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Tudge, Colin
Winther, Rasmus Grønfeldt
Mitchell, Robert Cameron
Thurtle, Phillip
Radick, Gregory
Setoguchi, Akihisa
Journal of the History of Biology
East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal
Archives of Natural History
Science as Culture
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Hill & Wang
University of Nebraska Press
University of California Press
Human-animal relationships
Animal genetics
Nature and its relationship to culture; human-nature relationships
Darwin, Charles Robert
Mendel, Gregor Johann
Garner, Richard Lynch
Gurney, Edmund
Spencer, Herbert
Mayr, Ernst
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
21st century
18th century
20th century, late
Early modern
Great Britain
United States
North America
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian National Zoological Park (Smithsonian National Zoo)

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