Book ID: CBB001551937

August Weismann: Development, Heredity, and Evolution (2015)

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Churchill, F. B. (Author)


Harvard University Press


Publication Date: 2015
Physical Details: xii + 700 pp.; bibl.; index
Language: English

In this deeply researched biography, Churchill explains the development of Weismann's pioneering work based on cytology and embryology and opens up an expanded history of biology from 1859 to 1914. August Weismann is sure to become the definitive account of an extraordinary life and career.

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Authors & Contributors
Weismann, August
Risler, Helmut
Churchill, Frederick B.
Schmitt, Stéphane
Harman, Oren Solomon
Galperin, Charles
Journals
Journal of the History of Biology
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Biological Theory
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Filosofia e História da Biologia
Publishers
Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg
Brepols
Olschki
L'Erma di Bretschneider
Concepts
Biology
Embryology
Cytology
Genetics
Developmental biology
Evolution
People
Weismann, August
Morgan, Thomas Hunt
Haeckel, Ernst
Darlington, Cyril Dean
Hadorn, Ernst
Dalcq, Albert
Places
Germany
United States
Spain
Moscow (Russia)
Europe
Italy
Times
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
20th century, late
18th century
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