Book ID: CBB001551937

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


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
Manzini, Paola
Hufnagel, Henning
Jäger, Frank
Wanlin, Nicolas
Wülfingen, Bettina Bock v.
Weismann, August
Journal of the History of Biology
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Biological Theory
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg
L'Erma di Bretschneider
Developmental biology
Weismann, August
Corti, Bonaventura
Morgan, Thomas Hunt
Haeckel, Ernst
Lodewijk Bolk
Wilson, Edmund Beecher
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
18th century
20th century, late
United States

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