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Asa Gray : American Botanist, Friend of Darwin - A.Hunter Dupree

Asa Gray

American Botanist, Friend of Darwin

Paperback Published: 1st October 1988
ISBN: 9780801837418
Number Of Pages: 536
For Ages: 22+ years old

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The leading American botanist of the nineteenth century, Asa Gray helped organize the main generalizations of the science of plant geography. The manual of botany that carries his name is still in use today. Friend and confidant of Charles Darwin, Gray became the most persistent and effective American protagonist of Darwin's views. Yet at the same time, he believed that religion and Darwin's theory of natural selection could coexist. A. Hunter Dupree's authoritative biography offers the first full-length interpretation of one of America's most important men of science.

Dupree's treatment transcends Gray as an individual and depicts, in fascinating detail, the alarms and excursions of 19th-century biology... This biography of Asa Gray is definitive. * Science, reviewing the first edition *

ISBN: 9780801837418
ISBN-10: 0801837413
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 536
Published: 1st October 1988
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.71