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Louis Agassiz: A Life in Science by Lurie, Prof Edward 080183743X 9780801837432
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Louis Agassiz: A Life in Science by Lurie, Prof Edward

A giant of nineteenth-century natural history study, Louis Agassiz made major contributions to modern knowledge of geology, paleontology, and zoology. Agassizs fame in America was largely as a popularizer of natural history and teacher of advanced students. Founding the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard was his lasting teaching and research achievement, and the Smithsonian Institution and National Academy of Sciences benefited from his impulse to professionalize science. A life-long opponent of the theory of evolution. Agassiz affirmed the magnificence of Gods plan to all who would study nature, not books.

Author: Lurie, Prof Edward

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 500

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press

Publication Date: 1988-10-01

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