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Remarkable Biologists

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Remarkable Biologists by Ioan James
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Following on from the success of his two previous books, Remarkable Mathematicians and Remarkable Physicists, Ioan James now profiles 38 remarkable biologists from the last 400 years. The emphasis is on their varied life-stories, not on the details of their achievements, but when read in sequence their biographies, which are organised chronologically, convey in human terms something of the way in which biology has developed over the years. Scientific and biological detail is kept to a minimum, inviting any reader interested in biology to follow this easy path through the subject's modern development.

Author Biography

Ioan James is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and has had a distinguished career as a research mathematician. In recent years he has become interested in the history and development of scientific disciplines and the scientists involved. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1968.
Release date Australia
May 28th, 2009
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
38 Halftones, unspecified
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
196
Dimensions
152x228x10
ISBN-13
9780521699181
Product ID
3037078

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