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Richard Owen: Victorian Naturalist
Richard Owen (1804-92) was, after Darwin, the most important figure in Victorian natural history. He was, for most of the six decades of his career, Britain's foremost comparative anatomist and vertebrate palaeontologist. Leader of the nineteenth-century museum movement, he founded London's monumental Natural History Museum, wrote and published copiously and won every prof ...more
Hardcover, 480 pages
Published April 27th 1994 by Yale University Press
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