Finding Order in Nature: The Naturalist Tradition from Linnaeus to E. O. Wilson
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Finding Order in Nature: The Naturalist Tradition from Linnaeus to E. O. Wilson

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Since emerging as a discipline in the middle of the eighteenth century, natural history has been at the heart of the life sciences. It gave rise to the major organizing theory of life—evolution—and continues to be a vital science with impressive practical value. Central to advanced work in ecology, agriculture, medicine, and environmental science, natural history also attr...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published June 15th 2000 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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