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Richard Owen: Victorian Naturalist
Richard Owen (1804-92) was, after Darwin, the leading naturalist of nineteenth-century Britain. A distinguished anatomist and paleontologist, he was influential in Victorian scientific reform and in the debate over natural selection. Leader of the nineteenth-century museum movement, he founded London's monumental Natural History Museum, wrote and published copiously, and w ...more
Hardcover, 480 pages
Published April 27th 1994 by Yale University Press
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