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£16.99

Hardback

Published: 23 July 2015

240 Pages

216x135mm

ISBN: 9780198705130


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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

How eighteenth-century science disrupted the natural order

Susannah Gibson

  • Captures an exciting period in the history of life sciences, when new discoveries sparked debates about life and its divisions
  • Shows how scientific debates fed into wider 18th C revolutionary views concerning God and the social order
  • Presents a fascinating glimpse of colourful characters in the history of science
  • Illustrates the difficulties in dividing up the living world, with resonances in modern biology
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