Genetic Prehistory in Selective Breeding
A Prelude to Mendel
Roger J. Wood and Vítezslav Orel
Reviews and Awards
"[A] brand new picture of information about heredity before Mendel, not only for geneticists and breeders of animals or plants but also for philosophers and historians of science. ... Veterinarians can learn a lot from it ..."--Veterina%rstvi
"Wood and Orel tell an important story about European sheep breeding. ... This book demonstrates that Alstr^"omer, Bakewell, and Geisslern deserve our attention in their own right, and not merely as 'preludes' and 'prehistory.'"--Journal of the History of Biology
"This is a really useful and interesting book, well worth ordering for a college library" -- "The Quarterly Review of Biology"