Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 February 2017

384 Pages | 24


ISBN: 9780199333929

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Popularizing Science

The Life and Work of JBS Haldane

Krishna Dronamraju

  • Written based on eye-witness accounts by Haldane's last graduate student
  • Details the life of Haldane as a contradictory renaissance scholar: classicist and scientist, socialist and class elitist, bombing officer and pacifist
  • Biography follows the romp of Haldane's turbulent life, including the dismissal and reinstatement at Cambridge, and ultimate relocation to India
  • Explains his role in the advancement of the popular appeal of science through his writing
  • Illustrated with personal photos of Haldane otherwise unavailable
  • Of interest to individuals intrigued with science and biography, especially those engaged with life science and medical studies

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