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Darwin"s Audubon science and the liberal imagination by Gerald Weissmann

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Published by Plenum Trade in New York .
Written in English


  • Science -- Miscellanea

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-323) and index.

Statementnew and selected essays by Gerald Weissmann.
LC ClassificationsQ173 .W44 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 337 p. :
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL367923M
ISBN 100306459817
LC Control Number98028473

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