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Foster, M. (Michael) Sir 1836-1907

Overview
Works: 152 works in 569 publications in 6 languages and 4,245 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Textbooks  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QP34, 612
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A text-book of physiology by M Foster( Book )
148 editions published between 1877 and 1919 in 4 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on the history of physiology during the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by M Foster( Book )
26 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physiology / Geschichte
The elements of embryology by M Foster( Book )
30 editions published between 1874 and 1902 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scientific memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley( Book )
9 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Claude Bernard by M Foster( Book )
11 editions published in 1899 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Course of elementary practical physiology by M Foster( Book )
32 editions published between 1876 and 1899 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physiology by M Foster( Book )
48 editions published between 1874 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of Francis Maitland Balfour by Francis M Balfour( Book )
11 editions published between 1885 and 1977 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physiology for beginners by M Foster( Book )
26 editions published between 1894 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbook for the physiological laboratory by E Klein( Book )
8 editions published between 1873 and 1884 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bulbous irises by M Foster( Book )
4 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the photochemistry of the retina and on visual purple by W Kühne( Book )
3 editions published in 1878 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second interim report of the Royal Commission appointed to inquire into the relations of human and animal tuberculosis ... Presented to both houses of Parliament by Great Britain( Book )
5 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lessons in elementary physiology by Thomas Henry Huxley( Book )
5 editions published between 1900 and 1915 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In approaching the revision of 'Huxley's Physiology,' my feelings have been similar to those of an architect to whom is entrusted the restoration of a historic building designed by a master hand. Written by Huxley, the book was revised, and in fact almost rewritten, by Foster. The former was as great a writer as any scientist of his time, the latter may almost be said to have created English Physiology. To 'restore' the work of these men from the dilapidations made by two decades of scientific progress is the task now entrusted to me. The sense of responsibility with which I approach it is, if possible, heightened by the affection which I have for the memory of Foster, who was my master. I have faithfully left untouched any portion of the fabric in which there was not an actual flaw; but where the structure needed repair, it seemed to me due not only to the readers of the book but to the memory of the author, that the repair should be thorough, substantial, and simple. Such have been the principles on which I have tried to carry out my work"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved)
Cours élémentaire et pratique, physiologie générale by M Foster( Book )
3 editions published in 1886 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elementary physiology by M Foster( Book )
5 editions published between 1894 and 1905 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grundzüge der Entwicklungsgeschichte der Thiere by M Foster( Book )
1 edition published in 1876 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physiologie by M Foster( Book )
5 editions published between 1882 and 1898 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nociones de fisiología by M Foster( Book )
9 editions published between 1900 and 1923 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Entwurf einer Psychologie der Licht- und Farbenempfindung by August Classen( Book )
1 edition published in 1878 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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Foster, M.
Foster, M. 1836-1907 Sir
Foster, M. (Michael), Sir, 1836-1907
Foster, Maikl.
Foster, Maĭkl 1836-1907 Sir
Foster, Maĭkl, Sir, 1836-1907
Foster, Michael 1836-1907 Sir
Foster, Michael, Sir, 1836-1907
Languages
English (380)
German (11)
French (8)
Spanish (7)
Hebrew (3)
Russian (2)