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Asa Gray : American botanist, friend of Darwin

Author: A Hunter Dupree
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988, ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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This authoritative biography of 19th-century botanist Asa Gray offers the first full-length interpretation of one of one of America's most important men of science.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Asa Gray; Asa Gray; Asa Gray; Asa Gray
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Hunter Dupree
ISBN: 0801837413 9780801837418
OCLC Number: 18014497
Notes: Reprint with additional preface. Originally published: Asa Gray, 1810-1888. Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1959.
Description: xxii, 503 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Asa Gray, 1810-1888
Responsibility: A. Hunter Dupree.

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Dupree's treatment transcends Gray as an individual and depicts, in fascinating detail, the alarms and excursions of 19th-century biology... This biography of Asa Gray is definitive. * Science, Read more...

 
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