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Francis Galton : pioneer of heredity and biometry

Author: M G Bulmer
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book offers readers a portrait of Galton as the "father of biometry," tracing the development of his ideas and his accomplishments, and placing them in their scientific context."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Francis Galton; Francis Galton; Francis Galton, Sir; Francis Galton; Francis Galton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M G Bulmer
ISBN: 0801874033 9780801874031
OCLC Number: 52001130
Notes: Chronology: p. [xiii]-xiv.
Description: xvii, 357 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A Victorian Life --
2. Hereditary Ability --
3. Eugenics --
4. The Mechanism of Heredity --
5. Four Evolutionary Problems --
6. The Charms of Statistics --
App. Regression Theory --
7. Statistical Theory of Heredity --
8. The Law of Ancestral Heredity --
App. The Regression on Mid-Ancestral Values --
9. Discontinuity in Evolution --
10. Biometry --
App. Multivariate Selection Theory.
Responsibility: Michael Bulmer.
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"This book offers readers a portrait of Galton as the "father of biometry," tracing the development of his ideas and his accomplishments, and placing them in their scientific context."--Jacket.

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