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Gregor Mendel : the first geneticist

Author: Vítĕzslav Orel
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Based on documents and publications relating to the life and research of Gregor Mendel, the discoverer of the fundamental laws of heredity and the father of modern genetics, this study examines the life of Mendel as scientist, as abbot, and as a man. A new picture of Mendel is presented, incorporating not only the circumstances under which his discoveries were made, but also the attitudes towards these new ideas,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orel, Vítĕzslav.
Gregor Mendel.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)604420418
Online version:
Orel, Vítĕzslav.
Gregor Mendel.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)607758007
Named Person: Gregor Mendel; Gregor Mendel; Gregor Johann Mendel; Gregor Mendel; Gregor Mendel; Gregor Mendel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vítĕzslav Orel
ISBN: 0198547749 9780198547747
OCLC Number: 30781002
Description: xii, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An enigmatic discoverer --
2. Heredity before Mendel --
3. The early years --
4. The making of a scientist --
5. The researcher --
6. The abbot --
7. The man --
8. Acceptance of the theory --
9. Mendel remembered --
10. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Vítĕzslav Orel ; translated by Stephen Finn.
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Based on documents and publications relating to the life and research of Gregor Mendel, the discoverer of the fundamental laws of heredity and the father of modern genetics, this study examines the life of Mendel as scientist, as abbot, and as a man. A new picture of Mendel is presented, incorporating not only the circumstances under which his discoveries were made, but also the attitudes towards these new ideas, both among his contemporaries and in the years following his great achievement.

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