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John Bachman : selected writings on science, race, and religion

Author: John Bachman; Gene Waddell
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Series: Publications of the Southern Texts Society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Bachman (1790 1874) was an internationally renowned naturalist and a prominent Lutheran minister. This is the first collection of his writings, containing selections from his three major books,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Named Person: John Bachman; John Bachman; John Bachman
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bachman; Gene Waddell
ISBN: 9780820338187 0820338184
OCLC Number: 687680023
Description: viii, 380 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: John Bachman's works and life --
Funeral discourse of the Rev. John G. Schwartz --
Address delivered before the Horticultural Society of Charleston --
Experiments made on the habits of the vultures --
Migration of North American birds --
Species of squirrel inhabiting North America --
Changes of colour in birds and quadrupeds --
Benefits of an agricultural survey --
American beaver : a chapter from Audubon and Bachman's Quadrupeds --
Generation of the opossum --
Unity of the human race --
Defense of Luther and the Reformation --
Address on education --
Vindication --
Selected letters, 1831-1871.
Series Title: Publications of the Southern Texts Society.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Gene Waddell.

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Waddell . . . has skillfully compiled portions of Bachman s writings on the title s three topics (the bulk of the text includes his work in natural history) along with some of his personal Read more...

 
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