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Jordan's ark : one man's quest to catalog the living world

Author: Kristin Johnson
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The broader social context in which scientists work is just as important to the project of naming, describing, classifying, and, ultimately, explaining life.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Kristin, 1973-
Jordan's ark.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011048239
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Johnson
ISBN: 9781421406503 1421406500
OCLC Number: 830023844
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages)
Responsibility: Kristin Johnson.

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For those with an interest in the history of natural history. -- Ian Paulsen, GrrlScientist * Guardian * A very readable account of the long-lived naturalist/entomologist Karl Jordan (1861-1959). * Read more...

 
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