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What I require from life : writings on science and life from J.B.S. Haldane

Author: J B S Haldane; Krishna R Dronamraju
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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A compilation of the popular scientific essays of JBS Haldane, one of the scientific giants of the 20th century. Written in the later years of his life, these works reflect his masterful ability to communicate science, his deep commitment to socialism, and his witty, idealistic, and pugnacious character.
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Haldane, J.B.S. (John Burdon Sanderson), 1892-1964.
What I require from life.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008942578
(OCoLC)261924731
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J B S Haldane; Krishna R Dronamraju
ISBN: 9780191567476 0191567477
OCLC Number: 812916949
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 231 pages)
Contents: An Autobiography in Brief / J.B.S. Haldane xxix --
Part I Essays from the Marxist period (1937-50) --
Part II Essays from the Indian Period (1957-64).
Responsibility: edited by Krishna Dronamraju.
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