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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Popular works
Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J B S Haldane; Krishna R Dronamraju
ISBN: 9780199237708 0199237700
OCLC Number: 261924731
Description: xxxv, 231 pages ; 23 cm
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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