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Henslow John Stevens Books

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A Dictionary of Botanical Terms

A Dictionary of Botanical Terms

Henslow John Stevens 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana Cambridge Univ Pr (Paperback), 2009

John Stevens Henslow (1796-1861) was a botanist and geologist. As teacher, mentor and friend to Charles Darwin, it was his introduction that secured for Darwin the post of naturalist on the voyage of the Beagle. While Professor of Botany, Henslow established the Cambridge University Botanic Garden as a resource for...

€ 23,50
The Principles of Descriptive and Physiological Botany

The Principles of Descriptive and Physiological Botany

Henslow John Stevens 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana (Paperback), 2010

Henslow's importance as Darwin's mentor is well established. He recommended Darwin for the post of naturalist on the Beagle and also encouraged him to read Lyell's pivotal geology text (also reissued in this series). While professor of botany at Cambridge, Henslow nurtured independent inquiry and acute observation...

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The Teaching of Science in Cambridge

The Teaching of Science in Cambridge

Henslow John Stevens  Sedgwick Adam  Darwin Charles 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana (Paperback), 2009

This volume contains five pamphlets which illustrate the world in which Charles Darwin moved in Cambridge, and the slow development of life and earth sciences as subjects of academic study. (Darwin himself was officially following a course of study which would fit him to become an Anglican parson). The first pamphlet...

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