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. Before the Origin

John G. T. Anderson

in Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273764
eISBN:
9780520954458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

In which we examine the origins of Darwinian biology through an examination of both the background of late eighteenth-century science and the scientists and inventors who populated the period. These ... More


Organism Center Stage

Frank N. Egerton

in Roots of Ecology: Antiquity to Haeckel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271746
eISBN:
9780520953635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271746.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Botany and zoology became more specialized during the 1700s. Hales introduced sophisticated experimentation into plant physiology in early 1700s, but further progress had to wait until chemists ... More


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