The Selborne Pioneer: Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist, a Re-Examination Ted Dadswell

ISBN: 9780900001567

Published: December 30th 2007

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276 pages


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The Selborne Pioneer: Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist, a Re-Examination  by  Ted Dadswell

The Selborne Pioneer: Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist, a Re-Examination by Ted Dadswell
December 30th 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 276 pages | ISBN: 9780900001567 | 7.55 Mb

The novel ideas and significant scientific contributions of the 18th-century naturalist Gilbert White are examined in this fascinating study. Through his impartial observation of flora and fauna, White became a forerunner of evolutionary theory andMoreThe novel ideas and significant scientific contributions of the 18th-century naturalist Gilbert White are examined in this fascinating study.

Through his impartial observation of flora and fauna, White became a forerunner of evolutionary theory and was among the first to challenge the widespread belief in divine creation. Whites life and times and the impact these had upon his scientific ideals are depicted in vivid detail. Naturalists and historians alike will appreciate the groundbreaking work and life of the man from Selborne.



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