Emergence of Natural History

Series Editors: Aaron M. Bauer (Villanova University, PA, USA), Kay Etheridge (Gettysburg College, PA, USA), Dominik Hünniger (University of Göttingen, DE), Andreas Weber, (University of Twente, NL)

Edited by Arthur MacGregor, University of Oxford

Through the personal narratives those who have struggled over the past five centuries and more to comprehend and to document the natural world, the progress of natural history from speculative pursuit to systematic science is here explored, contextualized and illustrated.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323834
Expected: 
April 2018
€270,00
$324.00

Edited by Tim Birkhead, University of Sheffield

Francis Willughby transformed the study of natural history in the mid-1600s. Using previously unexplored archives and new discoveries we show that Willughby was a polymath, a true virtuoso, who made original contributions to many different fields of endeavor.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285316
E-ISBN: 
9789004285323
Publication date: 
May 2016
€150,00
$194.00