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Cultures and institutions of natural history

Cultures and institutions of natural history

essays in the history and philosophy of science

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Published by California Academy of Sciences in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

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  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- History.,
    • Natural history museums -- History.,
    • Natural history -- Philosophy.,
    • Natural history -- California -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Michael T. Ghiselin and Alan E. Leviton.
      SeriesMemoir / California Academy of Sciences ;, no. 25, Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences (1988) ;, no. 25.
      ContributionsGhiselin, Michael T., 1939-, Leviton, Alan E., California Academy of Sciences.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .C17 vol. 25, QH15 .C17 vol. 25
      The Physical Object
      Pagination363 p. :
      Number of Pages363
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6800989M
      ISBN 100940228483
      LC Control Number00131784
      OCLC/WorldCa45673826


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