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Cultures and institutions of natural history
|Statement||edited by Michael T. Ghiselin and Alan E. Leviton.|
|Series||Memoir / California Academy of Sciences ;, no. 25, Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences (1988) ;, no. 25.|
|Contributions||Ghiselin, Michael T., 1939-, Leviton, Alan E., California Academy of Sciences.|
|LC Classifications||Q11 .C17 vol. 25, QH15 .C17 vol. 25|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||363 p. :|
|Number of Pages||363|
|LC Control Number||00131784|
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