If I am to be Remembered: Correspondence of Julian Huxley

If I am to be Remembered: Correspondence of Julian Huxley

By: Julian Huxley (author), Krishna R. Dronamraju (volume_editor)Hardback

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With a foreword by S Zuckerman The First Julian Huxley Memorial Lecture by J Needham Sir Julian Huxley was especially noted for his versatility - great biologist, first Director-General of UNESCO, Director of the London Zoo, bird watcher, skilled popular writer of science and a tireless champion of wildlife conservation. This book is a biographical account of Huxley as revealed through his own correspondence and the correspondence of his great contemporaries. An introductory biographical summary is followed by his and others' letters and a collection of some of his writings. A complete bibliography of Huxley is included. The book would be of great interest to all biologists, students of the United Nations, historians of science and nature conservationists.

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Contents

Early life and education; young biologist; life and work in Texas; the science of life; Africa; UNESCO and conservation; the London Zoo; USSR and the Lysenko controversy; Huxley's popular essays; biology and humanism; Huxley's influence on biology; selected scientific papers of Huxley; selected correspondence.

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/01/1993
  • ISBN13: 9789810211424
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9789810211424
  • ISBN10: 9810211422

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