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Major Works: Bioscience

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 26 new and published major works in the subject of Bioscience — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Natural History Of Hidden Animals

    By Heuvelmans

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 4th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Plants Of The Bible

    By Moldenke

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Scientific Travellers, 1789-1874

    Edited by David Knight

    This collection will bring together a selection of works by travellers studying natural philosophy as well as natural history. The set will cover a wide geographical spread, including accounts from Australia, Asia, Africa and South America. The style of writing and subject matter are also diverse....

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Scientific Travellers, 1789-1874

    Edited by David Knight

    This collection will bring together a selection of works by travellers studying natural philosophy as well as natural history. The set will cover a wide geographical spread, including accounts from Australia, Asia, Africa and South America. The style of writing and subject matter are also diverse....

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Geology & Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume I, 1836

    By William Buckland

    Moving away from his earlier belief in a short, catastrophic history of the Earth, this volume shows how Buckland envisages instead progressive change as the Earth gradually cooled as it was prepared for human occupation. Extinct creatures did not die out because they were poorly designed; God...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Alfred Russell Wallace Contributions to the theory of Natural Selection, 1870, and Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace , 'On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties' (Papers presented to the Linnean Society 30th June 1858)

    By Noel Thompson

    Wallace noticed on expeditions to the Amazon and the Malay archipelego that mammals in Southeast Asia are more advanced than their Australian cousins. His suggestion was that the two continents had split before the better adapted mammals had evolved in Asia. The isolated Australian marsupials were...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Palaeontology, 1860

    By Richard Owen

    Owen was the founder of the Natural History Museum, bringing the collections over from the British Museum. Although he was a supporter of evolutionary theory, he was reluctant to accept Darwin's version of evolution. This volume examines fossil evidence for change in species over time....

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Man's Place in Nature, 1863

    By Thomas Henry Huxley

    Huxley was one of the first adherents to Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection and advanced its acceptance by scientists and the public. Man's Place in Nature was explicitly directed against Richard Owen, who had claimed that there were distinct differences between human brains and...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Geological Evidence of the Antiquity of Man, 1863

    By Charles Lyell

    Charles Lyell's argument in this classic volume is that the processes of nature are slow and uniform, and that the Earth is in consequence hundreds of millions of years old. This work includes his prediction that if our nearest relatives are great apes, then the places to look for human fossils...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Evolution Debate, 1813-1870

    Edited by David Knight

    The history of evolutionary thought is often seen as a triumph of secularism in the form of 'scientific naturalism', over religious bigotry. But for those involved in the debate during the nineteenth century, these divisions were not so clearly marked.This collection of nine volumes will bring...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge