3765 pages, 9 volume set
Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) was an accomplished scientist and inventor. In his writings Darwin was equally ground-breaking. He translated and explained the Linnaean (sexual) system of botany and popularised it in the risque verse of The Botanic Garden. In Zoonomia he laid out a new system of disease classification and put forward a theory of biological evolution a full 70 years before his grandson, Charles. Darwin's Plan for the Conduct of Female Education was an outstanding 18th-century treatment of that theme. His book Phytologia summarized plant physiology and advocated progressive scientific agriculture, stressing the continuity between plant and animal life.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
Thank You and Aloha
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985