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History of Carcinology

Series: Crustacean Issues Volume: 8

Edited By: FM Truesdale

445 pages, Figs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #2073 | ISBN: 9054101377
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NHBS Price: £175.00 $214/€196 approx

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Pot-pourri of contributions, adding to our historical understanding of carcinology.


The papers in this volume take several forms, from strict chronologies to detailed historical analyses. Topics covered include: towards the history of pre-Linnean carcinology in Brazil; the beginning of Portugese carcinology; from Oviedo to Rathbun; the development of brachturan crab tascononry in the Neotropics (1535-1937); studies on decapod crustaceans of the Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada; women's contributions to carcinology; reflections on crab research in North America since 1758; carcinology in classical Japanese work.

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