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If I Am to be Remembered: The Life and Work of Julian S Huxley with Selected Correspondence

Biography / Memoir

By: KR Dronamraju

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Jul 1993 | #29456 | ISBN: 9810211422
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About this book

The versatile Huxley was a champion of conservation, a skilled popular science writer, and also a director of London Zoo. This is a biographical account of Huxley as revealed through his own correspondence and that of his contemporaries. Contains a complete bibliography of Huxley's writings.

And what a book! Dronamraju clearly has high regard and affection for Huxley, whom he met when he was a pupil and close associate of J.B.S. Haldane ... an unusual but welcome feature is that about a third of the text consists of Huxley's own correspondence. Bernard Dixon Medical Science Research, 1993


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.

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