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The Mendelian Revolution: The Emergence of Hereditarian Concepts in Modern Science and Society

By: Peter J Bowler

Athlone Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #40644 | ISBN: 0485113759
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About this book

This book is a standard introduction to the history of genetics and the rethinking of evolutionism. `...basic reading for geneticists, historians of biology and science students alike...an enormously informative book.' Roger Smith.


Contents

Mendelism: Discovery or Invention?; Heredity before Darwin; Evolution and Heredity; The Cell in Development and Heredity; Mendel's Contribution; The Emergence of Mendelism; Classical Genetics; Heredity and Politics; Epilogue: from Classical to Molecular Genetics.

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