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A Dame Full of Vim and Vigour A Biography of Alice Middleton Boring: Biologist in China

Biography / Memoir
By: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie and Clifford J Choquette
217 pages, B/w photos
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Biography of head-strong biologist Alice Middleton Boring who, despite the turmoil of civil war, revolution, the Japanese occupation, and World War II managed to publish many scientific papers on cytology, genetics, and the taxonomy of Chinese reptiles and amphibians.

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Introduction - the green grasshopper; origins and early years; the China experiment; the career choice; from laboratory biology to field natural history; teaching and advising; Pearl Harbour and internment; the return; the finale; a retrospective.

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Biography / Memoir
By: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie and Clifford J Choquette
217 pages, B/w photos
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