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Alcide Dessalines D'Orbigny (1802-1857)

Biography / Memoir

By: Francoise Legre-Zaidline and Philippe Taquet

249 pages, B/w illus

Editions L'Harmattan

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #143255 | ISBN: 2747535592
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About this book

Language: French

Biography of the great French palaeontologist. His first appointment was that of travelling naturalist for the Museum of Natural History in Paris. This took him to in 1826 to South America, where he gathered much information on natural history and ethnology and presented it in his great work Voyage dans l'Amerique Meridionale.

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