Agassiz's Legacy

Agassiz's Legacy : Scientist's Reflections on the Value of Field Experience

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Collects oral histories of some of the most interesting and representative field investigators to come into their scientific prime in the 1950-90s. The book shows how styles, approaches, and scientific values changed over 50 years and captures the experience of scientific research in the field.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 171.2 x 221 x 28.7mm | 625.97g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous halftones and 2 line drawings
  • 0195154428
  • 9780195154429

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Personal collections are always interesting and enlightening, and so it is with the fifty or so stories collected by Elizabeth Higgins Gladfelter for her volume gassiz's Legacy ... The author proves herself to be a fine interviewer, asking pertinent questions and keeping the stories flowing. ISISshow more

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