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The Resource Collecting evolution : the Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin, Matthew J. James

Collecting evolution : the Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin, Matthew J. James

Label
Collecting evolution : the Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin
Title
Collecting evolution
Title remainder
the Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin
Statement of responsibility
Matthew J. James
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the 1905-1906 voyage by the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, during which over 78,000 species were collected
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560753
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Matthew J
Dewey number
508.866/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH11
LC item number
.J36 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Natural history
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Natural history
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Galapagos Islands
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin
Label
Collecting evolution : the Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin, Matthew J. James
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Halfway to the stars -- 2. Walking in Darwin's footsteps -- 3. Setting sail from San Francisco -- 4. Before it is too late -- 5. Collecting evolution -- 6. Galápagos at last -- 7. Confluence : where geography and ideas meet -- 8. On death, and life, in Galápagos -- 9. Down to the sea in ships : ship's log, 1905 -- 10. Rising from the ashes -- 11. Ship's log, 1906 -- 12. That sinking feeling -- 13. Darwin's islands meet the plant wizard of Santa Rosa -- 14. The voyage home : ship's log -- 15. Vindicating Darwin -- Epilogue: Legacy : recent use of California Academy of Sciences specimens -- Chronology of the 1905-1906 Galápagos Expedition
Control code
ocn959034128
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 284 pages
Isbn
9780199354597
Lccn
2016035616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027046245
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959034128
Label
Collecting evolution : the Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin, Matthew J. James
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Halfway to the stars -- 2. Walking in Darwin's footsteps -- 3. Setting sail from San Francisco -- 4. Before it is too late -- 5. Collecting evolution -- 6. Galápagos at last -- 7. Confluence : where geography and ideas meet -- 8. On death, and life, in Galápagos -- 9. Down to the sea in ships : ship's log, 1905 -- 10. Rising from the ashes -- 11. Ship's log, 1906 -- 12. That sinking feeling -- 13. Darwin's islands meet the plant wizard of Santa Rosa -- 14. The voyage home : ship's log -- 15. Vindicating Darwin -- Epilogue: Legacy : recent use of California Academy of Sciences specimens -- Chronology of the 1905-1906 Galápagos Expedition
Control code
ocn959034128
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 284 pages
Isbn
9780199354597
Lccn
2016035616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027046245
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959034128

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