A collection of brief biographies dealing with -- for the most part -- familiar names in various fields of science,...

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INSPIRED AMATEURS

A collection of brief biographies dealing with -- for the most part -- familiar names in various fields of science, philosophy, etc., and revealed here from the angle of their amateur status. Includes the following:- Fabre, Priestley, Herschel, Mendel, Hugh Miller, Leeowenhoek, Schliemann, Grote, Spinoza -- scientists, philosophers, historians, naturalists, etc. Material difficult to locate elsewhere, here brought togethers from a fresh angle.

Pub Date: Sept. 29, 1937

ISBN: 1406715425

Page Count: -

Publisher: Longmans, Green

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1, 1937