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Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland, M.A.

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  • Date Published: November 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108037693

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  • Published in 1858, this memoir recounts the life and work of the natural historian and geologist Hugh Edwin Strickland (1811–53). Written by his father-in-law, the Scottish naturalist Sir William Jardine (1800–74), the book covers Strickland's early childhood, his education at Oxford, his involvement in and influence upon the establishment of the Ray Society and his notable academic pursuits in natural history before his life was tragically cut short by a freak railway accident in 1853, when he was just forty-two. The reader will gain an insight into Strickland's character, his scientific acquaintances, including Henslow and Darwin, and his wide-ranging interests in the area of natural history, including geology, zoology, palaeontology and especially ornithology, demonstrated by his study The Dodo and its Kindred (1848). Drawing upon revealing and informative extracts from Strickland's journals throughout, the book also contains a wide selection of Strickland's shorter scientific writings.

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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108037693
    • length: 768 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 43 mm
    • weight: 1.11kg
    • contains: 50 b/w illus. 2 colour illus. 6 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I
    Part II. Selection from the Scientific Writings
    part of Asia Minor
    6. On a tertiary deposit near Lixouri in the island of Cephalonia
    List of fossils from Lixouri in Cephalonia
    Description of two apparently new species in the following list
    Memoirs on the geology of Great Britain and Ireland.

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