Life Sciences in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Scribner Science Reference Series
  • Volume 2
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  • ISBN-10: 0684806479
  • ISBN-13: 9780684806471
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 1.90 lbs ( .86 kgs)
  • 250 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2001 | Published



A collection of biographical profiles of famous anatomists, biologists, bacteriologists, biochemists, and others involved in the life sciences in the twentieth century.

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Scribner Science Reference Series

This series was specially written and designed for students to support science, history and social studies research in Grades 7-10. Each volume contains about 90 profiles of scientists throughout history and from all parts of the world. Sidebar stories, timelines, illustrations, and marginal definitions illuminate the text and each volume concludes with a comprehensive index. This continuing series will introduce two volumes each year covering scientists, events and issues.


"Compilers of biographical encyclopedias have learned a thing or two in the past 20 years, and it shows in this fine book...loaded with educational innovations, excellent addition to the science collections of any high school, college, or university library." -- ARBA (2002)