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Life of Mendel





ISBN 9780367024024
Published December 12, 2018 by Routledge
356 Pages

 
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First published in 1932. The widespread influence of Gregor Johann Mendel’s work and his own remarkable destiny combine to arouse interest in the personality and the life of this investigator who, little known in his lifetime, was one of the pioneers of science. This comprehensive biography of the life and work of Mendel will be of great interest to historians and scientists.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. Home and Ancestry  2. Youth  3. The Königinkloster and the Augustinian Monastery  4. From Novice to High-School Teacher  5. Ploughed in an Examination  6. At the University of Vienna  7. Teacher at Brünn Modern School  8. The Research Period (1856-1871)  9. Forerunners  10. Crossing of the Pea  11. Experiments with Other Plants  12. Crossing of Hieracium  13. The Monograph and its Reception  14. Mendel and Nägeli  15. Mendel as Gardener and Beekeeper  16. Meteorological Studies  17. Prelate and Dignitary  18. The "Struggle for the Right"  19. Declining Years  20. Prelude to the Rediscovery of Mendel’s Work  21. Resurrection;  Index

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