Cover: The Man Who Invented the Chromosome: A Life of Cyril Darlington, from Harvard University PressCover: The Man Who Invented the Chromosome in HARDCOVER

The Man Who Invented the Chromosome

A Life of Cyril Darlington

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$86.50 • £69.95 • €78.00

ISBN 9780674013339

Publication Date: 06/15/2004

Short

342 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 halftones, 13 line illustrations

World

  • Introduction
  • I. Adventures in Lancashire
    • 1. An Improbable Birth
    • 2. A Rising Tide
    • 3. Auspicious Beginnings
    • 4. In Search of Tulips and Truth
  • II. Science
    • 5. From Cytology to Evolution
    • 6. Roots of a Scientific Controversy
    • 7. Method, Discipline and Character
  • Interlude
  • III. Politics
    • 8. The Lysenko Affair
    • 9. Marxism and the Slaying of a Mentor
    • 10. Science in a Changing World
  • IV. Man
    • 11. The Conflict of Science and Society
    • 12. On the Determination of Uncertainty
    • 13. The Breakdown of Classical Genetics
    • 14. On the Uncertainty of Determination
    • 15. One Final Hurrah
  • Conclusion: Paradoxes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education, by Justin Reich, from Harvard University Press

Publishing (and Promoting) a Book during a Pandemic

This year challenged the way people do many things. For Justin Reich that meant rethinking how to promote his new book, Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education, published in September. With bookstore tours and readings out of the question, Reich came up with an idea to get the word out about his book. On March 24, I submitted the final copyedits for my new book