History of Carcinology

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CRC Press, Jun 1, 1993 - Medical - 482 pages
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The papers in this volume take several forms, from strict chronologies to detailed historical analyses. Topics covered include: towards the history of pre-Linnean carcinology in Brazil; the beginning of Portugese carcinology; from Oviedo to Rathbun; the development of brachturan crab tascononry in the Neotropics (1535-1937); studies on decapod crustaceans of the Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada; women's contributions to carcinology; reflections on crab research in North America since 1758; carcinology in classical Japanese work.
  

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Contents

The beginning of Portuguese carcinology
31
Studies on decapod crustaceans of the Pacific coast of the United States and Canada
75
Crustaceans in research and teaching
99
Or whatever
119
Georg Ossian Sars 18371927 the great carcinologist of Norway
145
Womens contributions to carcinology
165
More than 200 years of crustacean research in Denmark
207
History of the carcinological collections of the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke
225
Carcinology in classical Japanese works
243
Reflections on crab research in North America since 1758
259
Highlights in the history of research on freshwater Anostraca Crustacea
275
History of North American decapod paleocarcinology
293
Calman Cannon and Manton and their effect on carcinology
321
Darwin and cirripedology
349
Index
435
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