Cuvier's History of the Natural Sciences vol.3

twenty lessons from the first half of the Eighteenth Century

Edited by : Theodore W. PIETSCH

Published on 29 June 2018

Here, for the first time in English, is Georges Cuvier’s extraordinary “History of the Natural Sciences from Its Origin to the Present Day.” Based on a series of public lectures presented by Cuvier from 1829 to 1832, this third of a five-volume series, translated from the original French and heavily annotated with commentary, is a detailed chronological survey of the natural sciences spanning roughly fifty years, from the close of the seventeenth century to approximately 1750.... More

Edited and annotated by Theodore W. Pietsch; Foreword by Pietro Corsi; Translated from French by Fanja Andriamialisoa.