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The Selborne Pioneer: Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist

A Re-Examination
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Gilbert White's name is known universally but, as Ted Dadswell insists in this book, important aspects of his work have frequently been overlooked even by scholarly editors. The Selborne naturalist () has been described as 'a prince of personal observers'; but a shrewd analytical questioning and comparing was also typical of his.

The Selborne naturalist () has been described as 'a prince of personal observers'; but a shrewd analytical questioning and comparing was also typical of his 'natural knowledge'. Exceptional even in his general aims, White studied the behaviour, the 'manners' and 'conversation', of.

He was also an Anglican cleric, a poet, and as Dadswell makes clear in this book, a remarkable pioneering naturalist and clear-headed scientist. White has been known primarily for the literary achievement of his Natural History of : Bernd Heinrich. Selborne pioneer Gilbert White as naturalist & scientist a re examination by Ted Dadswell available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Includes bibliographical references (p. The Selborne pioneer: Gilbert White as naturalist and scientist, a re-examination, 2nd rev. ed., London, Centaur Press,pp. xix,illus., £ (paperback ). The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCLAuthor: Richard Barnett. Gilbert White is one of the few eighteenth-century writers to have gripped both academic and popular audiences.

His Natural history of Selborne, published inhas never been out of print, and his portrayal of a pre-industrial, perhaps prelapsarian, Britain has inspired generations of readers in search of lost ne—the The Selborne Pioneer: Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist book village in which White was born, lived and died.

Gilbert White was a pioneer in fieldwork and a significant figure in the modern scientific approach to natural history. Since his The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne was published in it has gone through over editions.

To be able to make some assessment of Gilbert White 'as naturalist', we must have considered his work historically, and must have asked whether his findings DOI link for The Selborne Pioneer. The Selborne Pioneer book.

Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist: A Re-Examination. The Selborne Pioneer. This book is a compilation of letters that naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White () presumably wrote and posted to his contemporaries; naturalist and antiquarian, Thomas Pennant (   Gilbert White was a pioneering English naturalist who transformed the way we look at the natural world.

His lifelong love and talent for observing and recording nature influenced Charles Darwin, among many others. White is best known for his book The Natural History of Selborne.

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Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist: A Re-Examination DOI link for The Selborne Pioneer. The Selborne Pioneer book. Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist: A Re-Examination. By Ted Dadswell. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 2 March Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge.

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Get this from a library. The Selborne pioneer: Gilbert White as naturalist and scientist, a re-examination. [Ted Dadswell] -- "Gilbert White's name is known universally but, as Ted Dadswell insists in this book, important aspects of his work have frequently been overlooked even by scholarly editors.

The Selborne naturalist. The Reverend Gilbert White is famous in three ways, as author of one of the most published and popular books in the English language, as a pioneering naturalist who hugely influenced the development of the science of natural history, and as a gardener.

Gilbert White FRS (18 July – 26 June ) was a " parson-naturalist ", a pioneering English naturalist, ecologist and ornithologist.

He is best known for his Natural History and Antiquities of mater: Oriel College, Oxford. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division.

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The life and letters of Gilbert White of Selborne by: Holt-White, Rashleigh. Text: The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne at Wikisource: The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book by English parson-naturalist Gilbert White ().

It was first published in by his brother has been continuously in print since then, with nearly editions up to Similar Items. The life and letters of Gilbert White of Selborne by: Holt-White, Rashleigh.

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Average from 0 Reviews. Write Review. Please login or sign up below in order to leave a review. Gilbert White FRS (18 July - 26 June ) was a "parson-naturalist", a pioneering English naturalist, ecologist and ornithologist.

He is best known for his Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. White is best known for his The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne ().

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Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. Gilbert White was educated at Oriel College, Oxford, took holy orders inand became curate of his home town of Selborne in Southern England (). He was a pioneering naturalist, regarded as England's first ecologist, who recorded his observations of nature drawn from life, rather than from knowledge gained in laboratory by examination.

THE SELBORNE PIONEER by Dadswell, Ted. Published by Ashgate, 1st edition. Hardback. Fine/Nearly Fine. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Gilbert White as naturalist and scientist - a re-examination. Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. A fine copy in a green pictorial wrapper which is slightly creased at edges. [S]. The Selborne Pioneer.

Gilbert White as Naturalist and Scientist, a Re-Examination by Ted Dadswell (Ashgate, 50 [pounds sterling]) presents a reassessment of the innovative 18th-century naturalist. Gilbert White was a "parson-naturalist", a pioneering English naturalist and ornithologist.

More than any other writer, Gilbert White has shaped the relationship between man and nature. A hundred years before Darwin, White realised the crucial role of worms in the formation of soil and understood the significance of territory and song in birds/5(72).

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Local Time: AM MST. Gilbert Yellow Pages. A tour of Gilbert White’s house and garden and surrounding village of Selborne years after this pioneering naturalist was born to explore the landscape which so. Gilbert White () was the curate of the village of Selborne in Hampshire, England.

He was a fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, a farmer in a very small way, and a passionate gardener. From an early age he was fascinated by nature and recorded his observations, and in later life began to correspond with several prominent ‘natural.

‎More than any other writer Gilbert White () has shaped the relationship between man and nature. A hundred years before Darwin, White realised the crucial role of worms in the formation of soil and understood the significance of territory and song in birds.

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