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Title:
Profiles of Rafinesque
Author:
Boewe, Charles E., 1924-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xli, 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: Evolution of the Rafinesque biography / Charles Boewe -- The man. The life and work of Rafinesque / Francis W. Pennell -- Genealogical note on the Rafinesque family / Georges Reynaud -- The last days of Rafinesque ; Rafinesque portraits / Charles Boewe -- The naturalist. Rafinesque among the field naturalists / Charles Boewe -- Rafinesque on classification / Arthur J. Cain -- The historical background and literary sources of Rafinesque's mammalian taxonomy / Charles Boewe -- Opinions of Rafinesque expressed by his American botanical contemporaries / Ronald L. Stuckey -- Rafinesque : a concrete case / "Henricus Quatre" [Leon Croizat] -- Rebuttal / Elmer D. Merrill -- The fall from grace of that "base wretch" Rafinesque / Charles Boewe -- The philologist. Rafinesque's linguistic activity / Vilen V. Belyi -- Unraveling the Walam Olum / David M. Oestreicher -- Indian languages and the Prix Volney / Charles Boewe -- The beginnings of Maya hieroglyphic study : contributions of Constantine S. Rafinesque and James H. McCulloh, Jr. / George E. Stuart -- The writer. The medicine and medicinal plants of C.S. Rafinesque / Michael A. Flannery -- Rafinesque's sentimental botany : the school of flora / Beverly Seaton -- The fugitive publications of Rafinesque / Charles Boewe -- The legend. The eccentric naturalist / John James Audubon -- Who's buried in Rafinesque's tomb? / Charles Boewe.
ISBN:
9781572332256
Format :
Book