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    Redefining the X Axis: "Professionals," "Amateurs" and the Making of Mid-Victorian Biology: A Progress Report. [REVIEW]Adrian Desmond - 2001 - Journal of the History of Biology 34 (1):3 - 50.
    A summary of revisionist accounts of the contextual meaning of "professional" and "amateur," as applied to the mid-Victorian X Club, is followed by an analysis of the liberal goals and inner tensions of this coalition of gentlemen specialists and government teachers. The changing status of amateurs is appraised, as are the new sites for the emerging laboratory discipline of "biology." Various historiographical strategies for recovering the women's role are considered. The relationship of science journalism to professionalization, and the constructive engagement (...)
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  2. Huxley: The Devil's Disciple.Adrian Desmond & Peter J. Bowler - 1995 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 17 (1):173.
     
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    The Making of Institutional Zoology in London 1822-1836: Part I.Adrian Desmond - 1985 - History of Science 23 (2):153-185.
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    Robert E. Grant: The Social Predicament of a Pre-Darwinian Transmutationist.Adrian Desmond - 1984 - Journal of the History of Biology 17 (2):189-223.
    Wakley in 1846 called Grant “at once the most eloquent, the most accomplished, the most self-sacrificing, and the most unrewarded man in the profession.”128 I have shown some of the reasons why this was so, and I have suggested that his Lamarckism was one of a number of factors that served to alienate him from the conservative scientific community in the 1830's and 1840's. I have further shown the need for a fundamental rethinking of Grant's position in the history of (...)
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    The Making of Institutional Zoology in London 1822-1836: Part 2.Adrian Desmond - 1985 - History of Science 23 (61):223-250.
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    Darwin, Huxley, and the Natural Sciences.Adrian Desmond - 1993 - Isis 84 (3):594-595.
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    Paul H. Barret, Peter J. Gautrey, Sandra Herbert, David Kohn & Sydney Smith . Charles Darwin's Notebooks, 1836–1844. London, Cambridge: British Museum /Cambridge University Press, 1987. Pp. Viii + 747. ISBN 0-521-35055-7. £65.00. [REVIEW]Adrian Desmond - 1988 - British Journal for the History of Science 21 (4):495-496.
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    History, Humanity and Evolution: Essays for John C. Greene.James R. Moore & Adrian Desmond - 1991 - Journal of the History of Biology 24 (1):155-161.
  9. Book Reviews-Biographies-Huxley: Evolution's High Priest.Adrian Desmond & R. A. Jarrell - 1999 - Annals of Science 56 (2):213-213.
     
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  10. Newton in the Nursery.Adrian Desmond, Eighteenth Century Materialism & Rw Home - forthcoming - History of Science.
     
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