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Constantine Samuel Rafinesque

A Voice in the American Wilderness

by Leonard Warren

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • History of science,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Naturalists,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Rafinesque, C. S,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Biography,
  • (Constantine Samuel),,
  • 1783-1840,
  • Rafinesque, C. S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022526M
    ISBN 10081312316X
    ISBN 109780813123165

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    where he began to write books and papers. In , he returned to Italy where he resided for a decade (occasionally living under the name Constantine Samuel Rafinesque Schmaltz, in order to avoid anti-French sentiment). Here, he married in , had a daughter born in and an infant son who perished in AFile Size: 2MB.   Constantine Samuel Rafinesque ( –) was a nineteenth-century polymath and writer born near Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire and self-educated in France. He traveled as a young man in the United States, ultimately settling and teaching at Transylvania University, where he made notable contributions to botany, zoology, and the study.

    This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.2/5(1). Containing a Selection of Above Figures and Descriptions of Medical Plants, with Their Names, Qualities, Properties, History, &c.: and Notes Or Remarks on Nearly Equivalent Substitutes. In Two Volumes, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque: Author: Constantine Samuel Rafinesque: Publisher: Atkinson & Alexander, Original from: Harvard.


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Botanists will be surprised to learn from this book that "almost none" of the roughly 6, Latin plant names devised and published by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque () "were listed in any botanical indices, including the comprehensive Index Kewensis" (p. 63).3/5(2).

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque’s most popular book is The Ancient Monuments of No Constantine Samuel Rafinesque has 51 books on Goodreads with 17 ratings. Home. Constantine Samuel Rafinesque book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Constantine Samuel Rafinesque was a quintessential nineteent /5(4).

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque was a quintessential nineteenth-century American scientist and naturalist. Exalted by some, cursed by others, Rafinesque gave Latin names to over 6, plant species, was acknowledged by Darwin for his early insights into biological variation, and is frequently mentioned in the great natural history archives.

In Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, the first full-length biography of this brilliant, original, and misunderstood naturalist, Leonard Warren presents a fair and surprising look at Rafinesque's life and contributions to the world of science.

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by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque. ISBN () Hardcover, BiblioLife, Find This Book. Rafinesque, C. Constantine Samuel Rafinesque book (Constantine Samuel), The American nations ; or, Outlines of their general history, ancient and modern, including the whole history of the earth and mankind in the western hemisphere, the philosophy of American history, the annals, traditions, civilization, languages, &c., of all the American nations, tribes, empires, and states / (Philadelphia, C.

Rafinesque, ) (page. Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, naturalist, traveler, and writer who made major and controversial contributions to botany and ichthyology. Educated in Europe by private tutors, Rafinesque learned languages, read widely, and became deeply interested in natural history.

Rafinesque: Autobiography and Lives, with an Introduction by Keir B. Sterling, Arno Press, New York, The three books and their earlier dates of publication are C. Rafinesque, A Life of Travels and Researches in North America and the South of Europe, From tillPhiladelphia, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz () Constantine S.

Rafinesque () Photo by James L. Reveal [Charles Boewe, the recognized authority on the life and times of Rafinesque questioned the attribution of this miniature to William Birch.

Requested move. Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz → Constantine Samuel Rafinesque — per the above, this figure is far more commonly known simply as Rafinesque (unhyphenated), both in his own works and when cited by others.

Article should be at this most common name, this WP:RM raised since the move is obstructed. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes An additional title page precedes the main title page in each volume: The American nations; or, Outlines of a national history; of the ancient and modern nations of North and South America.

A year after Rafinesque died, Asa Gray, the botanist at Harvard University, penned the line that has come to be associated with the memory of Constantine Samuel Rafinesque: "A gradual deterioration will be observed in Rafinesque's botanical writings from towhen the passion for establishing new genera and species appears to have become a complete monomania.".

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