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Here one can find references to some of the epoch-making books listed in the chronology, as well as appreciations of great geneticists, collections of important scientific papers, and histories of certain scientific break- throughs. Systematic readings from this bibliography will put flesh upon the skeleton provided by the chronology.

Adelberg, E. A., editor 1960 Papers on Bacterial Ge- netics. Little, Brown, Boston. Allen, G. E. 1978 Thomas Hunt Morgan: The Man and His Science.

Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. Angier, N. 1988 Natural Obsessions: The Search for the Oncogene. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. Babcock, E. B. 1950 The Development of Fundamen- tal Concepts in the Science of Genetics. Ameri- can Genetics Assoc., Washington, D.C. Barlow, W. G. 2000 The Cichlid Fishes: Nature’s Grand Experiment.

Perseus Publishing Co., Cambridge, MA. Bearn, A. G. 1993 Archibald Garrod and the Indi- viduality of Man. Oxford University Press, Ox- ford, England. Berg, P. and M. Singer 2003 George Beadle, An Un- common Farmer. The Emergence of Genetics in the 20th Century.

Cold Spring Harbor Press. Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Blunt, W. 1971 The Compleat Naturalist: A Life of Linnaeus. Viking Press, New York. Boveri, T. 1914 Zur Frage der Enstehung Maligner Tumoren.

Verlag der Gustav Fischer. Jena; translated into English (The Origin of Malig- nant Tumors) by Marcella O’Grady Boveri, 1929, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore. Bowler, P. J. 1984 Evolution: The History of an Idea.

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Boyer, S. H., editor 1963 Papers in Human Genet- ics. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Brenner, S. 2001 My Life in Science. As told to L.

Wolpert. An edited interview with additions by E. C. Friedberg and E. Lawrence. BioMed Central, London. Brock, T., editor 1961 Milestones in Microbiology. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Brosseau, G. E. 1967 Evolution: A Book of Readings. W. C. Brown Publishers, Dubuque, IA. (This collection contains articles by Lamarck, Mal- thus, Wallace, Allison, Kettlewell, and others.) Browne, J. 1995 Charles Darwin: Voyaging.

Volume 1 of a Biography. Knopf, New York. Browne, J. 2002 Charles Darwin: The Power of Place: Volume 2 of a Biography. Knopf, New York. Butler, J. M. 2001 Forensic DNA Typing: Biology and Technology Behind STR Markers.

Aca- demic Press, London. Cairns, J., G. Stent, and J. D. Watson 1966 Phage and the Origins of Molecular Biology. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Plainview, NY. Carlson, E. A. 1966 The Gene: A Critical History. W. B.

Saunders, Philadelphia. Carter, G. S. 1957 A Hundred Years of Evolution. Macmillan, New York. deChadarevian, S. 2002 Designs for Life: Molecular Biology after World War II. Cambridge Univer- sity Press, Cambridge, UK.

Charles, D. 2001 Lords of the Harvest: Biotech, Big Money and the Future of Food. Perseus Publish- ers, Cambridge, MA. Clark, R. W. 1984 The Survival of Charles Darwin: A Biography of a Man and an Idea. Random House, New York.

Conversations in Genetics 2004 Collections of 10 videos of interviews of prominent geneticists including Seymour Benzer, Leland Hartwell, Franc¸ois Jacob, Edward Lewis, and Janet Row- ley. Directed by R. E. Esposito under the aus- pices of the Genetics Society of America. genestory.htm.

Cook-Deegan, R. 1994 The Gene Wars: Science, Pol- itics, and the Human Genome. W. W. Norton, New York.

Corwin, H. O. and J. B. Jenkins, editors 1976 Con- ceptual Foundations of Genetics: Selected Read- ings. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. Creager, A. N. H. 2001 The Life of a Virus: Tobacco Mosaic Virus as an Experimental Model, 1930- 1965. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Crick, F. 1988 What Mad Pursuit: A Personal View of Scientific Discovery. Weidenfeld and Nichol- son, New York. Crotty, S. 2003 Ahead of the Curve: David Balti- more’s Life in Science.

University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. Dampier, W. C. 1943 A History of Science. Cam- bridge University Press, Cambridge, England. Darwin, C. 1839 The Voyage of the Beagle. Edited with an extensive historical introduction by Janet Browne and Michael Neve. Penguin Books, Ltd., London, 1989.

Darwin, C. 1859 The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Fa- voured Races in the Struggle for Life. The 1998 edition published by Oxford University Press contains an introduction, notes, and a glossary by Gillian Beer. Darwin, C. 1871 The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. The edition published by Princeton University Press in 1981 contains in- troductions by J. T. Bonner and R. E. May. Darwin, C., and A. R. Wallace 1958 Evolution by Natural Selection. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England. This collection of essays includes the papers by Darwin and Wallace that were presented in absentia at the July 1, 1858 meeting of the Linnaean Society in London. Davies, K. 2001 Cracking the Genome: Inside the Race to Unlock Human DNA.

The Free Press: Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York. Dawes, B. 1952 A Hundred Years of Biology. Duck- worth, London. Dawkins, R. 1976 The Selfish Gene. Oxford Univer- sity Press, New York. The 1989 edition con- tains two new chapters, endnotes, and an up- dated bibliography. Dawkins, R. 1982 The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene. Oxford University Press, New York. Dawkins, R. 1986 The Blindwatchmaker. W. W. Norton, New York. Dawkins, R. 1997 Climbing Mount Improbable. W. W. Morton, New York.

Dawkins, R. 1998 Unweavering the Rainbow: Sci- ence, Delusion, and the Appetite for Wonder. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. de Beer, G. 1964 Charles Darwin. Doubleday, New York. de Kruif, P. 1926 Microbe Hunters. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York. Dennett, D. C. 1995 Darwin’s Dangerous Idea: Evo- lution and the Meanings of Life. Simon & Schus- ter, New York. Desmond, A., and J. Moore 1991 Darwin. Michael Joseph Publishers, London. Dobell, C. 1932 Antony van Leeuwenhoek and His “Little Animals” Being Some Account of the Fa- ther of Protozoology and Bacteriology and His Multifarious Discoveries in These Disciplines. Staples Press Ltd., London. Dobzhansky, T. 1937 Genetics and the Origin of Spe- cies. Columbia University Press, New York. Dobzhansky, T. 1970 Genetics and the Evolutionary Process. Columbia University Press, New York. Dubos, R. J. 1950 Louis Pasteur, Free Lance of Sci- ence. Little, Brown, Boston. Dunn, L. C., editor 1951 Genetics in the 20th Cen- tury. Macmillan, New York. Dunn, L. C. 1965 A Short History of Genetics. Mc- Graw-Hill, New York.

Fedoroff, N. and N. M. Brown 2004 Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientist’s View of Genetically Modi- fied Foods. Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C. Fischer, E. P., and C. Lipson 1988 Thinking About Science: Max Delbru¨ck and the Origins of Molec- ular Biology. W. W. Norton, New York. Fisher, R. A. 1930 The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection. Oxford University Press, Oxford, En- gland. Fruton, J. S. 1999 Molecules and Life. Historical Es- says on the Interplay of Chemistry and Biology. Second edition, Wiley-Interscience, New York. Futuyma, D. J. 1995 Science on Trial: The Case for Ev- olution. Second edition, Sinauer, Sunderland, MA. Gabriel, M. L., and S. Fogel, editors 1955 Great Ex- periments in Biology. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Gall, J. G., K. R. Porter, and P. Siekevitz 1981 Dis- covery in Cell Biology. J. Cell Biol. 91(3), Part 2. Galton, F. 1869 Hereditary Genius. Macmillan, London. Gardner, E. J. 1960 History of Life Science. Burgess, Minneapolis, MN. Garrod, A. E. 1909 Inborn Errors of Metabolism. Re- printed by H. Harris (see below).

Gehring, W. J. 1999 Master Control Genes in Devel- opment and Evolution: The Homeobox Story. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. Gillham, N. W. 2001 A Life of Sir Francis Galton: From African Exploration to the Birth of Eugen- ics. Oxford University Press, New York. Glass, B., O. Temkin, and W. L. Straus, Jr. 1959 Forerunners of Darwin, 1745-1859. Johns Hop- kins University Press, Baltimore, MD. Goldschmidt, R. B. 1956 Portraits from Memory. University of Washington Press, Seattle. Goldstein, L. 1966 Cell Biology. W. C. Brown, Du- buque, IA. (A collection of classic papers on cytology.) Grant, P. R. 1999 Ecology and Evolution of Darwin’s Finches. Second edition, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. Grant, V. 1956 The Development of a Theory of Heredity. Am. Sci. 44:158-179. Haldane, J. B. S. 1932 The Causes of Evolution. Harper and Row, New York. Hall, S. S. 1987 Invisible Frontiers: The Race to Syn- thesize a Human Gene. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York. Hamburger, V. 1988 The Heritage of Experimental Embryology: Hans Spemann and the Organizer. Oxford University Press, New York. Harper, P. S., editor, 2004 Landmarks in Medical Genetics. Classic Papers with Commentaries. Oxford University Press, New York. Harris, H. 1963 Garrod’s Inborn Errors of Metabo- lism. Oxford University Press, London. Henig, R. M., 2000 The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics. Houghton Mifflin Com- pany, Boston. Hennig, W. 1966 Phylogenetic Systematics. Univer- sity of Illinois Press, Urbana. This is an English translation by D. D. Davis and R. Zangerl of a book first published in German in 1950. Hodge, J., and G. Radick, editors 2003 The Cam- bridge Companion to Darwin. Cambridge Uni- versity Press, U.K. Hooper, J. 2000 Of Moths and Men: An Evolution- ary Tale. The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth. W. W. Norton & Company, New York. Hsu, T. C. 1979 Human and Mammalian Cytogenet- ics: An Historical Perspective. Springer-Verlag, New York. Hughes, A. 1959 A History of Cytology. Abelard- Schuman, New York. Ingram, V. M. 1963 The Hemoglobins in Genetics and Evolution. Columbia University Press, New York.

Irvine, W. 1955 Apes, Angels, and Victorians. Mc- Graw-Hill, New York. Judson, H. F. 1996 The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology. Expanded edition, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Plainview, NY. Keller, E. F. 1983 A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock. W. H. Freeman, San Francisco. Kelves, D. J. 1985 In the Name of Eugenics: Genet- ics and the Uses of Human Heredity. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Kimura, M. 1983 The Neutral Theory of Molecular Evolution. Cambridge University Press, Cam- bridge, England. Kittredge, M. 1991 Barbara McClintock. Chelsea House Publishers, New York. Kobilinsky, L., T. Liotti, and J. Oeser-Sweat 2004 DNA: Forensic and Legal Applications. Wiley Publishers, New York. Koerner, L. 1999 Linnaeus: Nature and Nation. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Kohn, D., editor 1986 The Darwinian Heritage. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. Lack, D. 1947 Darwin’s Finches. Cambridge Univer- sity Press, Cambridge, England. Larson, E. J. 1997 Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate over Sci- ence and Religion. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Larson, E. J. 2001 Evolution’s Workshop: God and Science on the Galapagos Islands. Basic Books, New York. Lawrence, P. A., 1992 The Making of a Fly: The Ge- netics of Animal Design. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, MA. Levine, L., editor 1971 Papers on Genetics: A Book of Readings. C. V. Mosby, St. Louis, MO. Lewis, E. B., editor 1961 Selected Papers of A. H. Sturtevant on Genetics and Evolution. W. H. Freeman, San Francisco. Lwoff, A., and A. Ullman 1979 Origins of Molecu- lar Biology: A Tribute to Jacques Monod. Aca- demic Press, New York. MacFadden, B. J. 1992 Fossil Horses: Systematics, Paleobiology, and Evolution of the Family Equi- dae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England. Maddox, B. 2002 Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA. HarperCollins, New York. Manger, L. N. 1979 A History of the Life Sciences. Marcel Dekker, New York. Margulis, L. 1981 Symbiosis in Cell Evolution. W. H. Freeman, San Francisco.

Margulis, L., K. V. Schwartz, and M. Dolan 1999 Diversity of Life. Second edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, MA. Maroni, G. 1993 An Atlas of Drosophila Genes: Se- quences and Molecular Features. Oxford Univer- sity Press, New York. Massie, R. K. 1995 The Romanovs: The Final Chap- ter. Random House, New York. Maynard Smith, J. 1993 The Theory of Evolution. Canto edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. Mayr, E. 1963 Animal Species and Evolution. Har- vard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Mayr, E. 1982 The Growth of Biological Thought: Di- versity, Evolution and Inheritance. Harvard Uni- versity Press, Cambridge, MA. Mayr, E. 2001 What Evolution Is. Basic Books, New York. McCarty, M. 1985 The Transforming Principle: Dis- covering That Genes Are Made of DNA. W. W. Norton, New York. McElheny, V. K. 2003 Watson and DNA: Making a Scientific Revolution. Perseus Publishing, Cam- bridge, MA. McKusick, V. A. 1998 Mendelian Inheritance in Man. Twelfth edition, 3 vols., Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. McMurray, E. J. 1995 Notable Twentieth-Century Scientists. Gale Research Inc., New York. Medvedev, Z. A. 1969 The Rise and Fall of T. D. Lysenko. Translated by I. Michael Lerner, Co- lumbia University Press, New York. Moore, J. A., editor 1972 Readings in Heredity and Development. Oxford University Press, New York. Moore, J. A., editor 1987 Genes, Cells and Organ- isms: Great Books in Experimental Biology, vol. 17. The collected papers of Barbara McClin- tock. The Discovery and Characterization of Transposable Elements. Garland, New York. Moore, R. 1961 The Coil of Life. The Story of the Great Discoveries in Life Sciences. Knopf, New York. Morange, M. 1998 A History of Molecular Biology. Translated by M. Cobb, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Morgan, T. H. 1926 The Theory of the Gene. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. Morgan, T. H., A. H. Sturtevant, H. J. Muller, and C. B. Bridges 1915 The Mechanism of Mende- lian Heredity. Henry Holt and Company, New York. Moses, K., editor 2002 Drosophila Eye Development. Springer-Verlag, New York. Muller, H. J. 1962 Studies in Genetics. Indiana Uni- versity Press, Bloomington, IN.

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