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The Remarkable Life of William Beebe

Explorer and Naturalist (QSI Series)

by Carol Grant Gould

  • 267 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Naturalists, Gardeners, Environmentalists,
  • Science / History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8893188M
    ISBN 101597261076
    ISBN 109781597261074
    OCLC/WorldCa55494944

    The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer and Naturalist, by Carol Grant Gould. - book suggestion. Booklist for William Beebe. In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again.   Free Online Library: The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer and Naturalist.(Books: A selection of new and notable books of scientific interest, Brief Article, Book Review) by "Science News"; Science and technology, general Book reviews.

    The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer and Naturalist. Shearwater Books. (). (This excellent biography also contains a useful "Selected Bibliography" of Beebe's publications and of relevant books and articles by other authors.) Fairfield Osborn. "My Most Unforgettable Character." Readers' Digest Magazine, July , pp.   The book begins with the expeditions of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace, and then plunges into a worldwide tour of the fate of islands – and how human development has rendered even our national parks and protected areas into virtual islands. The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer and Naturalist. Carol Grant Gould. I.

    McKay Jenkins; The Remarkable Life of William Beebe, Explorer and Naturalist, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Vol Issue 1 We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. William Beebe was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author. William Beebe was the first scientist to descend deep into the abyss, reporting on undersea life humans had never before seen. He was best known for his s explorations using an early bathysphere designed by his colleague, Otis Barton.


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This book does what is says in the title: delivers a comprehensive look at William Beebe's life, from beginning to end. William Beebe was an inspirational naturalist and led a full life of adventure and exploration/5.

The book continues with the same quality in the adult years of Beebe, for example making emphasis on the amazing connections he made that supported him (aka. Teddy Roosevelt and others). Go and get this book, because as the remarkable as Beebe's life, this book Cited by: William Beebe's curiosity about the natural world was insatiable, and he did nothing by halves.

As the first biographer to see the letters and private journals Beebe kept from until his death inscience writer Carol Grant Gould brings the life and times of this groundbreaking scientist and explorer compellingly to light.

William Beebe was a groundbreaking scientist and explorer. Carol Grant Gould brings his life and times compellingly to light in this new biography. From the Island Press announcement: "Beebe was an acute observer but, luckily for his biographer, from childhood he was a meticulous note taker and a conscientious writer of letters home to the Range: £ - £   The Remarkable Life of William Beebe is divided into four parts: Naturalist, Ornithologist, Marine Biologist, and Tropical Biologist.

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Free shipping for many products. Beebe subsequently wrote the book, () had access to unpublished sources not previously available when writing The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer and Naturalist, and she found. The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer and Naturalist by Carol Grant Gould This is the entry for an adventure biography reviewed in my upcoming book Real Lives Revealed: a Guide to Reading Interests in Biography.

William Beebe was a romantic figure who led nearly fifty expeditions for the New York Zoological Society and the American. Review of The Remarkable Life of William Beebe, Explorer and Naturalist.

: The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer And Naturalist () by Gould, Carol Grant and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(44). An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The remarkable life of William Beebe: explorer and naturalist by Gould, Carol Grant. Publication date Topics Beebe, William,Zoologists, Explorers.

Charles William Beebe was born in Brooklyn, New York, son of the newspaper executive Charles Beebe. Although some sources have described him as an only child, he had a younger brother named John who died in infancy.

Early in his life, his family moved to East Orange, New Jersey, where he began to acquire both his fascination with the natural world and his tendency to record everything he saw. Get this from a library. The remarkable life of William Beebe: explorer and naturalist. [Carol Grant Gould] -- Annotation As the first biographer to see the letters and private journals William Beebe kept from until his death inscience writer Gould brings the life and times of this.

The Remarkable Life of William Beebe Explorer and Naturalist (Book): Gould, Carol Grant: When William Beebe needed to know what was going on in the depths of the ocean, he had himself lowered a half-mile down in a four-foot steel sphere to see-five times deeper than anyone had ever gone in the s.

When he wanted to trace the evolution of pheasants inhe trekked on foot through the. Keystone—Hulton Archive/Getty Images (–). The explorations of the American naturalist William Beebe took him from the depths of the sea to the highest mountains, from Canada to the jungles of South America, and from steaming Borneo to the desolate Galápagos earned his fame chiefly, however, as the explorer who plunged more than 3, feet ( meters) into the ocean in.

"The Remarkable Life of William Beebe, Explorer and Naturalist," by Carol Grant Gould. Island Press/Shearwater Books, $ At a time when it was. This book is Beebe's first technical book, a % scientific examination of the bird.

Some chapters appeared in Outing, Bird-Lore and the New York Evening Post. Beebe dedicates the book to his former teacher at Columbia University, Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn. Very technical and boring.

This book is the source of Beebe's famous quote. William Beebe, a real estate agent and massage therapist in Las Vegas, was in and out of alcohol rehab centers in the early s.

In he came into AA where he got sober and stayed that way. In SeptemberBeebe wrote a letter to Liz Seccuro in which he acknowledged his guilt and shame at having raped her.

Charles William Beebe (; J – June 4, ) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author.

He is remembered for the numerous expeditions he conducted for the New York Zoological Society, his deep dives in the Bathysphere, and his prolific scientific writing for academic and popular.

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book. The Remarkable Life of William Beebe. Explorer And Naturalist. More. When William Beebe needed to know what was going on in the depths of the ocean, he had himself lowered a half-mile down in a four-foot steel sphere to see-five times deeper than anyone had ever gone in the s.

When he wanted to trace the.The breadth of William Beebe's vision opened a panoramic view of the interdependence of life that has become crucial to the survival of our shrinking planet.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Beebe, William,Zoologists Biography, Explorers Biography.The first book reviewed was the first volume of A Monograph of the Pheasants ( –), by Charles William Beebe (–), which won Beebe the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal for meritorious work in zoology and the John Burroughs Medal for .