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1991. Reading the Shape of Nature: Comparative Zoology at the Agassiz Museum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
1976. Starfish, Jellyfish, and the Order of Life: Issues in Nineteenth Century Science. New Haven: Yale University Press. Out of print, but used copies may be found through bookfinder.com
2013. “Darwin and taxonomy,” in The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought, ed. Michael Ruse. pp. 72-79. Cambridge University Press. This volume is also available as an eBook – if your local library has a hard copy, you may be able to electronically access this paper as well.
2009. “Museums,” in The Cambridge History of Science: Volume 6: The Modern Biological and Earth Sciences, ed. Peter J. Bowler and John V. Pickstone, pp. 60-75. Cambridge University Press.
2007. (co-author Jennifer Coggon) “The mystery of Richard Owen’s winged bull-slayer,” in Richard Owen, On the Nature of Limbs: A Discourse , reprint ed. Ron Amundson, University of Chicago Press, pp. [xciii]-cii.
2004. “Setting up milestones: Sneath on Adanson and Mayr on Darwin,” in Milestones in Systematics, ed. David M. Williams and Peter L. Forey. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press (Systematics Association special volume 67), pp. 1-17.
2002. “Biology” [overview essay on history of biology], in History of Modern Science and Mathematics, ed. Brian S. Baigrie, 4 vols. New York: Scribner’s [Thomson Gale], vol. 1, pp. 51-81.
2000b. “Agassiz’s notions of a museum: the vision and the myth,” in Cultures and Institutions of Natural History, ed. Michael T. Ghiselin and Alan E. Leviton. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences (Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences, no. 25), pp. 249-271.
1999. (with Leonard G. Wilson) “The Joint Atlantic Seminar in History of Biology,” Isis, 90: S219-225.
1994. “The lessons of history” in Models in Phylogeny Reconstruction, ed. R. W. Scotland, D. J. Siebert, and D. M. Williams, (Systematics Association Special Volume No. 52), Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 1-9.
1987. “Robert Wallace: predecessor of Malthus and pioneering actuary,” Acta Historica Scientarum Naturalium et Medicinalium 39: 215-224.
Wallace was an Edinburgh minister whose calculations of population increase were influenced by his experience setting up the first life insurance program; his debate with David Hume directly influenced Malthus.
1985. “The impact of Darwinism on the Linnaean enterprise, with special reference to T. H. Huxley,” in Contemporary Perspectives on Carl von Linné, ed. J. M. Weinstock, University Press of America, pp. 55-84.
1972. “A historical consideration of the siphonophores,” Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh sec. B, 73: 315-323.