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Darwin-L Message Log 2:117 (October 1993)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

This is one message from the Archives of Darwin-L (1993–1997), a professional discussion group on the history and theory of the historical sciences.

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<2:117>From DARWIN@iris.uncg.edu  Sun Oct 24 14:20:17 1993

Date: Sun, 24 Oct 1993 15:26:29 -0400 (EDT)
From: DARWIN@iris.uncg.edu
Subject: October 24 -- Today in the Historical Sciences
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu
Organization: University of NC at Greensboro

OCTOBER 24 -- TODAY IN THE HISTORICAL SCIENCES

1808: CARL BERNHARD VON COTTA is born at Zillbach, Saxe-Weimar-Eisnach (now
Germany).  Following study at his father's forestry academy and at the
Freiberg Bergakademie, the mining school made famous by Werner, Cotta will
become professor of geognosy and paleontology at the Bergakademie in 1842.
He will travel extensively throughout Europe on geological expeditions, and
will publish a genetic system of petrography in 1866, some elements of which
remain in use today.

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