Hugh Miller

By: W. Keith Leask
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Hugh Miller" by W. Keith Leask is a captivating biography detailing the life of a remarkable Scottish geologist, naturalist, and writer. Set against the backdrop of Scotland during the Victorian era, the book delves into Miller's significant contributions to science and literature. As a paleontologist, Miller made groundbreaking fossil discoveries that contributed to the understanding of evolution and geological research. His intellectual pursuits and scientific observations earned him recognition as a pioneering scientist of his time. Beyond his scientific endeavors, Miller was also a prolific writer, known for his engaging prose and insightful reflections on nature, religion, and society. His writings often reflected his religious beliefs and served as a platform for exploring the intersections between faith and science. Leask's biography meticulously explores Miller's life, shedding light on his intellectual curiosity, his enduring legacy, and his profound impact on both scientific thought and literary culture. Through vivid storytelling and detailed research, the book offers readers a comprehensive portrait of this influential figure, whose contributions continue to resonate in the fields of science and literature.

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W. Keith Leask

Leask was born on April 16, 1857, in the parish of Old Machar, Old Aberdeen. He was the son of James Leask, who studied at King's College in Aberdeen from 1844-6 and worked as an advocate in Aberdeen. His mother's name was Mary Ann Allan. Leask attended Aberdeen Grammar School and earned an M.A. from the University of Aberdeen in 1877. He went on to study at the University of Oxford, where he graduated with first class Class. Mods. in 1879 and second class Litt. Hum. in 1881. Between 1882 to 1887, he worked as an assistant to W D Geddes, Professor of Greek, at the University of Aberdeen. He returned to Oxford between 1889 and 1894, but was not awarded a permanent position. W. Keith Leask was a writer and classics lecturer at the University of Aberdeen. He published various biographies and classical masterpieces.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 90pages
  • ISBN-10: 936276993X
  • ISBN-13: 9789362769930
  • Item Weight: 117g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.42mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenil e Nonfiction / General