"Inarguably well researched and in possession of the kind of knowledgeable depth only found in the realm of expertise." (Bookslut) "An essential resource for those interested in the study of heredity-in any time period or disciplinary tradition, from seventeenth-century studies of generation to contemporary work on the ethics of genetically modified organisms or human cloning. Muller-Wille and Rheinberger's contribution thus serves as a valuable addition to our existing histories of generation, heredity, and genetics." (HOPOS)"
Staffan Muller-Wille is a senior lecturer and research associate with the ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society and the Centre for Medical History, both at the University of Exeter. Hans-Jorg Rheinberger is director at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. They are the editors of Heredity Produced: At the Crossroads of Biology, Politics, and Culture, 1500-1870.