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The Resource Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution : A Brief History with Documents, Sandra Herbert

Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution : A Brief History with Documents, Sandra Herbert

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Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution : A Brief History with Documents
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Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution
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A Brief History with Documents
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Sandra Herbert
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eng
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Herbert, Sandra
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576.8/2
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index present
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QH375
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.H437 2011
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Bedford series in history and culture
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  • Darwin, Charles
  • Evolution
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Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution : A Brief History with Documents, Sandra Herbert
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Pages 39-123 consist of documents from the period
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-131) and index
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pt. 1. Introduction: Development of the theory of evolution. Sources of evolutionary ideas in the late eighteenth century ; Evolutionary and antievolutionary currents in early nineteenth-century thought ; Charles Darwin and the evolution debate ; The voyage of HMS Beagle, 1831-1836 ; Darwin's development of a theory ; The birth of On the origin of species ; Response to On the origin of species -- pt. 2. The documents. The question of evolution arises: Genera plantarum: the families of plants, 1787 / Carl Linnaeus ; Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the new continent, during the years 1799-1804, 1814 / Alexander von Humboldt ; The temple of nature; or, the Origin of society, 1803 / Erasmus Darwin ; "Am I not a man and a brother?" 1787; an American version, 1837 / Josiah Wedgwood ; Notes on the state of Virginia, 1787 / Thomas Jefferson ; Essay on the theory of the earth, with mineralogical illustrations by Professor Jameson, 1822 / Georges Cuvier ; An essay on the principle of population, 1798 / Thomas Robert Malthus ; Natural theology, 1802 / William Paley ; Zoological philosophy, 1809 / Jean-Baptiste Lamarck ; Principles of geology, 1832 / Charles Lyell ; Letter to Charles Lyell, 1836 / John Herschel -- Charles Darwin addresses the question of evolution: Journal of researches, 1839 / Charles Darwin ; Glyptodon clavipes (Gigantic extinct armadillo), 1845 / [Richard Owen] ; Ornithological notes, 1836 / Charles Darwin ; Notebook B, 1837 / Charles Darwin ; Letter to Charles Darwin, c February 1839 / Emma Darwin ; Presidential address to the Geological Society of London, February 17, 1843 / Roderick Murchison ; Vestiges of the natural history of creation, 1844 / [Robert Chambers] / On the law which has regulated the introduction of new species, 1855 / Alfred Russel Wallace ; Letter to Asa Gray, 1857 / Charles Darwin ; Recollections, 1858 / Alfred Russel Wallace ; Recollections, 1831-1858 / Charles Darwin ; Letter to John Murray, May 3, 1859 / Whitwell Elwin ; On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, 1859 / Charles Darwin ; Report on the 1860 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1860 / Athenaeum ; Review of Darwin's Origin, 1860 / Asa Gray ; Review of Darwin's Origin, 1860 / Louis Agassiz ; Grave sites of Asa Gray and Louis Agassiz ; Letters, 1861-1866 / Charles Darwin and Asa Gray -- Appendixes. A chronology of the history of evolutionary ideas (1739-1882) ; Questions for consideration ; Selected bibliography
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ocn743283737
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21 cm.
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xv, 139 pages
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9780312475178
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(pbk.)
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2010932772
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rdamedia
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facsimiles, illustrations, map
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(Sirsi) 1354167
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Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution : A Brief History with Documents, Sandra Herbert
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Pages 39-123 consist of documents from the period
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-131) and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction: Development of the theory of evolution. Sources of evolutionary ideas in the late eighteenth century ; Evolutionary and antievolutionary currents in early nineteenth-century thought ; Charles Darwin and the evolution debate ; The voyage of HMS Beagle, 1831-1836 ; Darwin's development of a theory ; The birth of On the origin of species ; Response to On the origin of species -- pt. 2. The documents. The question of evolution arises: Genera plantarum: the families of plants, 1787 / Carl Linnaeus ; Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the new continent, during the years 1799-1804, 1814 / Alexander von Humboldt ; The temple of nature; or, the Origin of society, 1803 / Erasmus Darwin ; "Am I not a man and a brother?" 1787; an American version, 1837 / Josiah Wedgwood ; Notes on the state of Virginia, 1787 / Thomas Jefferson ; Essay on the theory of the earth, with mineralogical illustrations by Professor Jameson, 1822 / Georges Cuvier ; An essay on the principle of population, 1798 / Thomas Robert Malthus ; Natural theology, 1802 / William Paley ; Zoological philosophy, 1809 / Jean-Baptiste Lamarck ; Principles of geology, 1832 / Charles Lyell ; Letter to Charles Lyell, 1836 / John Herschel -- Charles Darwin addresses the question of evolution: Journal of researches, 1839 / Charles Darwin ; Glyptodon clavipes (Gigantic extinct armadillo), 1845 / [Richard Owen] ; Ornithological notes, 1836 / Charles Darwin ; Notebook B, 1837 / Charles Darwin ; Letter to Charles Darwin, c February 1839 / Emma Darwin ; Presidential address to the Geological Society of London, February 17, 1843 / Roderick Murchison ; Vestiges of the natural history of creation, 1844 / [Robert Chambers] / On the law which has regulated the introduction of new species, 1855 / Alfred Russel Wallace ; Letter to Asa Gray, 1857 / Charles Darwin ; Recollections, 1858 / Alfred Russel Wallace ; Recollections, 1831-1858 / Charles Darwin ; Letter to John Murray, May 3, 1859 / Whitwell Elwin ; On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, 1859 / Charles Darwin ; Report on the 1860 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1860 / Athenaeum ; Review of Darwin's Origin, 1860 / Asa Gray ; Review of Darwin's Origin, 1860 / Louis Agassiz ; Grave sites of Asa Gray and Louis Agassiz ; Letters, 1861-1866 / Charles Darwin and Asa Gray -- Appendixes. A chronology of the history of evolutionary ideas (1739-1882) ; Questions for consideration ; Selected bibliography
Control code
ocn743283737
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 139 pages
Isbn
9780312475178
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010932772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimiles, illustrations, map
System control number
(Sirsi) 1354167

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