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Evolution : the remarkable history of a scientific theory  Cover Image Book Book

Evolution : the remarkable history of a scientific theory

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  • ISBN: 9780812968491
  • ISBN: 0812968492
  • ISBN: 9780679642886
  • ISBN: 0679642889
  • Physical Description: xiv, 337 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-321) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Bursting the limits of time -- A growing sense of progress -- On the origins of Darwinism -- Enthroning naturalism -- Ascent of evolutionism -- Missing links -- Genetics enters the picture -- Applied human evolution -- America's anti-evolution crusade -- The modern synthesis -- Modern culture wars -- Postmodern developments.
Summary, etc.: Larson traces the history of the contentious concept of evolution from Darwin's predecessors, like Cuvier and Lyell, to his early advocates, like Asa Gray and Thomas Huxley, and "postmodern" advocates such as Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Dawkins.
Subject: Evolution (Biology) Philosophy History
Evolution (Biology)
Genre: Student Collection.

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