The Resource Evolution : the remarkable history of a scientific theory, Edward J. Larson

Evolution : the remarkable history of a scientific theory, Edward J. Larson

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Evolution : the remarkable history of a scientific theory
Title
Evolution
Title remainder
the remarkable history of a scientific theory
Statement of responsibility
Edward J. Larson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 "postm odern" advocates such as Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Dawkins
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Edward J.
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH361
LC item number
.L27 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QH 361 L334 2004
Series statement
A Modern Library chronicles book
Series volume
17
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Evolution (Biology)
Label
Evolution : the remarkable history of a scientific theory, Edward J. Larson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm53483597
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xiv, 337 pages
Isbn
9780679642886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003064888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53483597
Label
Evolution : the remarkable history of a scientific theory, Edward J. Larson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm53483597
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xiv, 337 pages
Isbn
9780679642886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003064888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53483597

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