The Resource Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson

Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson

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Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker
Title
Charles Darwin
Title remainder
Victorian mythmaker
Statement of responsibility
A.N. Wilson
Title variation
Victorian mythmaker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A radical reappraisal of Darwin argues that the evolution pioneer was less of an original scientific intellect than a ruthless self-promoter who did not give credit to the actual sages whose ideas he advanced in his history-shaping book
Biography type
individual biography
Dewey number
  • 576.8/2092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson
Label
Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by John Murray (Publishers), an Hachette UK Company." -- Title page verso
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A symbol -- The old hat -- What he owed to Edinburgh -- Cambridge: Charles Darwin, Gent -- The voyage of the Beagle -- 'Blackbirds... gross-beaks... wren' -- The ladder by which you mounted -- Lost in the vicinity of Bloomsbury -- Half-embedded in the flesh of their wives -- An essay by Mr. Wallace -- A poker and a rabbit -- Is it true? -- The Oxford Debate and its aftermath -- Adios, theory -- Immense generalizations -- Evolution old and new -- Mutual aid
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
438 pages, 16 unnumbered pages pf plates
Isbn
9780062433497
Lccn
bl2017039907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles

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