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Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution

By: Gertrude Himmelfarb

Ivan R Dee

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #53579 | ISBN: 1566631068
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A biographical, historical, and philosophical study of the impact of Darwinisn on the intellectual climate of the 19th century. A seminal study from the well known Darwinian scholar, first published in 1959.

Absorbing, well written, and splendidly organized.--I. Bernard Cohen


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Biography

Gertrude Himmelfarb is professor emeritus of history in the Graduate School of the City University of New York. She has written extensively on Victorian England, including The De-Moralization of Society, Poverty and Compassion, The Idea of Poverty, On Liberty and Liberalism, and Victorian Minds. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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