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Angels and ages : a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life

Autor Adam Gopnik
Vydavatel: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Vydání/formát:   Tištěná kniha : Biography : English : 1st edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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On February 12, 1809, two men were born an ocean apart: Abraham Lincoln in a one-room Kentucky log cabin; Charles Darwin on an English country estate. Each would see his life's work inspire a stark change in mankind's understanding of itself. In this bicentennial twin portrait, Adam Gopnik shows how these two giants, who never met, altered the way we think about death and time--about the very nature of earthly  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Biography
Biographies
Osoba: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Abraham Lincoln; Charles Darwin; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Typ materiálu: Biography, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu Kniha, Internetový zdroj
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Adam Gopnik
ISBN: 9780307270788 0307270785
OCLC číslo: 229026785
Popis: 211 pages ; 25 cm
Obsahy: Angels & ages --
Lincoln's mind --
Darwin's eye --
Lincoln in history --
Darwin in time --
Ages & angels.
Odpovědnost: Adam Gopnik.
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On February 12, 1809, two men were born an ocean apart: Abraham Lincoln in a one-room Kentucky log cabin; Charles Darwin on an English country estate. Each would see his life's work inspire a stark change in mankind's understanding of itself. In this bicentennial twin portrait, Adam Gopnik shows how these two giants, who never met, altered the way we think about death and time--about the very nature of earthly existence.

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