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

Auteur: Adam Gopnik
Uitgever: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Biografie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Biography
Biographies
Genoemd persoon: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Abraham Lincoln; Charles Darwin; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Adam Gopnik
ISBN: 9780307270788 0307270785
OCLC-nummer: 229026785
Beschrijving: 211 pages ; 25 cm
Inhoud: Angels & ages --
Lincoln's mind --
Darwin's eye --
Lincoln in history --
Darwin in time --
Ages & angels.
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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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