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

Autor: Adam Gopnik
Editora: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : Inglês : 1st edVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Biographies
Pessoa Denominada: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Abraham Lincoln; Charles Darwin; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Adam Gopnik
ISBN: 9780307270788 0307270785
Número OCLC: 229026785
Descrição: 211 pages ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: Angels & ages --
Lincoln's mind --
Darwin's eye --
Lincoln in history --
Darwin in time --
Ages & angels.
Responsabilidade: 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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