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Darwinism comes to America

Author: Ronald L Numbers
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
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Why do so many Americans still resist the ideas laid out by Darwin in "On the Origin of Species"? Focusing on crucial aspects of the history of Darwinism in America, Ronald Numbers attempts to get to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Numbers, Ronald L.
Darwinism comes to America.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607085497
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald L Numbers
ISBN: 0674193113 9780674193116 0674193121 9780674193123
OCLC Number: 38747194
Description: 216 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Darwin, Creationism, and intelligent design --
Darwinism and the dogma of separate creations: the response of American naturalists to evolution --
Creating creationism: meanings and uses since the age of Agassiz --
Darwinism in the American South: from the early 1860s to the late 1920s --
The Scopes trial: history and legend --
"Scientists of satanic origin": Adventist attitudes toward evolutionary biology and geology --
Creation, evolution, and Holy Ghost religion: holiness and Pentecostal responses to Darwinism.
Responsibility: Ronald L. Numbers.
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[Darwinism Comes to America] offers major new insights for our understanding of how America responded to Darwin. -- Peter J. Bowler Science This is an interesting, important, and concise book by a Read more...

 
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