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Mr. Jefferson and the giant moose : natural history in early America

著者: Lee Alan Dugatkin
出版商: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
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Capturing the essence of the origin and evolution of the so-called "degeneracy debates," over whether the flora and fauna of America (including Native Americans) were naturally weaker and feebler than species elsewhere in the world, this book chronicles Thomas Jefferson's efforts to counter French conceptions of American degeneracy, culminating in his sending of a stuffed moose to Buffon.
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提及的人: Thomas Jefferson; Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, comte de; Thomas Jefferson; Georges Louis Le Clerc de Buffon; Thomas Jefferson; Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, comte de
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所有的著者/提供者: Lee Alan Dugatkin
ISBN: 9780226169149 0226169146
OCLC号码: 317923081
描述: xii, 166 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
内容: "Dictatorial powers of the botanical gentlemen of Europe" --
The count's degenerate America --
"Noxious vapors and corrupt juices" --
"Not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting" --
"Geniuses which adorn the present age" --
Enter the moose --
Thirty-seven-pound frogs and Patagonian giants --
Extracting the "tapeworm of Europe" from our brain.
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In the years after the Revolutionary War, the fledging republic of America was viewed by many Europeans as a degenerate backwater, populated by subspecies weak and feeble. This book recreates the  再读一些...

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