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Of apes and ancestors : evolution, Christianity, and the Oxford debate

Author: Ian Hesketh
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2009
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By reconstructing the Oxford debate of 1860 on the merits of Charles Darwin?s Origin of Species, and carefully considering the individual perspectives of the main participants, Ian Hesketh argues that personal jealousies and professional agendas played a formative role in shaping the response to Darwin's hypothesis.
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History
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Hesketh, Ian, 1975-
Of apes and ancestors.
Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, c2009 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)
Named Person: Thomas Henry Huxley; Samuel Wilberforce; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Thomas Henry Huxley; Samuel Wilberforce; Thomas Henry Huxley; Samuel Wilberforce; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Hesketh
ISBN: 9781442697119 1442697113 9781442697591 1442697598
OCLC Number: 707712983
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 144 p.)
Contents: Introduction --
Charles Darwin: historian of natural history --
The struggles of Soapy Sam --
Thomas Henry Huxley and Richard Owen: or, Darwin's bulldog and the queer fish --
Joseph Dalton Hooker and the early history of a great friendship --
The Oxford debate --
Remembering the Oxford debate --
Epilogue: the history of the present.
Responsibility: Ian Hesketh.
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