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Sourcebook on history of evolution

Author: Mark A Largent
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., ©2002.
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Largent
ISBN: 0787294381 9780787294380
OCLC Number: 51657434
Description: vii, 414 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Section I --
Thoughts on evolution before 1859 --
"Of species among living bodies and the idea that we should attach to that word" from Zoological philosophy (1809) / Jean Baptiste Lamarck --
"High importance of investigating the fossil remains of quadrupeds" from Essay on the theory of earth (1813) / George Cuvier --
"Changes of the organic world now in progress" from Principles of geology (1830-1833) / Charles Lyell --
"The fundamental relations of animals one to another and to the world in which they live as the basis of the natural system of animals" from Essay on classification (1859) / Louis Agassiz --
"Hypothesis of the development of the vegetable and animal kingdoms" from Vestiges of the natural history of creation (1844) / Robert Chambers --
"Review of Vestiges of the natural history of creation" (1845) / Adam Sedgwick --
"Of certain characteristics of scientific induction" from The philosophy of the inductive sciences (1840) / William Whewell --
Selections from An essay on the principle of population (1826) / Thomas Malthus --
Selections from Natural theology (1800) / William Paley --
Section II --
Darwin --
"St. Jago-Cape de Verd Islands" and "Galapagos Archipelago" from Voyage of the beagle (1836) / Charles Darwin --
Selections from On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life (1859) / Charles Darwin --
Selection from Descent of man and selection in relation to sex (1871) / Charles Darwin --
Selection III --
The reception of Darwin --
"Review of Darwin's Origin of species" (1860) / Samuel Wilberforce --
Selections from "Darwin on the origin of the species" (1860) / Richard Owen --
Selection from "The origin of species" (1867) / Fleeming Jenkin --
"Evolution and permanence of type" (1874) / Louis Agassiz --
"The Darwinian hypothesis" (1859) / Thomas H. Huxley --
"Natural selection not inconsistent with natural theology" (1860) / Asa Gray --
Letter : Charles Darwin to Asa Gray, May 22, 1860 / Charles Darwin --
The origin of the fittest (1886) / Edward Drinker Cope Selection IV --
Evolution in the interphase --
"The origin of species by mutation" (1902) / Hugo de Vries --
"The recent development of biology" (1904) / Jacques Loeb --
"Evolutionary faith and modern doubts" (1922) / William Bateson --
"A plea for old fashioned natural history" (1916) / David Starr Jordan --
Selection from Darwinism to-day (1908) / Vernon Kellogg --
"The social organism" (1860) / Herbert Spencer --
"The gospel of wealth" (1901) / Andrew Carnegie --
"The absurd effort to make the world over" (1894) / William Graham Sumner --
Selection from Physics and politics : thoughts on the application of the principles of "Natural selection" and "Inheritance" to political society (1916) / Walter Bagehot --
"Biological analogies in history" (1910) / Theodore Roosevelt --
Mutual aid : a factor in evolution (1902) / Petr Kropotkin --
"Social Darwinism" (1918) / David Starr Jordan --
Headquarters nights : a record of conversations and experiences at the headquarters of the German army in France and Belgium (1917) / Vernon Kellogg --
Section V --
Eugenics and the health of the race --
Selection from "Hereditary genius" (1869) / Francis Galton --
Selection from Heredity in relation to eugenics (1911) / Charles Benedict Davenport --
"Race and democracy" from Passing of the great race (1916) / Madison Grant --
"Undesirable aliens" (1923) / Herbert Spencer Jennings --
Selection from Eugenical sterilization : 1926 : historical, legal, and statistical review of eugenical sterilization in the United States (1926) / Harry H. Laughlin --
Buck v. Bell, U.S. supreme court decision, 1927 / Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. --
"No healthy race without birth control" (1921) / Margaret Sanger Section VI --
The scopes trial --
Butler act (1925) --
"Obituaries for William Jennings Bryan" (1925) / H.L. Mencken --
"The origin of man" (1924) / William Jennings Bryan --
Section VII --
The modern evolutionary synthesis --
Selection from Evolution: the modern synthesis (1942) / Julian Huxley --
"Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution" (1973) / Theodosis Dobzhansky.
Responsibility: Mark A. Largent.

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