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Charles Darwin, the origin of species : new interdisciplinary essays

Charles Darwin, the origin of species : new interdisciplinary essays

Author: David Amigoni; Jeff Wallace
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©1995.
Series: Texts in culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Several new readings, crossing the fields of history, literature, sociology, anthropology and history of science, demonstrate the complex position of the text within cultural debates past and  Read more...

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Named Person: Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Amigoni; Jeff Wallace
ISBN: 0719040248 9780719040245 0719040256 9780719040252
OCLC Number: 1082512978
Description: xii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Chronology1. Introduction: Difficulty and defamiliarisation - language and process in The Origin of Species - Jeff Wallace2. Classification and continuity in The Origin of Species - Harriet Ritvo3. Science, ideology and culture: Malthus and The Origin of Species - Ted Benton4. The Origin of Species and the science of female inferiority - Fiona Erskine5. Proliferation and its discontents: Max Muller, Leslie Stephen, George Eliot and The Origin of Species as representation - David Amigoni6. Origins, species and Great Expectations - Kate Flint7. Hinduism, Darwinism and evolution in late nineteenth-century India - Dermot KillingleySelect bibliographyIndex -- .
Series Title: Texts in culture.
Responsibility: edited by David Amigoni and Jeff Wallace.


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