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Darwin's sacred cause : how a hatred of slavery shaped Darwin's view on human evolution

Author: Adrian J Desmond; James R Moore
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.

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Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian J Desmond; James R Moore
ISBN: 9780226144511 0226144518
OCLC Number: 839689475
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
Description: xxi, 485 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The intimate "Blackamoor" --
Racial numbskulls --
All nations of one blood --
Living in slave countries --
Common descent: from the father of man to the father of all mammals --
Hybridizing humans --
This odious deadly subject --
Domestic animals and domestic institutions --
Oh for shame Agassiz! --
The contamination of Negro blood --
The secret science drifts from its sacred cause --
Cannibals and the Confederacy in London --
The descent of the races.
Other Titles: How a hatred of slavery shaped Darwin's views on human evolution
Responsibility: Adrian Desmond & James Moore.

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