The non-Darwinian revolution : reinterpreting a historical myth (Book, 1988) [WorldCat.org]
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The non-Darwinian revolution : reinterpreting a historical myth

Author: Peter J Bowler
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowler, Peter J.
Non-Darwinian revolution.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)755180573
Named Person: Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Bowler
ISBN: 0801836786 9780801836787 0801843677 9780801843679
OCLC Number: 17804296
Description: x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The myth of the Darwinian revolution : Darwinian and non-Darwinian modes of evolution ; The Darwin industry and its opponents --
II. Darwin's originality : A new biology? ; In the air ; The co-discoverers --
III. The impact of the origin : The gestation of nature ; The politics of a scientific revolution --
IV. Evolutionism triumphant : Pseudo-Darwinism ; Anti-Darwinism --
V. From Darwin to modern Darwinism : Population thinking ; The Mendelian revolution ; The modern synthesis --
VI. Human evolution : Anthropology and evolution ; Human origins --
VII. Social Darwinism : The struggle for existence ; Biological management --
VIII. A cultural revolution? : Evolution and the crisis of faith ; Darwin and modern culture --
IX. Toward a new historiography of evolutionism.
Responsibility: Peter J. Bowler.
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