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Race, slavery and the quest for human origins

Author: Adrian J Desmond; James Moore
Publisher: London : Allen Lane : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Offers an explanation of how Darwin came to his famous view of evolution, which traced life to an ancient common ancestor. This title argues that only by understanding Darwin's Christian abolitionist inheritance can we shed light on the perplexing mix of personal drive, public hesitancy and scientific radicalism.
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Named Person: Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian J Desmond; James Moore
ISBN: 9781846140358 1846140358
OCLC Number: 852008063
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 512 pages : black and white, 16 pages inset ; 24 x 16 x 5 cm
Responsibility: Adrian J. Desmond ; James Moore.

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