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Social Darwinism : science and myth in Anglo-American social thought

Author: Robert C Bannister
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2008?]
Series: American civilization
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Repr.]View all editions and formats
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Attempts to assess the role played by Darwinian ideas in the writings of English-speaking social theorists.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Bannister
ISBN: 9780877225669 0877225664
OCLC Number: 610803777
Description: 298 Seiten ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: The Idea of Social Darwinism 1. The Scientific Background 2. Hushing Up Death 3. Philanthropic Energy and Philosophic Calm 4. Amending the Faith 5. William Graham Sumner 6. The Survival of the Fittest Is Our Doctrine 7. Neo-Darwinism and the Crisis of the 1890s 8. A Pigeon Fanciers' Polity 9. The Scaffolding of Progress 10. The Nietzsche Vogue 11. Beyond the Battle: The Literary Naturalists 12. Imperialism and the Warriar Critique Epilogue: From Histrionics to History Notes Index
Series Title: American civilization
Responsibility: Robert C. Bannister.

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