The Book That Changed America

Author: Randall Fuller
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698186672
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Creating a rich tableau of nineteenth-century American intellectual culture, as well as providing a fascinating biography of perhaps the single most important idea of that time, The Book That Changed America is also an account of issues and ...

The Book That Changed America

Author: Randall Fuller
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 052542833X
Size: 42.93 MB
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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social reformers, including Henry David Thoreau and Bronson Alcott, against a backdrop of growing tensions and transcendental ...

From Battlefields Rising

Author: Randall Fuller
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199792658
Size: 34.54 MB
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Now available in paperback, From Battlefields Rising explores the profound impact of the war on writers including Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Emily Dickinson, and Frederick Douglass.

What About Darwin

Author: Thomas F. Glick
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801897528
Size: 73.75 MB
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The quotations trace a broad conversation about Darwin across great distances of time and space, revealing his profound influence on the great thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Darwin S First Theory Exploring Darwin S Quest For A Theory Of Earth

Author: Rob Wesson
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: 1681773775
Size: 47.86 MB
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Retracing Darwin’s footsteps in South America and beyond, geologist Rob Wesson treks across the Andes, cruises waters charted by the Beagle, hunts for fossils in Uruguay and Argentina, and explores sites of long vanished glaciers in ...

Emerson S Ghosts

Author: Randall Fuller
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019029535X
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In this innovative study, Randall Fuller examines the way pivotal twentieth-century critics have understood and deployed Emerson as part of their own larger projects aimed at reconceiving America.

Debating Darwin

Author: Robert J. Richards
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638439X
Size: 62.52 MB
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The book concludes with a jointly authored chapter that brings this debate into the present, focusing on human evolution, consciousness, religion, and morality.

Darwinism As Religion

Author: Michael Ruse
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190241047
Size: 66.68 MB
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Drawing on a deep understanding of both the science and the history, Michael Ruse surveys the naturalistic thinking about the origins of organisms, including the origins of humankind, as portrayed in novels and in poetry, taking the story ...

Climate Change And The Health Of Nations

Author: Anthony McMichael
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190262958
Size: 47.82 MB
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The story of mankind's survival in the face of an unpredictable and unstable climate, and of the terrible toll that climate change can take, in fact could not be more important as we face therealities of a warming planet.