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Darwin's ghosts : the secret history of evolution / Rebecca Stott.

Stott, Rebecca. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781400069378 :
  • ISBN: 1400069378 :
  • Physical Description: xviii, 396 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-376) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Darwin's list : Kent, 1859 -- Aristotle's eyes : Lesbos, 344 BC -- The worshipful curiosity of Jahiz : Basra and Baghdad, 850 -- Leonardo and the potter : Milan, 1493 ; Paris, 1570 -- Trembley's polyp : The Hague, 1740 -- The Consul of Cairo : Cairo, 1708 -- The Hotel of the Philosophers : Paris, 1749 -- Erasmus underground : Derbyshire, 1767 -- The Jardin des Plantes : Paris, 1800 -- The sponge philosopher : Edinburgh, 1826 -- The encyclopedist : Edinburgh, 1844 -- Alfred Wallace's fevered dreams : Malay Archipelago, 1858 -- Epilogue -- Appendix: An historical sketch of the recent progress of opinion on the Origin of species / by Charles Darwin.
Citation/References Note: LJ 05/01/2011
PW 03/19/2012
Kirkus 03/15/2012
NYT Bk 07/22/2012
Summary, etc.: Evolution was not discovered single-handedly, Rebecca Stott argues, contrary to what has become standard lore, but is an idea that emerged over many centuries, advanced by daring individuals across the globe who had the imagination to speculate on nature's extraordinary ways, and who had the courage to articulate such speculations at a time when to do so was often considered heresy.
Subject: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. On the origin of species.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 > Sources.
Evolution (Biology) > History.
Scientists > Biography.
Naturalists > Biography.

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