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256 Pages | 8 page b/w plate section

5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780199565580

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Evolution Before Darwin

Pietro Corsi

  • Forms a counterpoint to all the many books and events celebrating Darwin Year
  • Fills in the historical and political context of Darwin, Lyell, and evolutionary ideas in a period of reform and revolution
  • Will appeal to all those fascinated by Victorian Britain and history of ideas, as well as those interested in evolution
  • Novel, revisionist view, focusing on the relationship and exchanges of ideas between England and the Continent in the early part of the 19th century
  • Written by one of the leading historians of science on Lamarck and evolutionary ideas

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