Looking for the first time at the cut-price anatomy schools rather than genteel Oxbridge, Desmond winkles out pre-Darwinian evolutionary ideas in reform-minded and politically charged early nineteenth-century London. In the process, he reveals the underside of London intellectual and social life in the generation before Darwin as it has never been seen before. qThe Politics of Evolution is intellectual dynamite, and certainly one of the most important books in the history of science published during the past decade.qaJim Secord, Times Literary Supplement qOne of those rare books that not only stakes out new territory but demands a radical overhaul of conventional wisdom.qaJohn Hedley Brooke, Times Higher Education Supplementaquot;The Politics of Evolution is intellectual dynamite, and certainly one of the most important books in the history of science published during the past decade.aquot;aJim Secord, Times Literary Supplement aquot;One of those rare books that not only ...
|Title||:||The Politics of Evolution|
|Publisher||:||University of Chicago Press - 1992-04-15|