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The Resource The book that changed America : how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation, Randall Fuller

The book that changed America : how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation, Randall Fuller

Label
The book that changed America : how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation
Title
The book that changed America
Title remainder
how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation
Statement of responsibility
Randall Fuller
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 idealism in 1860 America
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fuller, Randall
Dewey number
576.8/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QH365.O8
LC item number
F85 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
The book that changed America : how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation, Randall Fuller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Origins -- The Book from Across the Atlantic -- Gray's Botany -- Beetles, Birds, Theories -- Word of Mouth -- Making a Stir -- A Night at the Lyceum -- The Nick of Time -- Part II: Struggles -- Bones of Contention -- Agassiz -- The What-Is-It? -- A Spirited Conflict -- Into the Vortex -- Tree of Life -- A Jolt of Recognition -- Wildfires -- Part III: Adaptations -- Discord in Concord -- Moods -- Meditations in a Garden -- The Succession of Forest Trees -- Races of the Old World -- A Cold Shudder -- Part IV: Transformations -- At Down House -- The Ghost of John Brown -- In the Transcendental Graveyard
Control code
1676364
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525428336
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016010344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1676364
  • (Sirsi) 1676364
  • (OCoLC)949142721
Label
The book that changed America : how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation, Randall Fuller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Origins -- The Book from Across the Atlantic -- Gray's Botany -- Beetles, Birds, Theories -- Word of Mouth -- Making a Stir -- A Night at the Lyceum -- The Nick of Time -- Part II: Struggles -- Bones of Contention -- Agassiz -- The What-Is-It? -- A Spirited Conflict -- Into the Vortex -- Tree of Life -- A Jolt of Recognition -- Wildfires -- Part III: Adaptations -- Discord in Concord -- Moods -- Meditations in a Garden -- The Succession of Forest Trees -- Races of the Old World -- A Cold Shudder -- Part IV: Transformations -- At Down House -- The Ghost of John Brown -- In the Transcendental Graveyard
Control code
1676364
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525428336
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016010344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1676364
  • (Sirsi) 1676364
  • (OCoLC)949142721

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