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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
  • (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
  • (OCoLC)949142721

Library Locations

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      15 Union Street, Manchester, MA, 01944, US
      42.5749735 -70.77138570000001
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