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The Resource Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson

Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson

Label
Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker
Title
Charles Darwin
Title remainder
Victorian mythmaker
Statement of responsibility
A.N. Wilson
Title variation
Victorian mythmaker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A radical reappraisal of Darwin argues that the evolution pioneer was less of an original scientific intellect than a ruthless self-promoter who did not give credit to the actual sages whose ideas he advanced in his history-shaping book
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, A. N.
Dewey number
  • 576.8/2092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.D2
LC item number
W55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Naturalists
  • Naturalists
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Naturalists
  • Great Britain
Label
Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by John Murray (Publishers), an Hachette UK Company."--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-422) 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
A symbol -- The old hat -- What he owed to Edinburgh -- Cambridge : Charles Darwin, Gent -- The voyage of the Beagle -- 'Blackbirds...gross-beaks...wren' -- The ladder by which you mounted -- Lost in the vicinity of Bloomsbury -- Half-embedded in the flesh of their wives -- An essay by Mr. Wallace -- A poker and a rabbit -- Is it true? -- The Oxford Debate and its aftermath -- Adios, theory -- Immense generalizations -- Evolution old and new -- Mutual aid
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
438 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062433497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn972213903
  • (OCoLC)972213903
Label
Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker, A.N. Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by John Murray (Publishers), an Hachette UK Company."--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-422) 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
A symbol -- The old hat -- What he owed to Edinburgh -- Cambridge : Charles Darwin, Gent -- The voyage of the Beagle -- 'Blackbirds...gross-beaks...wren' -- The ladder by which you mounted -- Lost in the vicinity of Bloomsbury -- Half-embedded in the flesh of their wives -- An essay by Mr. Wallace -- A poker and a rabbit -- Is it true? -- The Oxford Debate and its aftermath -- Adios, theory -- Immense generalizations -- Evolution old and new -- Mutual aid
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
438 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062433497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn972213903
  • (OCoLC)972213903

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