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Of Apes and Ancestors
Author : Ian Hesketh
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Total Pages : 153
Release : 2009-01-01
ISBN 10 : 9780802092847
ISBN 13 : 0802092845
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


By reconstructing the Oxford debate of 1860 on the merits of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species, and carefully considering the individual perspectives of the main participants, Ian Hesketh argues that personal jealousies and professional agendas played a formative role in shaping the response to Darwin's hypothesis.

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