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Author Stott, Rebecca.

Title Darwin's ghosts : the secret history of evolution / Rebecca Stott.

Imprint New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2013, c2012.

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Edition 2013 Spiegel & Grau trade pbk. ed.
Description xviii, 402 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Darwin's List, Kent, 1859 -- Aristotle's Eyes, Lesbos, 344 BC -- The Worshipful Curiosity of Jahiz, Basra and Baghdad, 850 -- Leonardo and the Potter, Milan, 1493; Paris, 1570 -- Trembley's Polyp, The Hague, 1740 -- The Consul of Cairo, Cairo, 1708 -- The Hotel of the Philosophers, Paris, 1749 -- Erasmus Underground, Derbyshire, 1767 -- The Jardin des Plantes, Paris, 1800 -- The Sponge Philosopher, Edinburgh, 1826 -- The Encyclopaedist, Edinburgh, 1844 -- Alfred Wallace's Fevered Dreams, Malay Archipelago, 1858 -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Darwin's "Historical Sketch."
Subject Evolution (Biology) -- History.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. On the origin of species.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Sources.
Scientists -- Biography.
Naturalists -- Biography.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. (OCoLC)fst00029136
On the origin of species (Darwin, Charles) (OCoLC)fst01356611
Evolution (Biology) (OCoLC)fst00917302
Naturalists. (OCoLC)fst01034543
Scientists. (OCoLC)fst01108895
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
ISBN 9780812981704 (pbk.)
0812981707 (pbk.)

 
    
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