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Author Levine, Alex, 1966-

Title Darwinistas! : the construction of evolutionary thought in nineteenth century Argentina / Alex Levine, Adriana Novoa
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
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Series History of science and medicine library, 1872-0684 ; v. 27
Scientific and learned cultures and their institutions ; v. 5
History of science and medicine library ; v. 27
History of science and medicine library. Scientific and learned cultures and their institutions ; v. 5
Contents Darwin in Argentina -- Conflicting Systems -- Francisco Javier Muniz (1795-1871) -- Hermann Burmeister (1807-1891) -- Francisco P. Moreno (1852-1919) -- Domingo F. Sarmiento (1811-1888) -- Eduardo Holmberg (1852-1937) -- Florentino Ameghino (1854-1911) -- Jose Ingenieros (1877-1925) -- Carlos Octavio Bunge (1875-1918)
Summary After setting out the intellectual, cultural, and political context of the reception of Darwinism in Argentina, this book presents original translations of central texts in that reception, most of which have never before appeared in English
Notes Companion volume to: From man to ape : Darwinism in Argentina, 1870-1920. c2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. On the origin of species.
Evolution (Biology) -- Social aspects -- Argentina -- History -- 19th century.
Evolution (Biology) -- Argentina -- History -- 19th century.
Naturalists -- Argentina -- Biography.
Science -- Argentina -- History -- 19th century.
Scientists -- Argentina -- Biography.
Argentina -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Novoa, Adriana, 1963-
Novoa, Adriana, 1963- From man to ape
LC no. 2011042188
ISBN 1283426277
9004221921 (electronic bk.)
9781283426275
9789004221925 (electronic bk.)