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Author Fiske, John, 1842-1901.

Title A century of science and other essays / by John Fiske .
Published Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1899
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Description 1 online resource ( vii, i leaf, 477 pages, 1 unnumbered page)
Contents Century of science -- Doctrine of evolution : its scope and purport -- Edward Livingston Youmans -- Part played by infancy in the evolution of man -- Origins of liberal thought in America -- Sir Harry Vane -- Arbitration treaty -- Francis Parkman -- Edward Augustus Freeman -- Cambridge as village and city -- Harvest of Irish folk-lore -- Guessing at half and multiplying by two -- Forty years of Bacon Shakespearefully -- Some cranks and their crochets
Summary "The current book is a collection of essays, speech transcripts, and reprints that were written and compiled by John Fiske. This text, published in 1899, includes discussions on science, evolution, philosophy, and liberal thought." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Notes Includes index
Also issued in print
Subject Youmans, Edward Livingston, 1821-1887.
Vane, Henry, Sir, 1613-1662.
Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893.
Freeman, Edward A. (Edward Augustus), 1823-1892.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Authorship.
Cook, Joseph, 1838-1901.
Science -- History.
Arbitration (International law)
Folklore -- Ireland.
Science -- history.
Cambridge (Mass.) -- Description and travel.
Form Electronic book