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Monad to Man

The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary Biology

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PAPERBACK

$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674032484

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

Short

648 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

57 halftones, 41 line illustrations, 1 table

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Progress and Culture
  • 2. The Birth of Evolutionism
  • 3. The Nineteenth Century: From Cuvier to Owen
  • 4. Charles Darwin and Progress
  • 5. Evolution as World View
  • 6. The Professional Biologist
  • 7. Evolution Travels West
  • 8. British Evolutionists and Mendelian Genetics
  • 9. Discipline Building in Britain
  • 10. The Genetics of Populations
  • 11. The Synthesis
  • 12. Professional Evolutionism
  • 13. Contemporary Debates
  • 14. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Credits
  • Index

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