The book that changed America How Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation
Book - 2017
Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social reformers, including Henry David Thoreau and Bronson Alcott, against a backdrop of growing tensions and transcendental idealism in 1860 America.
New York, New York :
- Physical Description
- x, 294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Main Author