Desmond: Archetypes & Ancestors (Pr Only): Palaeontology in Victorian London, 1850-1875

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"The social construction of scientific knowledge, clearly one of the most exciting trends in the history of science in the 1890's, has made a solid stride forward with the publication of "Archetypes and Ancestors." . . . Adrian Desmond set out to determine how much light might be shed on the mid-Victorian controversies over fossil reconstruction by an investigation of the ideological commitments and political programs of London paleontologists. The answer is: a great deal of light. The resulting book is thoroughly ...

Desmond: Archetypes & Ancestors (Pr Only): Palaeontology in Victorian London, 1850-1875 1986, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226143446

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