Huxley: evolution's high priest, Volume 2

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Continuing his acclaimed study of the rise of the professional and the changes in industrial society in the late 19th century, Adrian Desmond again looks at the life of Thomas Huxley, and how it reflected the social challenges of the Victorian era.

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HUXLEY: From Devil's Disciple to Evolution's High Priest

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A whopping life of Thomas Huxley (182595), who did much to bring Victorian-era science to a lay audience. History has tended to remember Huxley as a stalking horse for Charles Darwin, a man who ... Read full review

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This is a thorough biography of the life of one of the most important scientists of the 19th century (in fact, the man who first used the term "scientist" to describe a profession). It was Huxley ... Read full review


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