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History, Humanity and Evolution: Essays for John C. Greene

edited by James R. Moore
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 444 pages.

A collection of essays in honor of the eminent historian of science John C. Greene, History, Humanity, and Evolution includes essays by Roy Porter on Erasmus Darwin, Adrian Desmond on Lamarckism and democracy, Jim Secord on Robert Chambers and Vestiges of Creation, Martin Rudwick on nineteenth-century visual representations of the deep past, Peter J. Bowler on degeneration and orthogenesis in theories of human evolution, and John R. Durant on Darwinian religion in the twentieth century. "[I]t is required reading for scholars in any field concerned with evolutionary thought in the nineteenth century," wrote the reviewer for Isis.