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Darwinism in Argentina : major texts (1845-1909) / [edited by] Leila Gomez
Alternate (uniform) Title Piedra del escándalo. English
Lanham, Md. : Bucknell University Press ; Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2012
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 4th Floor  QH365.O8 P5413 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. On the origin of species
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
Subject(s) Evolution (Biology) -- Argentina -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Evolution (Biology) -- Social aspects -- Argentina -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Subject Argentina -- Intellectual life -- 19th century -- Sources
Physical Description xi, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-265) and index
Contents Introduction : Darwin, the heart of the controversy : science, politics, and literature -- pt. 1. The first readers of On the origin of species in Argentina : the dialogue between Darwin and Muñiz, and the controversy with Hudson. The woodpecker of the pampas / William Henry Hudson ; The response / Charles Darwin ; The Muñi-Felis bonaerensis / Francisco Javier Muñiz ; A letter to Muñiz / Charles Darwin ; Ñata oxen / Domingo F. Sarmiento -- pt. 2. Scientific fantasies : Darwin's followers and detractors in Argentina. Two parties in conflict / Eduardo L. Holmberg ; Charles Robert Darwin / Eduardo L. Holmberg ; The study of South American man / Francisco P. Moreno ; Darwin : lecture given in the Teatro Nacional, following the death of Charles Darwin / Domingo F. Sarmiento ; Luz del Día's pilgrimage / Juan Bautista Alberdi ; History of creation / Hermann Burmeister ; Remembrance in honor of Darwin : transformation as an exact science / Florentino Ameghino ; Tribute to Ameghino / Leopoldo Lugones ; Naturalism and education / José Manuel Estrada ; Yzur / Leopoldo Lugones -- pt. 3. Darwin and the shaping of Argentine identity : historical-sociological studies. The Argentine masses / José María Ramos Mejía ; Our America / Carlos O. Bunge ; The sociological evolution of Argentina : from barbarism to imperialism / José Ingenieros ; Racial conflict and harmony in the Americas / Domingo F. Sarmiento
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Alternate Author Gómez, Leila

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