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Henry Fairfield Osborn

Race, and the Search for the Origins of Man

Henry Fairfield Osborn( )
Author: Regal, Brian
Publication Date:Mar 2002
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $160.00
Book Description:

The American scientist Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857-1935) stood at the forefront of the debate over the evolution of man. Study of his theories, however, has been overshadowed by the perception that racism influenced his ideas. Henry Fairfield Osborn argues that his views were motivated by his science, itself grounded in religious doctrine. Osborn rejected ideas of primate ancestry and constructed his own non-Darwinian theory that human evolution was the long adventurous story of...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Fundamentalism
Social Science / Anthropology / Physical
Science / Paleontology
Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Social Science / Anthropology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.279 x 9.399 x 0.975 Inches
Book Weight:1.098 Pounds

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