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Thomas Huxley [electronic resource] : making the "man of science" / Paul White.

By: White, Paul, 1961-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge science biographies: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 205 p.) : ill.ISBN: 051106618X (electronic bk.); 9780511066184 (electronic bk.); 0511059876; 9780511059872; 051106831X; 9780511068317; 0511117183 (electronic bk.); 9780511117183 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895 | Evolution (Biology) -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Religion and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Naturalists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Huxley, T. H. (Thomas Henry), 1825-1895 | NATURE -- Reference | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- General | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biology | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & TechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Thomas Huxley.DDC classification: 570/.92 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Science at Home; 2 Gentlemen of Science?; 3 Science as Culture; 4 The Worship of Science; 5 "Darkest England"; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Examines the identity of the 'man of science' in Victorian times as it was shaped by Thomas Huxley, the leading naturalist and popularizer of Darwinian theory. Breaking with traditional biographies, White treats Huxley as exemplary of the British 'man of science' and reflects on the historical significance of scientific authority.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-197) and index.

Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Science at Home; 2 Gentlemen of Science?; 3 Science as Culture; 4 The Worship of Science; 5 "Darkest England"; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

Examines the identity of the 'man of science' in Victorian times as it was shaped by Thomas Huxley, the leading naturalist and popularizer of Darwinian theory. Breaking with traditional biographies, White treats Huxley as exemplary of the British 'man of science' and reflects on the historical significance of scientific authority.

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