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Author Lyons, Sherrie Lynne
Title Species, Serpents, Spirits, and Skulls : Science at the Margins in the Victorian Age
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2009
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Note Intro -- SPECIES, SERPENTS,SPIRITS, AND SKULLS -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: An Age of Transition -- 2. Swimming at the Edges of Scientific Respectability: Sea Serpents, Charles Lyell, and the Professionalization of Geology -- 3. Franz Gall, Johann Spurzheim,George Combe, and Phrenology: A Science for Everyone -- 4. The Crisis in Faith: William Crookes and Spiritualism -- 5. Morals and Materialism: Alfred Russel Wallace, Spiritualism,and the Problem of Evolution -- 6. Thatige Skepsis: Thomas Huxley and Evolutionary Theory -- 7. Negotiating the Boundaries of Science: An Ongoing Process -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- X -- Untitled
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Link Print version: Lyons, Sherrie Lynne Species, Serpents, Spirits, and Skulls : Science at the Margins in the Victorian Age Albany : State University of New York Press,c2009 9781438427973
Subject Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.;Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
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