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Banquet at Delmonico's : great minds, the Gilded Age, and the triumph of evolution in America / Barry Werth.

Author/creator Werth, Barry
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Random House, ©2009.
Descriptionxxxi, 362 pages ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Contents New York, November 8, 1882 -- Cambridge, 1871 -- New Haven, 1872 -- New York, 1873 -- New Haven, 1874 -- Brooklyn, 1875 -- Washington, 1876 -- Baltimore, 1877 -- Brooklyn, 1878 -- French Riviera, 1879 -- Washington, 1880 -- New York, 1881 -- New York, 1882.
Abstract Draws readers inside the circle of philosophers, scientists, politicians, businessmen, clergymen, and scholars who brought Charles Darwin's controversial ideas to America in the crucial years after the Civil War. Prominent among these men were the English philosopher Herbert Spencer, industrialist Andrew Carnegie, clergyman Henry Ward Beecher, and political reformer Carl Schurz.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [317]-325) and index.
LCCN 2008016567
ISBN9781400067787 (alk. paper)
ISBN1400067782 (alk. paper)

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