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Sparks of life : Darwinism and the Victorian debates over spontaneous generation / James E. Strick.

Author/creator Strick, James Edgar, 1956-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoCambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.
Descriptionxi, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Spontaneous generation and early Victorian science -- "Molecular" theories and the conversion of Owen and Bennett -- Bastian as rising star -- Initial confrontation with the X club: 1870-1873 -- Colloids, pleomorphic theories, and cell theories: a state of flux -- Germ theories and the British medical community -- Purity and contamination: Tyndall's campaign as the final blow.
Local noteLittle-346490--305131051863-
Local noteLittle-346490--305131051863-
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 274-275) and index.
LCCN 00031915
ISBN067400292X (cloth)
ISBN9780674002920 (cloth)

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