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

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

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Banquet at Delmonico's : great minds, the Gilded Age, and the triumph of evolution in America
Title
Banquet at Delmonico's
Title remainder
great minds, the Gilded Age, and the triumph of evolution in America
Statement of responsibility
Barry Werth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Werth, Barry
Dewey number
303.40973/09034
Index
index present
LC call number
HM631
LC item number
.W47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Social Darwinism
  • Human evolution
  • Social change
  • Spencer, Herbert
  • Dinners and dining
  • Delmonico's Restaurant (New York, N.Y.)
  • Intellectuals
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Banquet at Delmonico's : great minds, the Gilded Age, and the triumph of evolution in America, Barry Werth
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-325) and index
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
Control code
ocn226037314
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxi, 362 p.
Isbn
9781400067787
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008016567
System control number
(OCoLC)226037314
Label
Banquet at Delmonico's : great minds, the Gilded Age, and the triumph of evolution in America, Barry Werth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-325) and index
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
Control code
ocn226037314
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxi, 362 p.
Isbn
9781400067787
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008016567
System control number
(OCoLC)226037314
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