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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spencer, Herbert
  • Delmonico's Restaurant (New York, N.Y.)
  • Social Darwinism
  • Human evolution
  • Social change
  • Dinners and dining
  • 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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm226037314
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxi, 362 pages
Isbn
9781400067787
Lccn
2008016567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226037314
  • (OCoLC)226037314
  • (Sirsi) a964279
Label
Banquet at Delmonico's : great minds, the Gilded Age, and the triumph of evolution in America, Barry Werth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm226037314
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxi, 362 pages
Isbn
9781400067787
Lccn
2008016567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226037314
  • (OCoLC)226037314
  • (Sirsi) a964279

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