Nathaniel Southgate Shaler and the Culture of American Science.
Livingstone, David N.

Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1987. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Dj has some minor wear and rubbing along the edges with light scuffing to the covers. 395 pages with illustrations, appendix, endnotes, bibliography, and index. An examination of the life and influence of Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1841-1906), Harvard's professor of Geology and Paleontology during the Darwinian era and his thoughts on race, science, education, Darwin, and eugenics. (Item ID: 11375)


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