The Resource Between man and beast : an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm, Monte Reel

Between man and beast : an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm, Monte Reel

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Between man and beast : an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm
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Between man and beast
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an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm
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Monte Reel
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eng
Summary
"An adventure tale of a young man, Paul Du Chaillu, who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still-mythical beast--the gorilla--only to stumble into the center of the biggest debate of the day: Darwin's theory of evolution
Dewey number
916.7210423
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Between man and beast : an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm, Monte Reel
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-314) and index
Contents
  • "Unfriends"
  • Fever dreams
  • Between men and apes
  • Maps and legends
  • A lion in London
  • The man-eaters
  • D.O.A
  • Spirit of the damned
  • Origins
  • In the city of wonders
  • Part one
  • Fighting words
  • The boulevard of broken dreams
  • Part two
  • The inner circle
  • The unveiling
  • The great white hunter
  • Into the whirlwind
  • Three motives
  • The gorilla war
  • The squire's gambit
  • Destiny
  • The gorilla in the pulpit
  • Mrs. Grundy & the cannibal club
  • "Evidence of a spurious origin"
  • Shadows of the past
  • Black and white
  • The imposters
  • Shortcuts to glory
  • The wager
  • Part three
  • The reinvention
  • A new obsession
  • Damaged goods
  • The boldest venture
  • The armies of the plague
  • Running for their lives
  • The jury of his peers
  • Accidental victories
  • The explorer
  • No-man's-land
  • Hanno's wake
  • Drawing lines
  • American dreams
  • To slide into brutish immorality
  • An awkward homecoming
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25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 331 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385534222
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(hc.)
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ill.
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(OCoLC)826452317

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