The Resource Angels and ages : a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life, Adam Gopnik

Angels and ages : a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life, Adam Gopnik

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Angels and ages : a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life
Title
Angels and ages
Title remainder
a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life
Statement of responsibility
Adam Gopnik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On February 12, 1809, two men were born an ocean apart: Abraham Lincoln in a one-room Kentucky log cabin; Charles Darwin on an English country estate. Each would see his life's work inspire a stark change in mankind's understanding of itself. In this bicentennial twin portrait, Adam Gopnik shows how these two giants, who never met, altered the way we think about death and time--about the very nature of earthly existence
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gopnik, Adam
Dewey number
973.7092
Index
no index present
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.G67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 100
NLM item number
D228G 2009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Naturalists
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Liberalism
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Natural Science Disciplines
  • Natural Science Disciplines
  • Civilization
  • Civilization
  • Cultural Evolution
  • Cultural Evolution
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • Politics
  • Politics
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Angels and ages : a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life, Adam Gopnik
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-211)
Contents
Angels & ages -- Lincoln's mind -- Darwin's eye -- Lincoln in history -- Darwin in time -- Ages & angels
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9780307270788
Lccn
2008036224
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2005903-01umb_inst
  • 1937956
  • (OCoLC)229026785
Label
Angels and ages : a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life, Adam Gopnik
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-211)
Contents
Angels & ages -- Lincoln's mind -- Darwin's eye -- Lincoln in history -- Darwin in time -- Ages & angels
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9780307270788
Lccn
2008036224
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2005903-01umb_inst
  • 1937956
  • (OCoLC)229026785

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