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Autobiography and Selected Essays

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ISBN-10: 0554215217

ISBN-13: 9780554215211

Edition: 2008

Authors: Thomas Henry Huxley

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qThe purpose of the following selections is to present to students of English a few of Huxley's representative essays q states preface.
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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

T. H. (Thomas Henry) Huxley, an English biologist born in London in 1825, was regarded as one of the leading scientists in England by the age of 26. His fame arose primarily from his support of Charles Darwin and Darwin's theory of evolution. Huxley's book Man's Place in Nature, published in 1873, added an anthropological perspective to Darwin's theory; in fact, this book was the first to advocate the idea that anthropoid apes are the closest relatives to humans. Huxley's other scientific interests included comparative anatomy and paleontology. His writings were extensive. On the topic of biology he wrote both from the scientific view and to popularize the subject. Huxley's other books were…