How the Victorians Learned about Darwin’s Theories: Popularizing Evolution

Here’s a 2010 talk by historian of science Bernard Lightman, How the Victorians Learned about Darwin’s Theories: Popularizing Evolution (mp3), from Discover Yale Digital Commons:

Bernard Lightman’s research focuses on the cultural history of Victorian science. In speaking about the popularization of and attacks upon Darwin’s theories of evolution and natural selection, he draws on his 2007 study Victorian Popularizers of Science.

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