Darwin-L Message Log 5:14 (January 1994)

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<5:14>From Michael_Kenny@sfu.ca  Tue Jan  4 20:50:35 1994

Date: Tue, 4 Jan 94 18:53:54 -0800
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu
From: Michael_Kenny@sfu.ca (Michael Kenny)
Subject: Re: Linguistics controversy

Not to change the subject away from the fascinating linguistics
controversy, but does anyone with an intellectual-historical bent know
anything about the public response to Robert Chamber's proto-evolutionary
*Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation* (1844)? My understanding is
that the work was extraordinarily popular and echoed around all over the

Michael Kenny
Dept. of Sociology/Anthropology
Simon Fraser University

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