Global responses to Darwin's ideas - Audio

Global responses to Darwin's ideas - Audio

The Open University

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How was Darwin initially received in Europe, and beyond? Why was he eagerly accepted in some countries and bitterly rejected in others? And how can modern media make him accessible to a much greater audience? History professors Thomas Glick and Peter Kjaergaard reveal the controversies, which occurred when Darwin's ideas were first published around the world. Immediately, they were interpreted through the lens of wider cultural and political deba...
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How was Darwin initially received in Europe, and beyond? Why was he eagerly accepted in some countries and bitterly rejected in others? And how can modern media make him accessible to a much greater audience? History professors Thomas Glick and Peter Kjaergaard reveal the controversies, which occurred when Darwin's ideas were first published around the world. Immediately, they were interpreted through the lens of wider cultural and political deba...
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Global responses to Darwi...

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 10 secs

Global responses to ...

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 10 secs

Darwin's controversial re...

04 Nov 2009 | 10 mins 25 secs

Darwin's controversi...

04 Nov 2009 | 10 mins 25 secs

Darwinism and politics

04 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 15 secs

Darwinism and politi...

04 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 15 secs

Darwin Online

04 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 48 secs

Darwin Online

04 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 48 secs