Making Darwin: Biography and the Changing Representations of Charles Darwin

  title={Making Darwin: Biography and the Changing Representations of Charles Darwin},
  author={J. Browne},
  journal={Journal of Interdisciplinary History},
  • J. Browne
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
Biographies of scientists are generating fresh interest as current movements in the historiography of science increasingly focus on the social aspects of science and on the criteria that most accurately describe a scientific life. Biography is the form through which the work of a scientist can be located in its fullest historical context. It can also reveal much about the construction of reputation and about the reception of ideas. The biographical tradition surrounding the naturalist Charles… Expand
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