Review of Maria Zarimis', Darwin’s Footprint: Cultural Perspectives on Evolution in Greece (1880-1930s)

Published: Ιουν 30, 2017
Greece eugenics Darwinism Social Darwinism Modern Greek literature
Sevasti Trubeta

Maria Zarimis. Darwin’s Footprint: Cultural Perspectives on Evolution in Greece (1880-1930s). Budapest & New York: CEU Press, 2015. 340 pp.

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Sevasti Trubeta, University of the Aegean/Free University of Berlin
Assistant professor, Department of Sociology
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