Harriet Ritvo, 24 May 1990
Show More The Politics of Evolution: Morphology, Medicine and Reform in Radical London by Adrian Desmond.
Chicago, 503 pp., £27.95, March 1990, 0 226 14346 5Show More
“... unhappiness of their readers. The Lancet, for example, modelled its aggressive style on that of William Cobbett, who constituted one quarter of its editorial board; perhaps for this reason, a libel lawyer constituted another quarter. The contentious columns of these publications were not, however, exclusively devoted to matters of class interest, at ...”