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Memories of My Life (Routledge Revivals)

ISBN 9781138911444
Published December 6, 2016 by Routledge
352 Pages

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Book Description

Memories of my Life, first published in 1908, is an autobiography by the psychologist, anthropologist, geographer, and inventor Sir Francis Galton. This book contains a detailed account of Galton’s life, and will be of interest to students of Victorian history.

Table of Contents

1. Parentage  2. Childhood and Boyhood  3. Medical Studies  4. Short Tour to the East  5. Cambridge  6. Egypt and the Soudan  7. Syria  8. Hunting and Shooting  9. South-West Africa  10. Lands of the Damaras, Ovampo, and Namaquas  11. After Return Home – Marriage  12. "Art of Travel"  13. Social Life  14. Geography and East Africa  15. British Association  16. Kew Observatory and Meteorology  17. Anthropometric Laboratories  18. Composite Portraits and Stereoscopic Maps  19. Human Faculty  20. Heredity  21. Race Improvement;  Appendix;  Principle Awards and Degrees;  Index

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