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  • Geological Evidence of the Antiquity of Man, 1863 book cover

    Geological Evidence of the Antiquity of Man, 1863

    1st Edition

    By Charles Lyell

    Charles Lyell's argument in this classic volume is that the processes of nature are slow and uniform, and that the Earth is in consequence hundreds of millions of years old. This work includes his prediction that if our nearest relatives are great apes, then the places to look for human fossils…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    Routledge

  • The Evolution Debate, 1813-1870 book cover

    The Evolution Debate, 1813-1870

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Knight

    The history of evolutionary thought is often seen as a triumph of secularism in the form of 'scientific naturalism', over religious bigotry. But for those involved in the debate during the nineteenth century, these divisions were not so clearly marked.This collection of nine volumes will bring…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    Routledge

  • Essay on the Theory of the Earth, 1813 book cover

    Essay on the Theory of the Earth, 1813

    1st Edition

    By Georges Cuvier

    Based at the Parisian Museum of Natural History, Cuvier was able to compare the fossil bones he dug from the quarries of Montmartre with those of animals alive today. Guided by the principle of correlation, that all the parts of an animal must cohere, and by analogy, with living species, Cuvier…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    Routledge

  • Omphalos, 1857 book cover

    Omphalos, 1857

    1st Edition

    By Philip Gosse

    Gosse argued that fossils are not really the remains of creatures which existed. God had created the world in six days, but had made it look like it was already ancient, complete with the remains of non-existent pre-historic life. Gosse's work was popular with neither Christians nor evolutionists.…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    Routledge

  • On the Origin of Species, 1859 book cover

    On the Origin of Species, 1859

    1st Edition

    By Charles Darwin

    On the Origin of Species caused an uproar when it was first published in 1859. Darwin's theory was that species had evolved from simpler organisms by natural selection acting upon the variability of populations. This view was directly opposed to the doctrine of special creation by God and angered…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    Routledge

  • Geology & Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume II, 1836 book cover

    Geology & Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume II, 1836

    1st Edition

    By William Buckland

    Moving away from his earlier belief in a short, catastrophic history of the Earth, this volume shows how Buckland envisages instead progressive change as the Earth gradually cooled as it was prepared for human occupation. Extinct creatures did not die out because they were poorly designed; God…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    Routledge

  • Welfare and the State book cover

    Welfare and the State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Deakin, Catherine Jones Finer, Bob Matthews

    One of the most contested issues of the 20th century is that of welfare - how it should be available, to whom, on what terms and by what means. The debate on welfare has taken place across the developed world, and has spread to developing nations: it encompasses a wide range of ideological…

    Hardback – 2003-11-06
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Organization and Management: Selected Papers book cover

    Organization and Management

    Selected Papers, 1st Edition

    By Chester I. Barnard

    Barnard was prompted by Vilfredo Pareto's seminal four volume work Mind and Society to apply his theories of sociology to management studies. Barnard's study of interaction between people in economic settings was contentious in that he concluded that human behaviour within these settings is largely…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • On the Shop Floor: Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output book cover

    On the Shop Floor

    Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output, 1st Edition

    By T. Lupton

    Lupton's empirical study used real work groups rather than experimental groups working in post-war factories in Britain to arrive at a more sympathetic and informed appreciation of the reasoning behind the positions adopted by workers in their dealings with management, compared with the more…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Administration: The Collected Papers of Mary Parker Follett book cover

    Dynamic Administration

    The Collected Papers of Mary Parker Follett, 1st Edition

    By Henry C. Metcalf, L. Urwick

    Mary Parker Follett was a prominent business philosopher of the period, who agreed with Sheldon about the need to emphasize human factors in management, but placing greater stress on the need to develop a science of cooperation. According to Follett, what she called her 'Law of the Situation' could…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
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  • Papers on the Science of Administration book cover

    Papers on the Science of Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luther Gulick, L. Urwick

    This edited collection includes contributions by Mary Parker Follett, Henri Fayol, James D. Mooney and Henry S. Dennison, and L. J. Henderson, T. N. Whitehead and Elton Mayo. The paper by Henderson, Whitehead and Mayo discusses the findings of the Hawthorne experiments. Whilst admiring the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Management and the Worker book cover

    Management and the Worker

    1st Edition

    By William J. Dickson, F. J. Roethlisberger

    This is the official account of the experiments carried out at the Hawthorne Works of the Eastern Electric Company in Chicago. These were divided into test room studies, interviewing studies and observational studies. The test room studies were experiments into what variables in a workplace…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

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