Francis Galton

Standard Name: Galton, Francis


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates L. S. Bevington
LSB also corresponded with scientist and explorer Francis Galton , who described her as a well known and thoughtful writer.
Galton, Sir Francis. Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development. J.M. Dent.
Literary responses Jane Hume Clapperton
Reviews of JHC 's book, mostly positive, appeared almost immediately in The Academy, the Athenæum, the Westminster Review and The Saturday Review, among others.
British Periodicals. ProQuest,
“19th Century British Library Newspapers”. Gale: 19th Century British Library Newspapers.
A glowing notice in the Westminster, for...
Textual Features Jane Hume Clapperton
Her almost innumerable sources include Charles Darwin , Herbert Spencer , Thomas Malthus , Thomas Huxley , Francis Galton , Edward Carpenter , John A. Hobson , and Sidney Webb . She was also inspired...


By Christmas 1869: Francis Galton, mathematician, scientist,...

Writing climate item

By Christmas 1869

Francis Galton , mathematician, scientist, and eugenicist, published Hereditary Genius: An Enquiry into its Laws and Consequences,


No bibliographical results available.