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Science, Race, and Religion in the American South: John Bachman and the Charleston Circle of Naturalists, 1815-1895

by Stephens, Lester D.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 0807825182

Nineteenth-century Charleston was a site of important scientific advances. Its naturalists divided over the origin and significance of racial differences, but most supported the War that ultimately retarded further scientific progress in the South.

review of Science, Race, and Religion in the American South: John Bachman and the Charleston Circle of Naturalists, 1815-1895, by Stephens, Lester D., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).