Memories of My Life

Memories of My Life

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 142 x 216 x 24mm | 539.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138911305
  • 9781138911307

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; Indexshow more

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