The 27 Most Gruesome Torture Techniques in the History of Mankind
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Mendel's account of the experiments and his conclusions, published in 1866, were largely ignored during his lifetime, but were rediscovered in 1900, and became the basic tenets of genetics. In The Descent of Man (1871), Charles Darwin discussed the origins of race, and noted naturalists' great difficulty in determining an exact number of "races." Darwin, a monogenist on the question of race, believed that all humans were of the same species and found "race" to be a somewhat arbitrary distinction between groups.
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Aside from regular inclusion of its work in the annual Best American, O. Henry Prize, and Pushcart Prize anthologies, “[a]mong readers around the world, AGNI is known for publishing important new writers early in their careers,” as PEN American Center put it in 2001. Such authors include Jhumpa Lahiri (Pulitzer Prize, 2000, for Interpreter of Maladies; the title story appeared in in 1998), Ha Jin (National Book Award, 1999; many of his early poems and stories appeared in AGNI and he was a Featured Poet in 1989), and Susanna Kaysen (Girl, Interrupted, first excerpted in AGNI in 1991), as well as Mark Doty, Glyn Maxwell, Sven Birkerts, and Olena Kalytiak Davis, whom we’ve printed alongside such luminaries as Seamus Heaney, Joyce Carol Oates, Derek Walcott, and many others.
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