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The annotated Origin : a facsimile of the first edition of On the origin of species

Author: Charles Darwin; James T Costa
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species is the most important and yet least read scientific work in the history of science. Now James T. Costa--experienced field biologist, theorist on the evolution of insect sociality, and passionate advocate for teaching Darwin with Darwin in a society where a significant proportion of adults believe that life on earth has been created in its present form within the last 10,000  Read more...
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Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; James T Costa
ISBN: 9780674032811 0674032810
OCLC Number: 261174058
Description: xx, ix, 537 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
On the origin of species --
Coda : The Origin evolving.
Other Titles: On the origin of species
Responsibility: Charles Darwin ; annotated by James T. Costa.

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Brings evolution's foundational text to life. This book is suitable for those reading the "Origin" for the first time or for those who want to reread it with the insights and perspective that a  Read more...

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"On the Origin of Species is forbidding and inaccessible no longer - it has evolved! The Annotated Origin restores, for modern readers, the freshness and excitement that made it a bestseller when it Read more...

 
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