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Charles Darwin and the origin of species

Author: Walter Karp; J W Burrow
Publisher: New York : American Heritage Pub. : Book trade and institutional distribution by Harper & Row, ©1968.
Series: Horizon caravel book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the naturalist who presented the world with the theory of evolution by natural selection. Examines Darwin's voyage on the Beagle, the long years of work and illness, the principles of his theory, and their reception by the scientists and populace of nineteenth century England. Paintings, drawings, and photographs illustrate Darwin's personal life and professional studies.
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Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Karp; J W Burrow
OCLC Number: 437238
Description: 153 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Horizon caravel book.
Other Titles: Horizon (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: by the editors of Horizon magazine ; author, Walter Karp ; consultant, J.W. Burrow.

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A biography of the naturalist who presented the world with the theory of evolution by natural selection. Examines Darwin's voyage on the Beagle, the long years of work and illness, the principles of his theory, and their reception by the scientists and populace of nineteenth century England. Paintings, drawings, and photographs illustrate Darwin's personal life and professional studies.

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