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Charles Darwin

Author: David C King
Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2007.
Series: DK biography.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes the life and scientific career of Charles Darwin, especially his theory of evolution which was published in his famous book in 1859: The origin of species by means of natural selection, or, the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David C King
ISBN: 0756625556 9780756625559 0756625548 9780756625542 1428717102 9781428717107
OCLC Number: 77115561
Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue: a most unusual voyage --
"A very ordinary boy" --
The search for direction --
Signing on --
The voyage of the Beagle begins --
The Beagle in the Galapagos --
Home and a new life --
The countryman's doubts --
Health matters --
"Gleams of light" --
Delay --
and completion --
Going public --
The great man of science --
The widening influence --
Darwin's legacy today.
Series Title: DK biography.
Other Titles: Photographic story of a life
Responsibility: David C. King.
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Describes the life and scientific career of Charles Darwin, especially his theory of evolution which was published in his famous book in 1859: The origin of species by means of natural selection, or, the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life.

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