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Evolution : selected letters of Charles Darwin 1860-1870

Author: Charles Darwin; Frederick Burkhardt; Samantha Evans; Alison M Pearn; David Attenborough
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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These letters written to and by Darwin chart his struggle to have his theories accepted. With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough and incorporating previously unpublished material, readers experience a first-hand insight into some of the most intense and productive years of Darwin's life.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Collected Correspondence
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; Frederick Burkhardt; Samantha Evans; Alison M Pearn; David Attenborough
ISBN: 9780521874120 0521874122
OCLC Number: 182563675
Description: xxii, 308 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / David Attenborough --
Introduction --
Editor's note --
Symbols and abbreviations --
Prologue: 1860 --
1861 --
1862 --
1863 --
1864 --
1865 --
1866 --
1867 --
1868 --
1869 --
1870 --
Bibliography register --
Bibliography of biographical sources --
Bibliographical note --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Selected letters of Charles Darwin 1860-1870
Responsibility: edited by Frederick Burkhardt, Samantha Evans and Alison M. Pearn ; foreword by David Attenborough.

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