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Evolutionary writings

Author: Charles Darwin; James A Secord
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics hardbacks
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together key chapters from Darwin's most important books, including the Journal of Researches on the Beagle voyage (1845), the Origin of Species (1859), the Descent of Man (1871),  Read more...

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Biography
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Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Evolutionary writings.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008042250
(OCoLC)258332018
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; James A Secord
ISBN: 9780191549144 0191549142
OCLC Number: 317495565
Description: 1 online resource (xlviii, 485 pages).
Contents: Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world (1845) [some chapters] --
Reviews and responses --
Origin of species by means of natural selection (1859) [selections] --
Reviews and responses --
Descent of man and selection in relation to sex (1871) [selections] --
Reviews and responses --
Autobiographies. Life (1838). Recollections of the development of my mind and character (1876-1881) --
The making of a celebrity.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics hardbacks
Responsibility: Charles Darwin ; edited by James A. Secord.

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It's a tight well laid-out introduction to Darwinism that will encourage you to go looking for more. * Paul O'Doherty, Irish Times * This is a handsome volume that will repay repeated consultations Read more...

 
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