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Charles Darwin : the man and his influence

Author: Peter J Bowler
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge science biographies series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digital printingView all editions and formats
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An almost mythical figure in the development of science, Darwin's theory of natural selection was not initially accepted by many of his contemporaries. This study combines biography and cultural  Read more...

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Named Person: Charles Darwin, Naturwissenschaftler.; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Bowler
ISBN: 0521562228 9780521562225 0521566681 9780521566681
OCLC Number: 731572144
Notes: Originally published by Blackwell, Oxford; reissued by Cambridge University Press 1996, reprinted 2000.
Description: 250 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm.
Contents: General editor's preface; Preface; 1. The problem of interpretation; 2. Evolution before The Origin of Species; 3. The young Darwin; 4. The voyage of the Beagle; 5. The crucial years, London 1837-1842; 6. The years of development; 7. Going public; 8. The emergence of Darwinism; 9. The opponents of Darwinism; 10. Human origins; 11. Darwin and the modern world; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge science biographies series
Responsibility: Peter J. Bowler.

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