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Charles Darwin's letters : a selection, 1825-1859

Author: Charles Darwin; Frederick H Burkhardt
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 1998
Series: Canto
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

From his early years at Edinburgh University up to the publication of The Origin of Species in 1859, these letters chart the most exciting years of Darwin's life.


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Named Person: Charles Darwin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; Frederick H Burkhardt
ISBN: 0521562120 9780521562126 0521566770 9780521566773
OCLC Number: 833398965
Notes: Includes index. - Bibliograpy. - Originally published: 1996
Description: XXV, 249 Seiten Illustrationen, genealogische Tafel, Karten, Porträts 22 cm
Contents: Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould; Introduction by Frederick Burkhardt; Editorial note; The Darwin and Wedgwood family tree; Prologue; Edinburgh; Cambridge; The Offer; South America - East Coast; South America - West Coast; Homeward Bound; 1837; 1838; 1839-1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; Notes; Biographical register; Bibliography of biographical sources; Bibliographical note; Index.
Series Title: Canto
Other Titles: Sammlung
Responsibility: ed. by Frederick Burkhardt


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'Charles Darwin's Letters show Darwin as a captivating correspondent ... his excitement as his theory takes shape is catching.' New Scientist 'One of the great feasts of editing in decades.' The Read more...

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