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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
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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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