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Darwin

Author: Adrian J Desmond; James R Moore
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Unquestionably the finest [biography] ever written about Darwin... Darwin has now become, and properly, the quintessentially socially embedded scientist. Desmond and Moore are brilliant in their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian J Desmond; James R Moore
ISBN: 0393311503 9780393311501
OCLC Number: 30748962
Description: xxi, 808 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1809-1831 --
Catching a falling Christian --
The Northern Athens --
Sea-Mats & seditious science --
Anglican orders --
Paradise & punishment --
The man who walks with Henslow --
Every man for himself --
1831-1836 --
My final exit --
A chaos of delight --
Troubled Spirits from another world --
Shanken foundations --
Colonial life --
Temples of nature --
1836-1842 --
A peacolck admiring his tail --
Reforming nature --
Tearing down the barriers --
Mental rioting --
Marriage & Malthusian respectability --
The dreadful War --
1842-1851 --
The extreme verge of the world --
Murder --
Illformed little monsters --
Al Diabolo --
My water doctor --
Our bitter & cruel loss --
1851-1860 --
A gentleman with capital --
Ugly facts --
Gunships & grog shops --
Horrid wretches like me --
A low & lewd nature --
What would a Chimpanzee say --
Breaking cover --
1860-1871 --
More kicks than halfpence --
From the womb of the Ape --
A living grave --
Emerald beauty --
Sex politics & the X --
Disintegrating speculations --
1871-1882 --
Pause, Pause, Pause --
A wretched bigot --
Never an Atheist --
Down among the worms --
The final experiment --
An Agnostic in the Abbey.
Responsibility: Adrian Desmond & James Moore.
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