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The life of Erasmus Darwin

Author: Charles Darwin; Desmond King-Hele
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st unabridged edView all editions and formats
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"This book is not a narrative biography, but rather a series of illuminating insights into Erasmus Darwin's life and work, with quotations from letters and candid comments by Charles Darwin. Charles always writes well, but here he is free of the inhibitions of scientific convention, and you feel you are really meeting him in person. This account of his grandfather Erasmus Darwin is the last of Charles Darwin's books  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
biografi
Named Person: Erasmus Darwin; Erasmus Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; Desmond King-Hele
ISBN: 0521815266 9780521815260
OCLC Number: 49525921
Notes: Originally published: 1879.
Description: xx, 172 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Synopsis --
Charles Darwin's preface --
The Life of Erasmus Darwin by Charles Darwin --
Charles Darwin's references --
Notes on the text.
Responsibility: by Charles Darwin ; edited by Desmond King-Hele.
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Originally published in 2003, this first unabridged edition of The Life of Erasmus Darwin, edited by Desmond King-Hele, includes all that Charles originally intended, the cuts being restored and  Read more...

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