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- Electric Book Company 1997; US$ 4.95
When it was first published The Origin of Species aroused immense opposition and heated controversy. Darwin's views offended, not only old-fashioned naturalists, but theologians and clerics. Based largely on his experience as a naturalist while on a five-year voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle, The Origin of Species set forth a theory of evolution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 435.00
On the Origin of Species caused an uproar when it was first published in 1859. Darwin's theory was that species had evolved from simpler organisms by natural selection acting upon the variability of populations. This view was directly opposed to the doctrine of special creation by God and angered the Church and Victorian public opinion. This volume... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.95
Voyage of the Beagle chronicles Charles Darwin's five years as a naturalist on board the H.M.S. Beagle. The notes and observations that he recorded in his diary included Chile, Argentina and Galapagos Islands and encompasses the ecology, geology and anthropology of the places he visits. A fascinating travel memoir the ideas that were later to evolve... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Darwin consolidated a lifetime of work in On the Origin of Species , compiling his discoveries from the voyage of the Beagle, his experiments, research and correspondence. He argues for the transmutation of species over time by the process of natural selection. His work laid the foundation of evolutionary biology, though when it was published it caused... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
The Origin of Species challenged the beliefs of its time and questioned the deeply embedded religious theories. Darwin has presented his ideas about the evolution of man and other species through the law of survival of the fittest and natural selection. The book classified animal species into various categories. A revolutionary contribution... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 12.68
The Autobiographies of Charles Darwin (1809-82) provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind of one of the world's intellectual giants. They begin with engaging memories of his childhood and youth and of his burgeoning scientific curiosity and love of the natural world, which led to him joining the expedition on the Beagle. Darwin follows this with... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 7.04
Charles Darwin transformed our understanding of the world with the idea of natural selection, challenging the notion that species are fixed and unchanging. These writings from On the Origin of Species explain how different life forms appear all over the globe, evolve over millions of years, become extinct and are supplanted. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 7.04
Published amid a firestorm of controversy in 1859, this is a book that changed the world. Reasoned and well-documented in its arguments, it offers coherent views of natural selection, adaptation, the struggle for existence, survival of the fittest, and other concepts that form the foundation of evolutionary theory. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
A fascinating autobiographical account of Charles Darwin's life. It delicately intertwines the details of his personal life with that of his career. It brings to us Darwin not only as a naturalist of the highest caliber but also as an ordinary human being. Truly captivating! more...