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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...
- Bitingduck Press 2000; US$ 7.50
A review from the PENN STATER , Sept./Oct. 1997: ?. . .Braund's descriptions of his agricultural mission will interest some readers, but many will be more taken with the depictions of an American tackling life in post-Soviet Poland. The conditions may be spartan, but the hospitality of his newfound Polish friends brings a warm glow to the recollections.... 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
The cruel fate of the Princes in the Tower is one of the most fascinating?and most troubling?of all England's historical murder mysteries. But what was the truth behind the deaths of the young Edward V and his brother, Dickon, taken from their mother, Elizabeth Woodville, King Edward IV's beautiful widow, and their guardian, Anthony Woodville? And... more...
- Blood Moon Productions 2009; US$ 25.99
The truth about Steve McQueen is spectacularly different from the legend projected by his screen persona and Hollywood's media machine. Lurid aspects of McQueen's early life include a gothic horror of a childhood and stints as both a porno performer and pay for play hustler to both men and women. Also revealed are sinister implications associated with... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
The Mathematics of Love is a poignant chronicle of two people, separated by centuries, whose lives?amazingly, impossibly?become interwoven in a brilliant tapestry of tragedy, memory, and time. Following alternate but intimately connected stories?of a curious, promiscuous teenager in her season of exile and awakening in the English countryside in... more...