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- 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...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Charles Darwin is the English naturalist whose work laid the foundation for evolutionary biology and theory. Darwin wrote his autobiography under the title Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character in 1876. He wrote it for his family, but his son edited and published the autobiography five years after Darwin's death in 1882, removing... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99
Published in 1872, thirteen years after On the Origin of Species , The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is devoted to documenting what Darwin believes is the genetically determined aspects of behavior. Together with The Descent of Man (1871), it sketches out Darwin?s main thesis of human origins. Here he traces the animal origins... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99
In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. The present edition provides a detailed discussion of his theories and adds an account of the responses of readers to the book on first publication. These cast light on recent controversies, such as questions of design and descent. - ;'can... 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; Not Available
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 1989; Not Available
When HMS Beagle sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of a lifetime. His journal, here reprinted in a shortened form, shows a naturalist making patient observations concerning geology, natural history, people, places and events. Volcanoes in the Galapagos, the Gossamer spider of Patagonia... more...