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  • The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
    The Descent of Man (English, Paperback) Charles Darwin

    The Descent of Man is Darwin's second book, first published in 1871. In this edition, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to humans and details his theory of sexual selection.

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  • The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
    The Voyage of the Beagle (English, Paperback) Charles Darwin

    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. This title reprints his journal, in a shortened form, that shows a naturalist making patient observations concerning geology, natural history, people, places and events.

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  • Charles Darwin by E. Janet Browne
    Charles Darwin (English, Paperback) E. Janet Browne

    In 1858, Charles Darwin was forty-nine years old, a gentleman scientist living quietly at Down House in the Kent countryside. This book covers various aspects of the Darwinian revolution, from an examination of the Victorian publishing scene to a survey of the debates between scientists and churchmen over evolutionary theory.

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  • Charles Darwin: Voyaging by Janet Browne
    Charles Darwin: Voyaging (Paperback) Janet Browne

    Few lives of great men offer so much interest - and so many mysteries - as the life of Charles Darwin, the greatest figure of nineteenth-century science, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than 100 years after his death.

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  • The Quotable Darwin by Janet Browne
    The Quotable Darwin (English, Hardback) Janet Browne

    A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist...

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  • Charles Darwin Volume 2 by Janet Browne
    Charles Darwin Volume 2 (Paperback) Janet Browne

    This concluding volume of Janet Browne's biography covers the transformation in Darwin's life after the first unexpected announcement of the theory of evolution by natural selection and the publication of On the Origin of Species in 1859.

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  • The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume II by Michael S. Reidy
    The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume II (English, Hardback) Michael S. Reidy

    John Tyndall was one of the most influential scientists of the nineteenth century. His correspondents read like a 'who's who' of international science and include: Charles Babbage, Louis Pasteur and Bertrand Russell. Published serially with two volumes per year, this scholarly edition will ultimately present over 7,000 of his letters.

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  • The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 6 by Michael Barton
    The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 6 (English, Hardback) Michael Barton

    Contains 302 letters covering a period of twenty-eight months (1856-1859). It begins shortly after Tyndall returned from his first glacier research in the Alps and follows him as he experimented and lectured on physics in central London at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, published and reviewed scientific articles, corresponded with fellow men of science, and developed his theories.

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