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  • The Voyage of the Beagle
    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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  • The Descent of Man
    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 Quotable Darwin
    The Quotable Darwin (English, Hardback) Janet Browne

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

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  • Darwin's Origin of Species
    Darwin's Origin of Species (English, Paperback) Professor Janet Browne

    In her illuminating history of "On the Origin of Species," Browne, Charles Darwins foremost biographer, shows why it can fairly claim to be the greatest science book ever published. What emerges is a vivid and accessible introduction to the book that permanently altered our understanding of what it is to be human.

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  • Charles Darwin
    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 Volume 2
    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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  • Charles Darwin: Voyaging
    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 Correspondence of John Tyndall: Volume 2
    The Correspondence of John Tyndall: Volume 2 (English, Hardback) Melinda Baldwin

    The 161 letters in this volume encompass a period of dramatic change for the young John Tyndall, who would become one of Victorian Britain's most famous physicists. They begin in September 1843, in the midst of a fiery public conflict with the Ordnance Survey of England, and end in December 1849 with him as a doctoral student of mathematics and experimental science at the University of Marburg,...

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  • Charles Darwin
    Charles Darwin (English, Paperback) E. 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 a hundred years after his death. This is a biography of Charles Darwin.

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  • Darwin's Origin of Species
    Darwin's Origin of Species (English, CD-Audio) Janet Browne

    Charles Darwin's foremost biographer, Janet Browne, delivers a vivid and accessible introduction to the book that permanently altered our understanding of what it is to be human.

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  • The Correspondence of John Tyndall: Volume 2
    The Correspondence of John Tyndall: Volume 2 (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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  • Dictionary of the History of Science
    Dictionary of the History of Science (English, Hardback) William F. Bynum

    For readers interested in the development of major scientific concepts and the role of science in the western world, here is the first conceptually organized historical dictionary of scientific thought. The purpose of the dictionary is to illuminate this history by providing a concise, single volume reference book of short historical accounts of the important themes, ideas, and discoveries of...

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  • The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 8, 1860
    The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 8, 1860 (English, Hardback) Charles Darwin

    The correspondence in this volume is dominated by the response to the publication of Darwin's Origin of Species.

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  • Darwin's Origin of Species
    Darwin's Origin of Species (English, CD-Audio) Janet Browne

    Charles Darwin's foremost biographer, Janet Browne, delivers a vivid and accessible introduction to the book that permanently altered our understanding of what it is to be human.

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  • The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 9, 1861
    The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 9, 1861 (English, Hardback) Charles Darwin

    The letters in Volume 9 provide another indispensable collection for those interested in Darwin's life, work, and world.

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  • Dictionary of the History of Science
    Dictionary of the History of Science (English, Paperback) William F. Bynum

    For readers interested in the development of major scientific concepts and the role of science in the western world, here is the first conceptually organized historical dictionary of scientific thought. The purpose of the dictionary is to illuminate this history by providing a concise, single volume reference book of short historical accounts of the important themes, ideas, and discoveries of...

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  • Darwin's Origin of the Species
    Darwin's Origin of the Species (English, Paperback) Janet Browne

    No book has changed our understanding of ourselves more than ""Darwin's Origin of Species"". It caused a sensation on its first day of publication in 1859 and went on to become an international bestseller. The idea that living things gradually evolve through natural selection profoundly shocked its Victorian readers, calling into question wh...

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  • Darwin's Origin of Species
    Darwin's Origin of Species (English, Paperback) Janet Browne

    Now in paperback, Janet Browne's book is a great introduction to a work that altered for ever our understanding of what it is to be human: 'Superb: easy to read but none the less intellectually exciting... the perfect introduction to Darwin's thought... Brilliant.' Adam Sisman, Sunday Telegraph

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