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Evolutionary Writings: Including the Autobiographies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date June 6, 2010
Pages 485
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780199580149
ISBN-10 0199580146
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $12.95
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This unique anthology brings together a marvelous collection of Darwin's most accessible and significant writings, providing the most fully rounded picture of his ideas to be found in a single volume. This marvelous book presents readers with the key chapters of his most important books, including excerpts from the Journal of Researches on the Beagle voyage (1845), the Origin of Species (1859), and the Descent of Man (1871), along with the full, authoritative text of Darwin's delightful autobiography Recollections. These writings are accompanied by generous selections of responses from Darwin's nineteenth-century readers, providing a keen sense of the original controversy sparked by his ideas. The wide-ranging Introduction by James A. Secord explores the global impact and origins of Darwin's work and the reasons for its unparalleled significance today. The book also includes a map of the Beagle's voyage, a biographical appendix identifying everyone mentioned in the texts, illustrations from the Journal of Researches, and an index. This generous collection of Darwin's finest writings will make a superb introduction to ideas that truly changed the world.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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Hardcover
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With Charles Darwin | from Oxford Univ Pr (February 2, 2009)
9780199208630 | details & prices | 485 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 2.00 in. | 1.44 lbs | List price $29.95
About: On topics ranging from intelligent design and climate change to the politics of gender and race, the evolutionary writings of Charles Darwin occupy a pivotal position in contemporary public debate.
Paperback
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With Charles Darwin | from Oxford Univ Pr (June 6, 2010)
9780199580149 | details & prices | 485 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $12.95
About: This unique anthology brings together a marvelous collection of Darwin's most accessible and significant writings, providing the most fully rounded picture of his ideas to be found in a single volume.

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