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Product Description: This pivotal volume in the definitive edition of Charles Darwin's letters covers the year 1871, the year in which Descent of Man, Darwin's first public statement on human evolution, was published. The large number of letters in this year - more than 800 - reflects the excitement this caused...read more
By Janet Browne (editor), Frederick Burkhardt (editor), Samantha Evans (editor), Alison M. Pearn (editor) and James A. Secord (editor)

Hardcover:

9781107016484 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 7, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This pivotal volume in the definitive edition of Charles Darwin's letters covers the year 1871, the year in which Descent of Man, Darwin's first public statement on human evolution, was published.

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Product Description: This highly illustrated collection of short essays provides a critical assessment of Darwin both as a person and a scientist, and provides a factual and engaging account of the collections held at Cambridge University. Giving a sense of Darwin's youth and energy at the time of the Beagle voyage, and portraying his life and work in the context of the lives and work of others, including his family, this is an engaging account of the significance of Darwin's observations for his contemporaries and how his ideas inform modern science...read more
By Alison M. Pearn (editor)

Paperback:

9780521127202 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 28, 2011), cover price $17.50 | About this edition: This highly illustrated collection of short essays provides a critical assessment of Darwin both as a person and a scientist, and provides a factual and engaging account of the collections held at Cambridge University.

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Product Description: Charles Darwin is a towering figure in the history of science, who changed the direction of modern thought by establishing the basis of evolutionary biology. With a Foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is a fascinating insight into Darwin's life as he first directly addressed the issues of humanity's place in nature, and the consequences of his ideas for religious belief...read more
By Frederick Burkhardt (editor), Samantha Evans (editor) and Alison M. Pearn (editor)

Hardcover:

9780521874120 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Charles Darwin is a towering figure in the history of science, who changed the direction of modern thought by establishing the basis of evolutionary biology.

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