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The Portable Darwin (Viking Portable Library)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"Deserves to be as widely read as were the originals when they were first published."—Biological Journal of the Linneas Society. Includes five chapters from The Origin of Speices,complete and unabridged; significant extracts from the works that precede and develop the theory of evolution: The Voyage of the Beagle, The Descent of Man, and The Variations of Animals and Plants; scientific papers, travel writings, letters, and a family memorial; plus a chronology and biography.

Book News Annotation:

Selected writings are presented with an introduction, a chronology, an epilogue, and a brief bibliography. Alas, no index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140151091
Editor:
Porter, Duncan M.
Editor:
Graham, Peter W.
Editor:
Porter, Duncan M.
Editor:
Graham, Peter W.
Author:
Graham, Peter W.
Author:
Porter, Duncan M.
Author:
Graham, Peter
Author:
Darwin, Charles
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Naturalists
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Darwin, Charles
Subject:
Naturalists -- England -- Biography.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Viking Portable Library
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
19931101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
7.78x5.44x1.30 in. 1.04 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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