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The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countriesvisited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle (Modern Library Classics)

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In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting specimens, Darwin began to formulate the theories of evolution and natural selection realized in his master work, The Origin of Species. Travel memoir and scientific primer alike, The Voyage of the Beagle is a lively and accessible introduction to the mind of one of history's most influential thinkers.

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Darwin's chronicle of his voyage around the world on the HMS Beagle, when he formulated his landmark theories of evolution and natural selection.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Steve Jones is professor of genetics at University College, London. He is the author of Darwin's Ghost and The Language of Genes, among other books. He lives in London.

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ISBN:
9780375756801
Introduction:
Jones, Steve
Author:
Jones, Steve
Author:
Darwin, Charles
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Voyages around the world
Subject:
Natural history
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Evolution - Human
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
History
Subject:
General science
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
science;evolution;travel;natural history;biology;darwin;history;non-fiction;exploration;geology;nature;history of science;charles darwin;19th century;adventure;south america;memoir;classics;biography;botany;zoology;autobiography;voyages;travel writing;cla
Subject:
science;evolution;travel;natural history;biology;darwin;history;non-fiction;exploration;geology;nature;history of science;charles darwin;19th century;adventure;south america;memoir;classics;biography;botany;zoology;autobiography;voyages;travel writing;cla
Subject:
science;evolution;travel;natural history;biology;darwin;history;non-fiction;exploration;geology;nature;history of science;charles darwin;19th century;adventure;south america;memoir;classics;biography;botany;zoology;autobiography;voyages;travel writing;cla
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 BandW ILLUSTRATIONS; 1 MAP
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
7.98x5.28x1.10 in. .91 lbs.

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