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A stunning graphic adaptation of one of the most famous, contested, and important books of all time.

Few books have been as controversial or as historically significant as Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Since the moment it was released on November 24, 1859, Darwins masterwork has been heralded for changing the course of science and condemned for its implied challenges to religion.

In Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species, author Michael Keller and illustator Nicolle Rager Fuller introduce a new generation of readers to the original text. Including sections about his pioneering research, the books initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs in evolutionary theory, this riveting, beautifully rendered adaptation breathes new life into Darwins seminal and still polarizing work.

Michael Keller, an award-winning journalist and writer, has a bachelor of science degree in wildlife ecology from the University of Florida and a masters degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Nicolle Rager Fuller is a professional illustrator, with a bachelor of arts degree in biochemistry from Lewis and Clark College and a graduate certificate in science illustration from the University of California-Santa Cruz. She lives in Washinton, DC, with her husband.

Few books have been as controversial or as historically significant as Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Since it was released on November 24, 1859, Darwins masterwork has been heralded for changing the course of science and condemned for its implied challenges to religion.

In Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species, author Michael Keller and illustator Nicolle Rager Fuller introduce a new generation of readers to the original text. Including sections about his pioneering research, the books initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs in evolutionary theory, this engaging, beautifully rendered adaptation breathes new life into Darwins seminal and still polarizing work.

"A detailed and luminous examination of the work and life of Darwin. With breath-taking art and text taken from Darwin's own writings, this is the book for the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's seminal work."Hot Fall Graphic Novels for Libraries, Book Expo America

"A detailed and luminous examination of the work and life of Darwin. With breath-taking art and text taken from Darwin's own writings, this is the book for the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's seminal work."Hot Fall Graphic Novels for Libraries, Book Expo America

Synopsis:

A stunning graphic adaptation of one of the most famous, contested, and important books of all time.

Few books have been as controversial or as historically significant as Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life. Since the moment it was released on November 24, 1859, Darwins masterwork has been heralded for changing the course of science and condemned for its implied challenges to religion.

In Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species, author Michael Keller and illustrator Nicolle Rager Fuller introduce a new generation of readers to the original text. Including sections about his pioneering research, the books initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs in evolutionary theory, this riveting, beautifully rendered adaptation breathes new life into Darwins seminal and still polarizing work.

About the Author

Michael Keller, an award-winning journalist and writer, has a bachelor of science degree in wildlife ecology from the University of Florida and a masters degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Nicolle Rager Fuller is a professional illustrator, with a bachelor of arts degree in biochemistry from Lewis and Clark College and a graduate certificate in science illustration from the University of California-Santa Cruz. She lives in Washinton, DC, with her husband.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781605296975
Author:
Keller, Michael
Publisher:
Rodale Press
Illustrator:
Fuller, Nicolle Rager
Author:
Fuller, Nicolle Rager
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Evolution (Biology)
Subject:
Natural selection
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
Graphic Novels-Nonfiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.13 x 6.50 in

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A stunning graphic adaptation of one of the most famous, contested, and important books of all time.

Few books have been as controversial or as historically significant as Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life. Since the moment it was released on November 24, 1859, Darwins masterwork has been heralded for changing the course of science and condemned for its implied challenges to religion.

In Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species, author Michael Keller and illustrator Nicolle Rager Fuller introduce a new generation of readers to the original text. Including sections about his pioneering research, the books initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs in evolutionary theory, this riveting, beautifully rendered adaptation breathes new life into Darwins seminal and still polarizing work.

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