Synopses & Reviews
This richly readable book is the product of Charles Darwin's amazing journey aboard the Beagle where he made observations that led to his revolutionary theory of natural selection. Complete and unabridged.
When the Beagle sailed out of Devonport on the 27th of December 1831, Charles Darwin was 22 and setting off on the voyage of a lifetime. His journal of the voyage shows us a naturalist making patient observations, above all in geology.
Table of Contents
List of maps and illustrations
A note on this edition
Charles Darwin's Journal of Researches
Appendix One: Admiralty instructions for the Beagle voyage
Appendix Two: Robert FitzRoy's "Remarks with reference to the Deluge"