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On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection (Giant Thrifts)
On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection (Giant Thrifts)
by Charles Darwin
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"The Origin is one of the most important books ever published, and a knowledge of it should be a part of the intellectual equipment of every educated person. . . . The book will endure in future ages so long as a knowledge of science persists among... (read more)

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Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection
Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection
by Peter Godfrey Smith
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In 1859 Darwin described a deceptively simple mechanism that he called "natural selection," a combination of variation, inheritance, and reproductive success. He argued that this mechanism was the key to explaining the most puzzling features of the... (read more)

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The Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection Or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
The Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection Or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
by Charles Darwin
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Perhaps the most readable and accessible of the great works of scientific imagination, The Origin of Species sold out on the day it was published in 1859. Theologians quickly labeled Charles Darwin the most dangerous man in England, and, as the Saturday... (read more)

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The Origin of Species (Modern Library)
The Origin of Species (Modern Library)
by Charles Darwin
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Introduction by Edward J. Larson   Perhaps the most readable and accessible of the great works of scientific inquiry, The Origin of Species sold out its first printing on the very day it was published in 1859. Theologians quickly labeled Charles... (read more)

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On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition
On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition
by Charles Darwin
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Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings Darwin's life and controversial theories into full view. Edited and with an introduction by award-winning science journalist David Quammen, it... (read more)

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Works of Charles Darwin #01: The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 1
Works of Charles Darwin #01: The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 1
by Charles Darwin
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This is the unusual and compelling story of Diana, a tantalizingly beautiful woman who sought love in the strange by-paths of Lesbos. Fearless and outspoken, it dares to reveal that hidden world where perfumed caresses and half-whispered endearments... (read more)

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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
by Paul Johnson
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A “riveting” (The Wall Street Journal) biography of one of the most influential and controversial scientists in Western history Acclaimed historian and biographer Paul Johnson turns his keen eye on Charles Darwin, the towering figure whose... (read more)

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Voyage of the Beagle (Classics of World Literature)
Voyage of the Beagle (Classics of World Literature)
by Charles Darwin
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Travel journal covering Darwin's voyages from South America to the South Sea islands.... (read more)

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On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition
On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition
by Charles Darwin
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Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings Darwin's life and controversial theories into full view. Edited and with an introduction by award-winning science journalist David Quammen, it... (read more)

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The Origin of Species
The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin
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The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of... (read more)

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Darwin in 90 Minutes
Darwin in 90 Minutes
by John Gribbin
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In this easy-to-read series, eminent science writers John and Mary Gribbin look at the lives and work of eight major scientists. Each book is accessible enough to be read for fun but informative enough to appeal to students of science. The iconic Albert... (read more)

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On the Origin of Species (Penguin Classics)
On the Origin of Species (Penguin Classics)
by Charles Darwin
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A special anniversary edition with a cover by controversial artist Damien Hirst This landmark work of scientific and philosophical thought sets forth Charles Darwin?s pioneering theory of evolution and the interdependence of species. On the Origin of... (read more)

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A Brief Guide to Charles Darwin: His Life and Times (Brief Guide To...)
A Brief Guide to Charles Darwin: His Life and Times (Brief Guide To...)
by Cyril Aydon
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Charles Darwin has become one of the most important men in history. The quiet, unsure polymath who avoided confrontation, ensconced in his family home at Downe House in Kent, was also a revolutionary who developed his idea of Natural Selection in... (read more)

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Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral
Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral
by David Dobbs
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Reef Madness opens up the world of nineteenth-century science and philosophy at a moment when the nature of scientific thought was changing, when what we call “science” (the word did not even exist) was spoken of as “natural philosophy... (read more)

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The Darwin Reader
The Darwin Reader
by Mark Ridley
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For this new edition of selected key passages from Darwin's nine most important books, mark Ridley has added several elements. A new preface focuses on how Darwin's revolutionary writings can be best understood by modern readers, especially college... (read more)

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The Origin of Species and the Voyage of the 'Beagle'
The Origin of Species and the Voyage of the 'Beagle'
by Charles Darwin
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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius (12 Edition)
Darwin: Portrait of a Genius (12 Edition)
by Paul Johnson
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A “riveting” (The Wall Street Journal) biography of one of the most influential and controversial scientists in Western history Acclaimed historian and biographer Paul Johnson turns his keen eye on Charles Darwin, the towering figure whose... (read more)

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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life (Penguin Classics)
The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life (Penguin Classics)
by Charles Darwin
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In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. Arguing for a material, not divine, origin of species, he showed that new species are achieved by 'natural selection'. Development... (read more)

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The Portable Darwin (Viking Portable Library)
The Portable Darwin (Viking Portable Library)
by Charles Darwin
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"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... (read more)

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What Darwin Really Said (What They Really Said Series)
What Darwin Really Said (What They Really Said Series)
by Benjamin Farrington
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With a foreword by Stephen Jay Gould   First published in 1859, Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution inalterably transformed our view of the history of life on the planet—and along with it, how we understand ourselves, our origins, and... (read more)

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