The Autobiography of Charles Darwin
Autobiography of Charles Darwin by Charles Darwin
Book DescriptionIn his "Autobiography", written in 1876 but published posthumously, the great naturalist Charles Darwin reflects on those crucial events that resulted in his discovering the scientific theory of organic evolution by means of natural selection. He examines his five-year voyage on the HMS Beagle and subsequent preparation of a manuscript for his pivotal work, "On the Origin of Species" (1859). Also included are many of Darwin's important letters, edited by his son, Francis. They reveal the freethinking geobiologist's thoughts on religious beliefs, scientific research, and the bitter controversy surrounding the far-reaching ramifications of evolutionary theory for life on Earth (including our own species). The reissue of this volume is a major contribution to the history and philosophy of evolutionary thought.
Buy Autobiography of Charles Darwin book by Charles Darwin from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781573928342
(215mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Charles Darwin
On the Origin of Species, Paperback (December 2015)
A scholarly edition of the most famous scientific text in the world, with detailed information about its publishing history.
Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 23, 1875, Hardback (December 2015)
Letters from 1875, when Darwin published Insectivorous plants and began work on Cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom.
Voyage of the Beagle, Hardback (November 2015)
The first fully illustrated edition of Darwin's account of his five-year sea voyage, including excerpts of On the Origin of Species, the groundbreaking work made possible by the journey.
Darwin on Evolution, Hardback (June 2015)» View all books by Charles Darwin
Includes excerpts and quotes from the writings of Darwin.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Autobiography of Charles Darwin book by Charles Darwin and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.