Charles Darwin: Voyaging
Volume 1 of a Biography
By (author) Janet Browne
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Charles Darwin: Voyaging by Janet Browne
Book DescriptionFew lives of great men offer so much interest - and so many mysteries - as the life of Charles Darwin, the greatest figure of nineteenth-century science, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than 100 years after his death. Yet, only with the publication of Voyaging, the first volume of this acclaimed biography, do we have a truly vivid and comprehensive picture of Darwin as a man and a scientist. The second and final volume of Janet Browne's biography of Darwin - The Power of Place - is also available from Pimlico.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844133147
(234mm x 154mm x 47mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Janet Browne
Darwin's Origin of the Species, Paperback (October 2014)
No book has changed our understanding of ourselves more than ""Darwin's Origin of Species"". It caused a sensation on its first day of publication in 1859 and went on to become an international bestseller. The idea that living things gradually evolve through natural selection profoundly shocked its Victorian readers, calling into question wh...
Descent of Man, Paperback (July 2013)
The Descent of Man is Darwin's second book, first published in 1871. In this edition, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to humans and details his theory of sexual selection.
Charles Darwin, Paperback (August 2003)
This concluding volume of Charles Darwin's biography looks closely at the wider publishing world of Victorian England and the different audiences which responded to Darwin's ideas. It considers the Darwinian revolution from his point of view and what it was like to become a scientific celebrity.
Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 9, 1861, Hardback (September 1994)» View all books by Janet Browne
The letters in Volume 9 provide another indispensable collection for those interested in Darwin's life, work, and world.
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Author Biography - Janet Browne
Janet Browne is a zoologist and historian of science. She was formerly a Professor in the History of Biology at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College, London. She is currently the Aramont Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.
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