Charles Darwin by Tim M. Berra
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Charles Darwin
By Tim M. Berra

Charles Darwin

The Concise Story of an Extraordinary Man

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Format: Hardback

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Charles Darwin by Tim M. Berra

Book Description

Two hundred years after Charles Darwin's birth (February 12, 1809), this thoroughly illustrated, yet concise biography reveals the great scientist as husband, father, and friend. Tim M. Berra, whose "Darwin: The Man" lectures are in high demand worldwide, tells the fascinating story of the person and the idea that changed everything. Berra discusses Darwin's revolutionary scientific work, its impact on modern-day biological science, and the influence of Darwin's evolutionary theory on Western thought. But Berra digs deeper to reveal Darwin the man by combining anecdotes with carefully selected illustrations and photographs. This small gem of a book includes 20 color plates and 60 black-and-white illustrations, along with an annotated list of Darwin's publications and a chronology of his life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801891045
ISBN-10: 0801891043
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Tim M. Berra

Tim M. Berra is professor emeritus of evolution, ecology, and organismal biology at the Ohio State University and a three-time Fulbright grant recipient. He is the author of several books, including Evolution and the Myth of Creationism.

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