Description - Autobiographies by Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin's "Autobiography" is a classic written by a genius about a genius. The author and his subject do not always agree, for hindsight and the passage of time have their effect on what an old man thinks of his younger self. His friend Thomas Henry Huxley writes about the lean years before he received recognition and fame. His early diary, "Thoughts and Doings", which contains an account of his self-education, is published for the first time.
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(198mm x 129mm x 7mm)
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Author Biography - Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin (1809-82) was an evolutionary scientist, best-known for his controversial and ground-breaking 'Origin of Species' (1859).Michael Neve is based at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London. He teaches and researches the history of psychiatry and the history of the life sciences. With Janet Browne, he co-edited Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle for Penguin Classics. Sharon Messenger is a research officer at the Wellcome Trust Centre.