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Charles Darwin, Gillian Beer (EDT)

On the Origin of Species

€10,95

Darwin's prodigious reading, experimentation, and observations on his travels fed into his great work, which draws on material from the Galapagos Islands to rural Staffordshire, from English back gardens to colonial encounters. The present edition provides a detailed and accessible discussion of his theories and adds an account of the immediate responses to the book on publication. The resistances as well as the enthusiasms of the first readers cast light on recent controversies, particularly concerning questions of design and descent.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2009
Publisher: Oxford Univ Press
Pages: 394
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780199219223
ISBN 10: 0199219222
Edition: Revised

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On the Origin of Species

€10,95