From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the "Very Interesting People" series provides biographies of Britain's fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Part of this series, this title talks about Charles Darwin.
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Preface; 1. Upbringing and education; 2. The Beagle voyage, 1831-1836; 3. Theorizing in London, 1836-1842; 4. Parish naturalist, 1842-1856; 5. The Origin of Species; 6. The rise of Darwinism; 7. Botany and belief, 1861-1882; 8. Darwin's legacy; Sources; Index
Charles Darwin by Adrian J. Desmond
Adrian J. Desmond
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