Darwin by Adrian DesmondDarwin by Adrian Desmond


byAdrian Desmond, James Moore

Paperback | June 1, 1994

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Hailed as the definitive biography, this monumental work explains the character and paradoxes of Charles Darwin and opens up the full panorama of Victorian science, theology, and mores. The authors bring to life Darwin's reckless student days in Cambridge, his epic five-year voyage on the "Beagle," and his grueling struggle to develop his theory of evolution.
Title:DarwinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:896 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1.5 inPublished:June 1, 1994Publisher:W W Norton

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ISBN - 10:0393311503

ISBN - 13:9780393311501

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In lively and accessible style, the authors tell how Darwin came to his world-changing conclusions and how he kept his thoughts secret for twenty years. Hailed as the definitive biography, this book explains Darwin's paradox and offers a window on Victorian science, theology, and mores. Contains a wealth of new information and 90 photographs