The Resource From so simple a beginning : the four great books of Charles Darwin, edited, with introductions by Edward O. Wilson

From so simple a beginning : the four great books of Charles Darwin, edited, with introductions by Edward O. Wilson

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From so simple a beginning : the four great books of Charles Darwin
Title
From so simple a beginning
Title remainder
the four great books of Charles Darwin
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edited, with introductions by Edward O. Wilson
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Language
eng
Summary
Never before have the four great works of Charles Darwin--Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle (1845), The Origin of Species (1859), The Descent of Man (1871), and The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals (1872)--been collected under one cover. Undertaking this challenging endeavor 123 years after Darwin's death, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson has written an introductory essay for the occasion, while providing new, insightful introductions to each of the four volumes and an afterword that examines the fate of evolutionary theory in an era of religious resistance. In addition, Wilson has crafted a creative new index to accompany these four texts, which links the nineteenth-century, Darwinian evolutionary concepts to contemporary biological thought. Includes restored versions of the original illustrations.--From amazon.com
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DLC
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1809-1882
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Darwin, Charles
Dewey number
576.8/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH365
LC item number
.A1 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wilson, Edward O
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  • Beagle Expedition
  • Beagle Expedition
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Natural selection
  • Human beings
  • Emotions
  • Biological Evolution
  • Selection, Genetic
  • Sex Characteristics
  • Emotions
Label
From so simple a beginning : the four great books of Charles Darwin, edited, with introductions by Edward O. Wilson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The voyage of the Beagle (1845)
  • On the origin of species (1859)
  • The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex (1871)
  • The expression of the emotions in man and animals (1872)
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ocm61651451
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1706 pages
Isbn
9780393061345
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005025825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)61651451
Label
From so simple a beginning : the four great books of Charles Darwin, edited, with introductions by Edward O. Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The voyage of the Beagle (1845)
  • On the origin of species (1859)
  • The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex (1871)
  • The expression of the emotions in man and animals (1872)
Control code
ocm61651451
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1706 pages
Isbn
9780393061345
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005025825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)61651451

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