. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Charles darwin's account of the momentous voyage which set in motion the current of intellectual events leading to The Origin of Species When HMS Beagle sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of a lifetime.
The Voyage of the Beagle #ad - The insights made here were to set in motion the intellectual currents that led to the theory of evolution, and the most controversial book of the Victorian age: The Origin of Species. In their introduction janet brown and michael neve provide a background to Darwin's thought and work, appendices and an essay on scientific geology and the Bible by Robert FitzRoy, and this edition also includes notes, maps, Darwin's friend and Captain of the Beagle.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Volcanoes in the galapagos, the Gossamer spider of Patagonia and the Australasian coral reefs - all are to be found in these extraordinary writings. This volume reprints Charles Darwin's journal in a shortened form.
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Includes an introduction by Sir Julian Huxley Signet Book. Darwin’s theory that species derive from other species by a gradual evolutionary process and that the average level of each species is heightened by the “survival of the fittest” stirred up popular debate to fever pitch. Charles darwin’s classic that exploded into public controversy, revolutionized the course of science, and continues to transform our views of the world.
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Galapagos: A Natural History, Revised and ExpandedUniversity of Calgary Press #ad - An index and checklist of plants and animals with page references and a glossary of technical terms are provided. Signet Book. Management and conservation of the Galápagos National Park is discussed, and visitor information and notes about the various tourist sites are given. Twenty thousand copies of the first edition of Galápagos were sold.
. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author. The reader will find an easy-to-use text which details the natural history of the plants and animals found in the Galápagos Islands. University of Calgary Press.
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our TimeVintage #ad - For among the finches of daphne Major, natural selection is neither rare nor slow: it is taking place by the hour, and we can watch. In this dramatic story of groundbreaking scientific research, Jonathan Weiner follows these scientists as they watch Darwin's finches and come up with a new understanding of life itself.
The beak of the finch is an elegantly written and compelling masterpiece of theory and explication in the tradition of Stephen Jay Gould. With a new preface. Signet Book. Winner of the pulitzer prizewinner of the los angeles times book prizeon a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, Peter and Rosemary Grant, two scientists, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not know the strength of his own theory.
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On the Origin of Species Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics #ad - Before the origin of species, accepted thinking held that life was the static and perfect creation of God. His ideas have affected public perception of everything from religion to economics. Signet Book. The new edition also includes brief biographies of some of the most important scientific thinkers leading up to and surrounding the Origin of Species, suggested further reading, notes and a chronology.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. By a single, systematic argument Darwin called this view into question. Instantly and persistently controversial, the concept of natural selection transformed scientific analysis about all life on Earth.
On the Origin of Species Penguin Classics #ad - Penguin Classics. William bynum's introduction discusses Darwin's life, the publication and reception of the themes of On the Origin of Species, and the subsequent development of its major themes. Vintage Books USA. University of Calgary Press. Written for a general readership, On the Origin of Species sold out on the day of its publication and has remained in print ever since.
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Wildlife of the Galápagos: Second Edition Princeton Pocket GuidesPrinceton University Press #ad - This new edition includes information about all the common fish of the region and Spanish names are featured for the first time. Since its first publication more than a decade ago, Wildlife of the Galápagos has become the definitive, classic field guide to the natural splendors of this amazing part of the world.
University of Calgary Press. Now fully updated, reptiles, this essential and comprehensive guide has been expanded to include the more than 400 commonly seen birds, and plants, invertebrates, mammals, and other coastal and marine life of this wondrous archipelago. There is also a revised section that discusses the islands' history, and conservation, climate, geology, with the most current details on visitor sites.
Wildlife of the Galápagos: Second Edition Princeton Pocket Guides #ad - This is the perfect portable companion for all nature enthusiasts interested in the astounding Galápagos. Covers 400+ commonly seen species, invertebrates, reptiles, climate, and other coastal and marine lifeIllustrated with over 650 color photographs, and plants, maps, geology, and drawingsIncludes maps of visitor sitesWritten by wildlife experts with extensive knowledge of the areaIncludes information on the history, mammals, including birds, and conservation of the islands Signet Book.
Over 650 stunning color photographs, maps, and drawings are accompanied by accessible, descriptive text. Penguin Classics. Vintage Books USA.
Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galápagos Islands: An Identification Guide, 2nd EditionYale University Press #ad - This is the first comprehensive guide to the unique wildlife of the Galápagos, mammals, encompassing the birds, and reptiles a visitor to these extraordinary islands might encounter. The innovative, simple-to-use format of the pocket-sized volume will help beginners and experts alike to identify with confidence the striking and charismatic Galápagos fauna.
Highlighting the differences between similar species, the guide focuses on the key identification features of each. Vintage Books USA. Information on the status, habitat preferences, and significant behavioral characteristics is provided for each species, breeding seasons, along with 78 distribution maps for all resident species.
Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galápagos Islands: An Identification Guide, 2nd Edition #ad - . University of Calgary Press. Fifty-three remarkable color plates compiled from a composite of 500 photographic images and 20 illustrations depict virtually every bird, mammal, and reptile ever recorded on the Galápagos. Penguin Classics. Signet Book.
The Descent of Man Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics #ad - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Vintage Books USA. In their introduction, acclaimed biographers of charles Darwin, James Moore and Adrian Desmond, call for a radical re-assessment of the book, arguing that its core ideas on race were fired by Darwin's hatred of slavery.
The book notoriously put apes in our family tree and made the races one family, diversified by 'sexual selection' - Darwin's provocative theory that female choice among competing males leads to diverging racial characteristics. He had been reworking his notes since the 1830s, but only with trepidation did he finally publish The Descent of Man in 1871.
The Descent of Man Penguin Classics #ad - University of Calgary Press. Applying his controversial theory of evolution to the origins of the human species, Charles Darwin's The Descent of Man was the culmination of his life's work. Named by sigmund freud as 'one of the ten most significant books' ever written, Darwin's Descent of Man continues to shape the way we think about what it is that makes us uniquely human.
In the origin of species, charles Darwin refused to discuss human evolution, believing the subject too 'surrounded with prejudices'. The text is the second and definitive edition and this volume also contains suggestions for further reading, a chronology and biographical sketches of prominent individuals mentioned.
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Galapagos Wildlife Bradt Wildlife GuidesBradt Travel Guides #ad - Signet Book. Bradt Travel Guides. For those looking to explore it also includes unique island trail plans. Helenc1 now with more detailed descriptions of island landing sites, and updated information on conservation efforts, more photos, Bradt's Galápagos Wildlife is the perfect companion for this once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Penguin Classics. Traveling to the galápagos to discover the unique flora and fauna that so captivated Darwin and the many that followed him is a rite of passage for serious wildlife enthusiasts. University of Calgary Press. Vintage Books USA. Written by two expert naturalists who are passionate about the Galápagos, this guide is packed with entertaining descriptions, while full-color photography aids in identifying key species both on land and below water.
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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin: 1809-1882W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Bradt Travel Guides. Signet Book. The editor has provided page and line references to the more important restored passages, and previously unpublished notes and letters on family matters and on the controversy between Samuel Butler appear in an appendix. It will prove invaluable to biographers and cast new light on the personality of one of the world's greatest scientists.
The only complete edition. Her own annotations make fascinating reading. The daring and restless mind, his education, his explorations of the natural world, the integrity and simplicity of Darwin's character are revealed in this direct and personal account of his life―his family, his religion and philosophy.
The Autobiography of Charles Darwin: 1809-1882 #ad - Charles darwin's autobiography was first published in 1887, five years after his death. University of Calgary Press. Vintage Books USA. Here, it is presented complete and unexpurgated, for the first time since his death, as it exists in the family archives. Penguin Classics. The present complete edition did not appear until 1959, one hundred years after the publication of The Origin of Species.
Nora barlow, darwin's granddaughter, has proved herself a superb editor. It was a bowdlerized edition: Darwin's family, attempting to protect his posthumous reputation, had deleted all the passages they considered too personal or controversial.
Galapagos Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals Wildlife and Nature IdentificationWaterford Press #ad - Vintage Books USA. Penguin Classics. Bradt Travel Guides. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by eco-tourists visiting the islands. Also features a unique map that shows the location of the top 10 most sought-after species including the Galapagos tortoise and the flightless cormorant.
Made in the USA. Www. Waterfordpress. Com signet Book. One of the most unique ecosystems in the world, the Galapagos Islands feature a bizarre diversity of wildlife, with many species endemic to the islands. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes, seashore creatures and butterflies/insects.
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