The Annotated Origin: A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of Species / Edition 1

The Annotated Origin: A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of Species / Edition 1

by Charles Darwin
     
 

Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species is one of the most important and yet least read scientific works in the history of science. The Annotated Origin is a facsimile of the first edition of 1859, and is accompanied by James T. Costa's marginal annotations, drawing on his extensive experience with Darwin's ideas in the field, lab, and classroom. ThisSee more details below

Overview

Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species is one of the most important and yet least read scientific works in the history of science. The Annotated Origin is a facsimile of the first edition of 1859, and is accompanied by James T. Costa's marginal annotations, drawing on his extensive experience with Darwin's ideas in the field, lab, and classroom. This edition makes available an accessible and practical resource for anyone reading Origin for the first time or for those who want to reread it with the insights and perspective that a working biologist can provide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674060173
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Edition description:
A Facsimile of the First Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
288,797
Product dimensions:
8.11(w) x 8.03(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents


  • Introduction

  • On the Origin of Species

  • Coda: The Origin Evolving

  • References

  • Biographical Notes

  • Acknowledgments

  • Subject Index

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