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Charles Darwin: And the Evolution Revolution / Edition 1
     

Charles Darwin: And the Evolution Revolution / Edition 1

by Rebecca Stefoff
 

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ISBN-10: 0195120280

ISBN-13: 9780195120288

Pub. Date: 07/01/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES, published in 1858, transformed our view of the world and made Charles Darwin one of the most controversial figures in science. This new biography looks at the person behind the controversy whose earth-shaking discoveries and ideas remain as exciting and interesting as today's headlines. 47 photos.

Overview

ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES, published in 1858, transformed our view of the world and made Charles Darwin one of the most controversial figures in science. This new biography looks at the person behind the controversy whose earth-shaking discoveries and ideas remain as exciting and interesting as today's headlines. 47 photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195120288
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Series:
Oxford Portraits in Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Starting Points
9(16)
The Restless Searcher
25(15)
Extinction: The Great Dyings
32(8)
The Voyage of the Beagle
40(18)
What is a Species?
48(10)
The Birth of a Theory
58(18)
A "Devil's Chaplain"
76(29)
Science Challenges Darwin
96(9)
Darwin's Legacy
105(12)
Sidebar: Mendelian Genetics
112(5)
Chronology 117(2)
Glossary 119(2)
Further Reading 121(4)
Index 125

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