Charles Darwin's The Life of Erasmus Darwin

Charles Darwin's The Life of Erasmus Darwin

by Charles Darwin, Desmond King-Hele
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521815266

ISBN-13: 9780521815260

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In observation of the bicentenary of Erasmus Darwin's death, Cambridge is publishing this collection of personal writings by his grandson Charles. This is the first unabridged publication of a book by Charles Darwin, and it contains a series of illuminating insights into his grandfather's life and work. With quotations from letters and candid comments by Charles

Overview

In observation of the bicentenary of Erasmus Darwin's death, Cambridge is publishing this collection of personal writings by his grandson Charles. This is the first unabridged publication of a book by Charles Darwin, and it contains a series of illuminating insights into his grandfather's life and work. With quotations from letters and candid comments by Charles Darwin about his books; and free of the conventions of scientific writing; this small volume of personal observations illuminates the life of a distinguished scientist as seen by his accomplished successor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521815260
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
Unabridged
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Synopsis; Charles Darwin's preface; The Life of Erasmus Darwin by Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin's references; Notes on the text.

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