The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 9: 1861

The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 9: 1861

by Charles Darwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521451566

ISBN-13: 9780521451567

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The correspondence in this volume continues to reveal the variety of responses to Darwin's species theory in the second year following the publication of The Origin of Species. Darwin also begins to turn to new "evolutionary" projects that illustrate how the theory could be applied to solving important problems in natural history. The letters also yield important new…  See more details below

Overview

The correspondence in this volume continues to reveal the variety of responses to Darwin's species theory in the second year following the publication of The Origin of Species. Darwin also begins to turn to new "evolutionary" projects that illustrate how the theory could be applied to solving important problems in natural history. The letters also yield important new information about contemporary research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521451567
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Series:
Correspondence of Charles Darwin Series, #9
Pages:
645
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of letters; Introduction; Acknowledgements; List of provenances; Note on editorial policy; Darwin/Wedgwood genealogy; Abbreviations and symbols; The Correspondence 1861; Appendices; Manuscript alterations and comments; Bibliography; Biographical register and index to correspondents; Index.

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