The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle

The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle

by Charles Darwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0375756809

ISBN-13: 9780375756801

Pub. Date: 03/13/2001

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting specimens, Darwin began to

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In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting specimens, Darwin began to formulate the theories of evolution and natural selection realized in his master work, The Origin of Species. Travel memoir and scientific primer alike, The Voyage of the Beagle is a lively and accessible introduction to the mind of one of history's most influential thinkers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375756801
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/13/2001
Series:
Modern Library Classics Series
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
378,683
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 7.99(h) x 1.03(d)

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