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The Resource The reluctant Mr. Darwin : an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin and the making of his theory of evolution, David Quammen

The reluctant Mr. Darwin : an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin and the making of his theory of evolution, David Quammen

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The reluctant Mr. Darwin : an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin and the making of his theory of evolution
Title
The reluctant Mr. Darwin
Title remainder
an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin and the making of his theory of evolution
Statement of responsibility
David Quammen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the twenty-one-year period between Charles Darwin's original idea about natural selection and the publication of "On the Origin of Species," in an account that offers insight into his experiences as a cautious naturalist
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
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1948-
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Quammen, David
Dewey number
576.82092
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.D2
LC item number
Q35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Great discoveries
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  • Darwin, Charles
  • Natural selection
  • Naturalists
Target audience
adult
Label
The reluctant Mr. Darwin : an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin and the making of his theory of evolution, David Quammen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 271-283
Contents
  • His abominable volume: 1858 -- 1859
  • The
  • Fittest idea: 1860 to the future
  • The
  • Last Beetle: 1876 -- 1882
  • Source notes -- Biography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
  • Home and dry: an introduction
  • The
  • Fabric falls: 1837 -- 1839
  • The
  • Kiwi's egg: 1842 -- 1844
  • Point of attachment: 1846 -- 1851
  • A
  • Duck for Mr. Darwin: 1848 -- 1857
Control code
ocn225401942
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780393329957
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)225401942
Label
The reluctant Mr. Darwin : an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin and the making of his theory of evolution, David Quammen
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 271-283
Contents
  • His abominable volume: 1858 -- 1859
  • The
  • Fittest idea: 1860 to the future
  • The
  • Last Beetle: 1876 -- 1882
  • Source notes -- Biography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
  • Home and dry: an introduction
  • The
  • Fabric falls: 1837 -- 1839
  • The
  • Kiwi's egg: 1842 -- 1844
  • Point of attachment: 1846 -- 1851
  • A
  • Duck for Mr. Darwin: 1848 -- 1857
Control code
ocn225401942
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780393329957
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)225401942

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