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Charles Darwin. Vol. 2, The power of place

Author: E J Browne
Publisher: New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2003, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

In 1858, Charles Darwin was forty-nine years old, a gentleman scientist living quietly at Down House in the Kent countryside. This book covers various aspects of the Darwinian revolution, from an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E J Browne
ISBN: 0691114390 9780691114392
OCLC Number: 53399600
Notes: "Volume II of a biography."
Awards: Winner of History of Science Society's Pfizer Award 2004
Winner of National Book Critics Circle Awards: Biography 2002
Description: 591 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Stormy waters --
My abominable volume --
Publish and be damned --
Four musketeers --
Eyes among the leaves --
Battle of the books --
Invalid --
The burden of heredity --
Son of a monkey --
Darwin in the drawing room --
England's green and pleasant land --
Home is the sailor.
Other Titles: Power of place
Responsibility: Janet Browne.
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