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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Evolution,
  • Science,
  • Organic Evolution,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science / Evolution

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsFrederick Burkhardt (Editor), Duncan M. Porter (Editor), Sheila Ann Dean (Editor), Samantha Evans (Editor), Shelley Innes (Editor), Alison M. Pearn (Editor), Andrew Sclater (Editor), Paul White (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages700
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7766340M
ISBN 100521844592
ISBN 109780521844598

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Scientist Charles Darwin once asserted that ""a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections -- a mere heart of stone."" Indeed, his objective take on evolution asserted in The Origin of Species shook the foundations of traditional religion to its core. The correspondence in this volume reveals the two sides of Darwin's life in a new intensity. It opens with a tragedy, the death of Darwin's oldest and best loved daughter, Anne, and goes on to show how Darwin sought relief from his loss through his work, with a single-minded but increasingly weary commitment to the completion of his cirripede monographs. This volume is part of the definitive edition of letters written by and to Charles Darwin, the most celebrated naturalist of the nineteenth century. Notes and appendixes put these fascinating and wide-ranging letters in context, making the letters accessible to both scholars and general 5/5(1). "This volume inaugurates a complete edition of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin. For the first time full authoritative texts of Darwin's letters are available, edited according to modern textual editorial principles and practice.