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On the Origin of Species

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ISBN-10: 0140439129

ISBN-13: 9780140439120

Edition: 150th 2009

Authors: Charles Darwin, William Bynum, Janet Browne, Damien Hirst, Janet Browne

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A new scholarly edition of the most famous scientific text in the world, with detailed information about its publishing history.
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Edition: 150th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Charles Robert Darwin, born in 1809, was an English naturalist who founded the theory of Darwinism, the belief in evolution as determined by natural selection. Although Darwin studied medicine at Edinburgh University, and then studied at Cambridge University to become a minister, he had been interested in natural history all his life. His grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, was a noted English poet, physician, and botanist who was interested in evolutionary development. Darwin's works have had an incalculable effect on all aspects of the modern thought. Darwin's most famous and influential work, On the Origin of Species, provoked immediate controversy. Darwin's other books include Zoology of the…    

William Bynum, Wellcome Trust and Linda Kalof, Michigan State University