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Origin of Species and the Voyage of The 'Beagle' Introduction by Richard Dawkins

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ISBN-10: 1400041279

ISBN-13: 9781400041275

Edition: 2003

Authors: Charles Darwin, Richard Dawkins, Charles Darwin

List price: $35.00
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Easily the most influential book published in the nineteenth century, Darwin’sThe Origin of Speciesis also that most unusual phenomenon, an altogether readable discussion of a scientific subject. On its appearance in 1859 it was immediately recognized by enthusiasts and detractors alike as a work of the greatest importance: its revolutionary theory of evolution by means of natural selection provoked a furious reaction that continues to this day. The Origin of Speciesis here published together with Darwin’s earlierVoyage of the ‘Beagle.’ This 1839 account of the journeys to South America and the Pacific islands that first put Darwin on the track of his remarkable theories derives an added…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1024
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Richard Dawkins writes about such topics as DNA and genetic engineering, virtual reality, astronomy, and evolution. Dawkins was educated at Oxford University and taught zoology at the University of California and Oxford University, holding the position of the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science. He is a member of the International Academy of Humanism. Dawkins' books include The Selfish Gene, The Extended Phenotype, The Blind Watchmaker, River Out of Eden, and Climbing Mount Improbable. His book, entitled The God Delusion, shows how religion fuels war, foments bigotry, and abuses children. Dawkins supports his points with historical and contemporary evidence. His…