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Origin of the Species Abridged

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ISBN-10: 1461118778

ISBN-13: 9781461118770

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles Darwin

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The book that revolutionized the natural sciences and every literary, philosophical and religious thinker who followed. Darwin's theory of evolution and the descent of man remains as controversial and influential today as when it was published over a century ago.
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Book details

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/26/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 154
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.902
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…