This classic work of scientific literature, presenting the theory of evolution by means of natural selection, is still both relevant and controversial in the twenty-first century. THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
A concise introduction that gives the reader important
A chronology of the author's life and work
A timeline of significant events that provides the book's
An outline of key themes to guide the reader's own
Detailed explanatory notes
Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern
perspectives on the work
Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book
Charles Darwin’s (1809-1882) love of natural history led him to the Beagle. Twenty years after his voyage, his landmark work On the Origin of Species sparked immediate controversy and has continued to do so for 150 years. David Quammen is an acclaimed natural history writer and the author of The Song of the Dodo and The Reluctant Mr. Darwin, in addition to nearly a dozen other books.
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