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The author of the book: David Quammen
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 2.99 MB
Edition: Orion Publishing Group
Date of issue: 2007
ISBN: 0297845691
ISBN 13: 9780297845690

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Evolution, during the early nineteenth century, was an idea in the air. Other thinkers had suggested it, but no one had proposed a cogent explanation for how evolution occurs. Then, in September 1838, a young Englishman named Charles Darwin hit upon the idea that 'natural selection' among competing individuals would lead to wondrous adaptations and species diversity. Twenty-one years passed between that epiphany and publication of On the Origin of Species. The human drama and scientific basis of Darwin's twenty-one-year delay constitute a fascinating, tangled tale that elucidates the character of a cautious naturalist who initiated an intellectual revolution.

Also published under the title "The Reluctant Mr Darwin" in the US.

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Ebook The Kiwi's Egg: Charles Darwin And Natural Selection read Online! David Quammen (born February 1948) is an award-winning science, nature and travel writer whose work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Outside, Harper's, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times Book Review; he has also written fiction. He wrote a column called "Natural Acts" for Outside magazine for fifteen years. Quammen lives in Bozeman, Montana.


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