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Darwin's Notebook: The Life, Times, and Discoveries of Charles Robert Darwin

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One of the most fascinating writers and scientists the world has ever seen, Charles Darwin is presented in this journal-like biography through his personal writings and discoveries. Progress with Darwin through his early schooling, his studies in the Galapagos Islands, the writing and publication of The Evolution of Species, and his long-term legacy. This is a detailed acc ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published November 10th 2009 by Running Press (first published 2009)
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Austin Minnick
Charles Darwin is widely know for contributions to biology and the theory of evolution through his book, On The Origin of Species. In fact, he made many other biological observations and wrote many other books. Darwin's Notebook tells these stories and more from Darwin's life.

This book seamlessly displays Darwin's life and ideas in a notebook-like format that is both more visually appealing and entertaining to read than most biographies. The book features a mix of quotes, pictures, and drawings
Nick Turner
Biography of the famous biologist, Charles Darwin.
Sepia photographs. Quotes in copperplate handwriting. Ink drawings, black-and-white pictures, some colour reproductions. Index at the end.
After the life of Darwin, the work describes how his Theory of Evolution has been updated and the latest scientific findings with respect to human evolution. The text states that there was no interbreeding with Neanderthals. Since publication (2009) scientific consensus has moved to the position that people aro
Pam Porter
Excellent summary of the contributions and long-term impact of Charles Darwin. Beautiful format, full of pictures and drawings, and just the right amount of information on each topic (150 pages). I've read a lot of Darwin and I would recommend this as a readable book for anyone interested in knowing more about Darwin's life.
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Jonathan Clements is an author, translator, biographer and scriptwriter. His non-fiction works include biographies of Confucius, Marco Polo, Mao Zedong, Koxinga and Qin Shihuangdi. He also writes for NEO magazine and is the co-author of encyclopedias of anime and Japanese television dramas.
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“In the Modern Age, there are still those who refuse to contradict a single word of the Bible, even though the Bible contradicts itself.” 3 likes
“Thomas Wollaston, in the Annals and Magazine of Natural History, complained that Darwin did no seem to know what a species actually was. The British Quarterly, deliberately sitting up trouble, speculated that a time might come when a monkey could propose marriage to a genteel British lady. Perhaps cruelest of all was a cartoon in Punch magazine, depicting a gorilla with a sign on its neck. Deliberately evoking the anti-slavery tract of Darwin's Wedgwood forbears, the sign read:"Am I a Man and a Brother?” 0 likes
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