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The Coming of Evolution

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John Wesley Judd (1840 1916) had a distinguished career, serving as both President of the Geological Society and Dean of the Royal College of Science. Before his retirement as Professor of Geology from Imperial College, he wrote this concise and accessible review of the beginnings of evolutionary theory. Judd skilfully examined the roots of an idea that, already by 1910, ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 21st 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published July 20th 2009)
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Stephanie Wasek
A concise and accessible review of the beginnings of evolutionary theory, specifically of the works of Lyell and Darwin. Reading the 1911 edition is a stark reminder that there are still too many people who could do with understanding the basic underpinnings of inorganic and organic evolution. Judd's narrative is lively and full of conviction and understanding of the ideas presented, and it's easy to see that this volume would have been particularly persuasive when it was published.
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