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Charles Darwin, naturalist.

Cunningham, J. T.

Charles Darwin, naturalist.

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Published by W. Brown in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882.,
  • Evolution,
  • Natural selection

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Round table series -- no. 5, The Round table series (Edinburgh, Lothian) -- no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 32 p. --
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18035415M


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Charles Darwin, naturalist. by Cunningham, J. T. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Charles Darwin was, above all else, an independent thinker who continues even now to influence the way we look at the natural world. His endless curiosity and passion for detail resulted in a wealth of notebooks, diaries, correspondence, and published writings that Peter Sís transforms into a Cited by: 4.

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Charles Robert Darwin (12 February – 19 April ) was an English naturalist. He was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He is famous for his work on the theory of evolution. His book On the Origin of Species () did two things. First, it provided a great deal of evidence that evolution has taken place.

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