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Darwin's on the Origin of Species - by Daniel Duzdevich (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 313

Genre: Science

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Indiana University Press

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: Evolution

Author: Daniel Duzdevich

Language: English

Street Date: February 24, 2014
TCIN: 78573523
UPC: 9780253011701
Item Number (DPCI): 247-35-3753

Description

Charles Darwin's most famous book On the Origin of Species is without question, one of the most important books ever written. While even the grandest works of Victorian English can prove difficult to modern readers, Darwin wrote his text in haste and under intense pressure. For an era in which Darwin is more talked about than read, Daniel Duzdevich offers a clear, modern English rendering of Darwin's first edition. Neither an abridgement nor a summary, this version might best be described as a "translation" for contemporary English readers. A monument to reasoned insight, the Origin illustrates the value of extensive reflection, carefully gathered evidence, and sound scientific reasoning. By removing the linguistic barriers to understanding and appreciating the Origin, this edition aims to bring 21st-century readers into closer contact with Darwin's revolutionary ideas.

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