The Voyage of the Beagle

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Wildside Press LLC, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 560 pages
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Facsimile reprint of the 1909 Collier edition. Complete with illustrations and notes.
  

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Incredibly easy to read (surprising to me). - Goodreads
Very interesting but quiet hard to read in places. - Goodreads
And a fine writer as well. - Goodreads
The prose is clear and accessible even a century later. - Goodreads
Darwin's writing is dry and the Sahara! - Goodreads

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Remarkable account of the Beagle's journey and the extraordinary mind that travelled with her. Though it would take Darwin years to fully develop and elucidate his theory of evolution, you can already ... Read full review

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The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (Collier 1937) (508.3). Charles Darwin sailed as a twenty-two year old budding scientist from England to South America on the HMS Beagle in 1831. This voyage ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER I
11
CHAPTER II
29
CHAPTER III
49
CHAPTER IV
74
CHAPTER V
93
Set out for Buenos AyresRio SauceSierra VentanaThird Posta
118
CHAPTER VII
135
CHAPTER VIII
155
Valparaiso Excursion to the Foot of the Andes Structure of the Land
269
CHAPTER XIII
290
CHAPTER XIV
309
CHAPTER XV
332
CHAPTER XVI
357
feeds on beaweed lerrestnal Lizard burrowing habits herbiv
394
CHAPTER XVIII
425
CHAPTER XIX
455

CHAPTER X
219
CHAPTER XI
247
CHAPTER XXI
509
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Naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) is the father of evolution. His groundbreaking The Origin of Species argued that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection. As much as anyone in the modern era, Darwin has changed the course of human thought.

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