Darwin: a life in science

Front Cover
Dutton, Dec 1, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 322 pages
3 Reviews
Continuing their successful series on famous scientists, White and Gribbin present a lucid and accessible account of Darwin's life and work. Organized in alternating biographical chapters (written by White) and scientific chapters (written by Gribbin), Darwin explains the forces that shaped this seminal figure and the effect he has had on our culture and knowledge.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Noisy - LibraryThing

Well, is it a biography or a historical work? It seems to fall between these categories and ends up being a little unsatisfying as a result. I purchased this to mark the 'Origin' publication 150th ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - psiloiordinary - LibraryThing

I have read so many potted Darwin biographies in the press, especially in this multi anniversary year for Darwin, that I thought I ought to at least attempt to do the job properly and read a full ... Read full review

Related books

Contents

Chapter
1
2
27
3
49
Copyright

13 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1995)

John Gribbin, visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. He is married to Mary Grivvin, also a science writer.

Bibliographic information