Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution

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Penguin, Nov 5, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
In a chest of drawers bequeathed by his grandmother, author Randal Keynes discovered the writing case of Charles and Emma Darwin’s beloved daughter Annie Darwin, who died at the age of ten. He also found the notes Darwin kept throughout Annie's illness, the eulogy he delivered at her funeral—and provocative new insights into Darwin’s views on nature, evolution, and the human condition. In Darwin, His Daughter & Human Evolution, Keynes shows that Darwin was not "a cold intellect with no place for love in his famous 'struggle for existence,' [but]...a man of uncommon warmth" (Scientific American).

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Contents

FAMILY AND FRIENDS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER ONE MACAW COTTAGE
CHAPTER TWO PTERODACTYL PIE
CHAPTER THREE NATURAL HISTORY OF BABIES
CHAPTER FOUR YOUNG CROCODILES
CHAPTER FIVE THE GALLOPING TUNE
CHAPTER SIX FAITH CRICKET AND BARNACLES
CHAPTER ELEVEN THE DESTROYING ANGEL
CHAPTER TWELVE THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES
CHAPTER THIRTEEN GOING THE WHOLE ORANG
CHAPTER FOURTEEN GODS SHARP KNIFE
CHAPTER FIFTEEN THE DESCENT OF MAN
CHAPTER SIXTEEN TOUCHING HUMBLE THINGS
NOTES
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

CHAPTER SEVEN WORLDS AWAY FROM HOME
CHAPTER EIGHT THE FRETFULNESS OF A CHILD
CHAPTER NINE THE LAST WEEKS IN MALVERN
CHAPTER TEN LOSS AND REMEMBERING
PICTURE CREDITS
INDEX
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Randal Keynes is a British conservationist and a great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin. He is also a descendant of the economist John Maynard Keynes.

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