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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I loved this book and Darwin's viewpoints on the different places he visited. I have read the Origin of Species previously and so had a bit on an idea about his research and why he did it. I have also ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shiwei Qumu - Goodreads

It is a fascinating book which does not only document Darwin's keen observation of the wildlife in Pacific archipelago, but also shows how the scientists work. For instance, when Darwin alludes to a ... Read full review

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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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Frederick Burkhardt (1912 2007), the founder of the Darwin Correspondence Project, was president of Bennington College, Vermont, 1947 1957, and president of the American Council of Learned Societies, 1957 1974. Before founding the Darwin Correspondence Project in 1974, he was already at work on an edition of the papers of the philosopher William James. He received the Modern Language Association of America's first Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters in 1991; the Founder's Medal of the Society for the History of Natural History in 1997, the Thomas Jefferson Gold Medal of the American Philosophical Society in 2003, and a special citation for outstanding service to the history of science from the History of Science Society in 2005.

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