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All things Darwin : an encyclopedia of Darwin's world

Author: Patrick Armstrong
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly 200 years after his birth in 1809, and nearly 150 years after the publication of his groundbreaking book The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin remains a controversial figure in science and society. But how much does today's student really know about Darwin and his times? This A-to-Z reference work provides user with an understanding of the intellectual, social, and material world in which Darwin lived. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Reference works
Biography Encyclopedias
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Armstrong
ISBN: 9780313334924 0313334927 9780313334931 0313334935 9780313334948 0313334943
OCLC Number: 145943704
Description: 2 volumes (xxiv, 564 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-I --
List of entries --
Guide to related topics --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
The encyclopedia --
Anemones, Sea --
Animal behavior --
Archaeopteryx --
Ascension Island --
Australia --
Autobiography --
Azores --
Barlow, Norah (1885-1989) --
Barnacles --
Bay of Islands, New Zealand --
Beagle, HMS --
Beagle diary --
Beech, Southern or Antarctic --
Beetles --
Botany --
Brazil --
British Association for the Advancement of Science --
Buckland, William (1784-1856) --
Button, Jemmy --
Cambrian Big Bang --
Cambridge University --
Cape of Good Hope --
Cape Verde Islands --
Catastrophism --
Chambers, Robert (1802-1871) --
Child development --
Chile and Peru --
Chiloé --
Climbing plants --
Cocos (Keeling) Islands --
Coevolution --
Corals and coral reefs --
Correspondence of Charles Darwin --
Covington, Syms (1816-1861) --
Crabs --
Creationism --
Cuvier, Georges (1769-1832) --
Dana, James Dwight (1813-1895) --
Darwin, Annie (Anne Elizabeth Darwin) (1841-1851) --
Darwin, Bernard (1876-1961) --
Darwin, Charles Galton (1887-1962) --
Darwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882) --
Darwin, City of --
Darwin, Emma (née Wedgwood) (1808-1896) --
Darwin, Erasmus (junior) (Erasmus Alvey Darwin) (1804-1881) --
Darwin, Erasmus (senior) (1731-1801). Darwin, Francis (1848-1925) --
Darwin, George Howard (1845-1912) --
Darwin, Horace (1851-1928) --
Darwin, Robert Waring (1766-1848) --
Darwin College, Cambridge --
Darwinism and literature --
Darwinism and theology --
Darwin's death and Westminster Abbey funeral --
Darwin's fungus --
Dawkins, Richard (1941- ) --
Descent of Man --
DNA --
Domestic animals --
Down House --
Earthworms --
Ecology --
Edinburgh --
Eight stones --
Essay of 1844 --
Evolution, Convergent --
Evolution, History of the concept --
Evolution, Saltatory --
Evolutionary ideas after On the Origin --
Evolution of the horse --
Evolution through natural selection --
Expression of Emotions --
Falkland Islands --
Fernando Noronha --
Fertilisation of Orchids --
Fieldwork and collecting methods of Charles Darwin --
Fishes --
FitzRoy, Robert (1805-1865) --
Forms of Flowers --
Fossils --
Fox, William Darwin (1805-1880) --
Frankland, George (1800-1838) --
Galapagos finches --
Galapagos Islands --
Geological Society of London --
Geological time scale --
Geology of the Voyage of the Beagle --
Glaciation --
Gladstone, William Ewart (1809-1898) --
Glen Roy --
Gould, John (1804-1881) --
Gould, Stephen Jay (1941-2002) --
Gradualism --
Gray, Asa (1810-1888). Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928) --
Henslow, John Stevens (1796-1861) --
Herschel, John F.W. (1792-1871) --
Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817-1911) --
Human evolution --
Humboldt, Alexander von (1769-1859) --
Huxley, Thomas (1825-1895) --
Hydrography --
Igneous rocks --
Ill health and diseases of Charles Darwin --
Insectivorous Plants --
Instinct --
Intellectual aristocracy --
Islands --
v. 2. J-Z --
Jenyns, Leonard (later Blomefield) (1800-1893) --
Kelp and kelp beds --
King, Philip Gidley (junior) (1817-1904) --
King, Phillip Parker (1791-1856) --
Kingsley, Charles (1819-1875) --
Kirby, William (1759-1850) --
Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste (1744-1829) --
Linnaeus, Carolus (Carl von Linné) (1707-1778) --
Linnean Society of London --
Long-distance dispersal --
Lyell, Charles (1797-1875) --
Malthus, Thomas Robert (1766-1834) --
Mantell, Gideon Algernon (1790-1852) --
Maori --
Marsupials --
Marx, Karl Heinrich (1818-1883) --
Mauritius --
Megatherium --
Mendel, Gregor (1822-1884) --
Metamorphic rocks --
Morris, Francis Orpen (1810-1893) --
Mutations --
Native peoples --
New South Wales --
New Zealand --
North Wales --
Notes and notebooks. On the Origin of Species --
Origin of life --
Origin of the Beagle voyage --
Owen, Fanny Mostyn (later Biddulph) (1807-1886) --
Owen, Richard (1804-1892) --
Pacific Ocean --
Paley, William (1743-1805) --
Patagonia --
Peppered moth --
Planaria --
Punctuated equilibrium --
Raverat, Gwen (1885-1957) --
Ray, John (1627-1705) --
Recapitulation --
Reconciliation --
Red notebook --
Religion in the life of Charles Darwin --
Rheas --
River Plate --
Royal Navy in the nineteenth century --
Royal Society --
Sedgwick, Adam (1785-1873) --
Sedimentary rocks --
Shrewsbury --
Sketch of 1842 --
Smith, Adam (1723-1790) --
Spencer, Herbert (1820-1903) --
St. Helena and Ascension Island --
St. Paul's rocks --
Sulivan, Bartholomew James (1810-1890) --
Tahiti --
Tasmania --
Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre (1881-1955) --
Tenerife --
Tierra del Fuego --
Tiktaalik --
Toponyms --
Transitional forms --
Tristram, Henry Baker (1822-1906) --
Uniformitarianism --
Vestiges --
Victoria (1819-1901 ; sovereign (1837-1901) --
Voyage of the Beagle --
Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823-1913) --
Warrah --
Waterhouse, George Robert (1810-1888) --
Wedgwood, Josiah I (1730-1795) --
Wedgwood, Josiah II (1769-1841) --
Wilberforce, Samuel (1805-1873) --
Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle --
Appendix : Introduction to the extracts from Darwin's works --
General bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Patrick H. Armstrong.
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Nearly 200 years after his birth in 1809, and nearly 150 years after the publication of his groundbreaking book The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin remains a controversial figure in science and  Read more...

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