The Story of the Man and His Theories of Evolution

By John van Wyhe (Author)


Format Hardcover



The Story of the Man and His Theories of Evolution

by John van Wyhe



Barnes and Noble Indiebound
Paperback >
Produced in association with the Natural History Museum, London, this stunning volumeoffers an in-depth examination of one of the significant figures in nineteenth- and twentieth-century science: Charles Darwin.
Take a look at the life of the incredible scientist who forever altered our view of life on earth. Darwin follows the man from his birth to his last days, delving into his groundbreaking publications, far-flung travels, and theories on evolution. More than 160 stunning images and illustrations include personal diary entries, letters, and handwritten notes, as well as sketches from Darwin's famous works. In compelling detail, this illustrated biography covers not only Darwin’s scientific career and On the Origin of Species, but also his personal struggles, allowing us to truly see and understand the human being.

Dr. John van Wyhe is a historian of science at the University of Cambridge. He is the founder and Director of The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online, Bye-Fellow of Christ's College, and Member of Council for the British Society for the History of Science. Dr. van Wyhe is currently co-editing a volume of Darwin's field notebooks and a volume of his shorter publications. He lives in Cambridge.

Pub Date: 8/7/2018

ISBN: 9780233005362

Price: $29.95

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 160 pages, 180 color & b-w photos & illus.

Trim: 7.25 x 9.313 Inches

Territories: US Only

Category: Science & Nature / Historical

Publisher: Carlton Books