Darwin and the Barnacle
Darwin and the Barnacle by Rebecca Stott, lavishly illustrated and superbly told, is the fascinating story of how genius sometimes proceeds through indirection – and how one small item of curiosity contributed to history’s most spectacular scientific breakthrough.
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The author reveals why Darwin waited two decades to release his controversial theories of natural selection and evolution, in a fascinating portrait of the turbulent world of Victo..
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Darwin’s Backyard goes beyond the portrait of Charles Darwin as a brilliant thinker to concentrate on him as a nimble experimenter delving into some of evolution’s great myster..
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A great deal is now known about the functional organization, physiology, reproduction, and development of barnacles. For the first time, this book brings to bear all aspects of thi..
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A coherent treatment of the flow of ideas throughout Darwin's works, this volume presents a unified theoretical system that explains Darwin's investigations, evaluating the literat..
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This text gives an overview of almost all aspects of barnacle biology covering advances made since Charles Darwin to the present day...
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An electrifying account of the extraordinary untold history behind Darwin's theory of evolution..
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"Quammen brilliantly and powerfully re-creates the 19th century naturalist's intellectual and spiritual journey."--Los Angeles Times Book Review Twenty-one years passed between Cha..