Darwin: A Very Short Introduction Paperback
Part of the Very Short Introductions series
Darwin's theory that our ancestors were apes caused a furore in the scientific world and outside it when The Origin of Species was published in 1859.
Arguments still rage about the implications of his evolutionary theory, and scepticism about the value of Darwin's contribution to knowledge is widespread.
In this analysis of Darwin's major insights and arguments, Jonathan Howard reasserts the importance of Darwin's work for the development of modern biology.
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- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages, halftones and drawings
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 22/02/2001
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9780192854544