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Charles Robert Darwin, born in 1809, was an English naturalist who founded the theory of Darwinism, the belief in evolution as determined by natural selection. Although Darwin studied medicine at Edinburgh University, and then studied at Cambridge University to become a minister, he had been interested in natural history all his life. His grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, was a noted English poet, physician, and botanist who was interested in evolutionary development. Darwin's works have had an incalculable effect on all aspects of the modern thought. Darwin's most famous and influential work, On the Origin of Species, provoked immediate controversy. Darwin's other books include Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. Charles Darwin died in 1882. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Note that the Norton Critical Edition entitled "Darwin" is not written by Charles Darwin. It is a modern volume with numerous contributors, and edited by Philip Appleman. In addition, the rare work "Charles Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle" was written by Nora Barlow, and is not the same work as Darwin's own "Voyage of the Beagle".

On the Origin of Species 12,398 copies, 103 reviews
Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle 2,683 copies, 26 reviews
The Descent of Man 1,365 copies, 10 reviews
On Natural Selection 523 copies, 4 reviews
The Illustrated Origin of Species 271 copies, 3 reviews
It Was Snowing Butterflies 120 copies, 4 reviews
The Essential Darwin 71 copies, 1 review
Darwin's Forgotten World (Contributor) 41 copies
The Life of Erasmus Darwin 30 copies, 1 review
The Riverbank 12 copies
Reise um die Welt 1831 - 36 (Author) 10 copies
Darwin 5 copies
Un naturalista en el Plata 2 copies, 1 review
Darwin Now 1 copy
Chiloé 1 copy
L'Instinct 1 copy
Geology 1 copy

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Note that the Norton Critical Edition entitled "Darwin" is not written by Charles Darwin. It is a modern volume with numerous contributors, and edited by Philip Appleman. In addition, the rare work "Charles Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle" was written by Nora Barlow, and is not the same work as Darwin's own "Voyage of the Beagle".

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