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A Brief Guide to Charles Darwin: His Life and Times (2008)

by Cyril Aydon

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0762433655, Paperback)

Charles Darwin has become one of the most important men in history. The quiet, unsure polymath who avoided confrontation, ensconced in his family home at Downe House in Kent, was also a revolutionary who developed his idea of Natural Selection in isolation. Aydon's short biography is considered one of the best introductions to the life and times of Darwin.

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This life of Darwin begins with one of the secrets of his success - he was rich. He made major contributions to the study of geology, he virtually invented the science of ecology and he wrote two books which changed our view of life on Earth and man's place in the natural order.… (more)

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