Robert FitzRoy is given the captaincy of HMS Beagle, surveying the wilds of Tierra del Fuego. He is aged twenty three, and suffers from hereditary manic depression. He takes on a passenger, a young trainee cleric and amateur geologist...
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
- Auteur:THOMPSON, HarrySommaire:
- Auteur:Lasky, KathrynSommaire:
Describes the life and work of the renowned nineteenth-century biologist who transformed conventional Western thought with his theory of natural evolution.
- Auteur:Sengoopta, ChandakSommaire:
In this course, University of Longon professor Chandak Sengoopta examines the major themes of Darwin's works and explores their diverse, often contradictory impacts on science and society from 1859 to the present.
- Auteur:Johnson, PaulSommaire:
Johnson brings the gentleman-scientist and his times brilliantly into focus. From Darwin's birth into great fortune to his voyage aboard the Beagle, to the long-delayed publication of his masterpiece, Johnson delves into what made...