- Tapa blanda: 448 páginas
- Editor: Penguin Classics; Edición: Abridged Ed (29 de junio de 1989)
- Colección: Classics
- Idioma: Inglés
- ISBN-10: 014043268X
- ISBN-13: 978-0140432688
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The Voyage of the Beagle: Charles Darwin's Journal of Researches (Classics) (Inglés) Tapa blanda – 29 jun 1989
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The Voyage of the Beagle is Charles Darwin's account of the momentous voyage which set in motion the current of intellectual events leading to The Origin of Species. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction and notes by Janet Brown and Michael Neve.
When HMS Beagle sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of a lifetime. His journal, here reprinted in a shortened form, shows a naturalist making patient observations concerning geology, natural history, people, places and events. Volcanoes in the Galapagos, the Gossamer spider of Patagonia and the Australasian coral reefs - all are to be found in these extraordinary writings. The insights made here were to set in motion the intellectual currents that led to the theory of evolution, and the most controversial book of the Victorian age: The Origin of Species.
This volume reprints Charles Darwin's journal in a shortened form. In their introduction Janet Brown and Michael Neve provide a background to Darwin's thought and work, and this edition also includes notes, maps, appendices and an essay on scientific geology and the Bible by Robert FitzRoy, Darwin's friend and Captain of the Beagle.
Charles Darwin (1809-82), a Victorian scientist and naturalist, has become one of the most famous figures of science to date. The advent of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection in 1859 challenged and contradicted all contemporary biological and religious beliefs.
If you enjoyed The Voyage of the Beagle, you might enjoy Darwin's On the Origin of Species, also available in Penguin Classics.
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Charles Darwin (1809-82) was an evolutionary scientist, best-known for his controversial and ground-breaking work of non-fiction Origin of Species, and for his theories on the survival of the fittest. M.Neve is based at the Wellcome Trust, UCL. He teaches and researches the history of psychiatry and life sciences.
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Evolution. For travelers to South America it provides a good comparison to current geopolitical conditions and those that existed at that time.
He spends a good part of the book describing the social and political situations that existed and not just his observations of the natural world
as you would expect.
What he saw, probably a first-of-a-kind voyage for any human being, made his conclusions, as told in 'Origin..' unavoidable, of course.
But I just like to imagine what it was like for a very young man to embark on what was certainly a perilous voyage that would have him traverse Cape Horn multiple times.
Truly a remarkable book and highly recommended.