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The Resource Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman, (electronic resource/)

Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman, (electronic resource/)

Label
Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths
Title
Charles Darwin
Title remainder
destroyer of myths
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Norman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charles Darwin did not deliberately set out to be the "destroyer of mythical beliefs," some of which, in his early days as a young Christian, he had previously espoused. He was a modest man who liked to avoid controversy of any kind, yet paradoxically, he was to be the cause of the greatest controversy in the history of science and religion. When Darwin embarked on the HMS Beagle in late December 1831, bound for the southern hemisphere, he could not have imagined that the experience would lead him to formulate a theory which would totally revolutionize the way in which we viewed the natural world. He did not come to his conclusions about the origin and evolution of all life on Earth quickly, though, for just as the living organisms to which his theory applied had evolved over millions of years, so his thinking evolved as his own life progressed. How did this thoughtful, methodical scientist come to have such an impact on his time--and on ours? These questions and more are what Andrew Norman seeks to answer in this biography of the author of The Origin of Species
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
VALIL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norman, Andrew
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.D2
LC item number
N67 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Naturalists
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Naturalists
  • Great Britain
Label
Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=796567
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Pen & Sword Discovery, 2013
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn879371876
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629140742
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
359193E9-A369-4DDE-B97A-19B657F54685
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879371876
  • (Sirsi) a1848255
Label
Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=796567
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Pen & Sword Discovery, 2013
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn879371876
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629140742
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
359193E9-A369-4DDE-B97A-19B657F54685
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879371876
  • (Sirsi) a1848255

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