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    DescriptionCharles Darwin's Autobiography was first published in 1887, five years after his death. It was a bowdlerized edition: Darwin's family, attempting to protect his posthumous reputation, had deleted all the passages they considered too personal or controversial. The present complete edition did not appear until 1959, one hundred years after the publication of The Origin of Species. Upon its appearance, Loren Eiseley wrote: "No man can pretend to know Darwin who does not know his autobiography. Here, for the first time since his death, it is presented complete and unexpurgated, as it exists in the family archives. It will prove invaluable to biographers and cast new light on the personality of one of the world's greatest scientists. Nora Barlow, Darwin's granddaughter, has proved herself a superb editor. Her own annotations make fascinating reading." The daring and restless mind, the integrity and simplicity of Darwin's character are revealed in this direct and personal account of his life his family, his education, his explorations of the natural world, his religion and philosophy. The editor has provided page and line references to the more important restored passages, and previously unpublished notes and letters on family matters and on the controversy between Samuel Butler appear in an appendix."


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    Title
    The Autobiography of Charles Darwin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Darwin, Edited by N. Barlow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393310696
    ISBN 10: 0393310698
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: PSAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.6A
    B&T Approval Code: A60010000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 575.0092
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO015000, BIO000000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 575/.0092
    LC classification: QH31.D2A3, QH31.D2 A3 1993
    Thema V1.0: DNB
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    17 September 1993
    Publication City/Country
    New York