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    DescriptionEnglish scientist, naturalist, and geologist CHARLES DARWIN (1809-1882) transformed our understanding of the planet and our place on it with his theory of evolution through natural selection. Much of the basis for his conceptual breakthrough was his research during the five-year journey he undertook on the HMS Beagle, an English exploratory vessel, which sailed South America and the South Pacific from 1831 to 1836. First published in 1839 under the title Journal and Remarks, this replica volume reproduces the 1845 second edition, originally called Journal of Researches. Enthralling both as a tale of travel adventure and as a naturalist's diary, The Voyage of the Beagle is even more fascinating for the hints it offers, from decades prior to Darwin's publication of 1859's On the Origin of Species, of the observations of the natural world and the thought processes that followed that would combine to revolutionize the field of biology.

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    The Voyage of the Beagle
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor Charles Darwin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 532
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    ISBN 13: 9781605205656
    ISBN 10: 1605205656

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG, WTH, PDX, WN, WTL, HRA, PS
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: TR
    Libri: I-TR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13190
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000, SCI034000
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC classification: Q
    BISAC V2.8: SCI008000
    Abridged Dewey: 509
    BISAC V2.8: TRV001000, BIO000000, REL000000, NAT000000
    Thema V1.0: WN, QR, DNB, PS, PDX, WTL, WTHA
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
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    Publication date
    30 December 2008