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Author Lister, Adrian, author.

Title Darwin's fossils : the collection that shaped the theory of evolution / Adrian Lister.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  576.822 LISTER    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  576.82 LISTER    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  576.82 LIS    Check Shelf
Description 232 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Summary Reveals how Darwin's study of fossils shaped his scientific thinking and led to his development of the theory of evolution. -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [216]-226) and index.
Contents Preface -- The making of a naturalist -- Giant mammals -- A petrified forest -- Marine life -- Coral islands -- The making of a theory.
Summary Discusses Charles Darwin's voyage as a naturalist on the HMS Beagle, using his notebooks, diaries, and letters to provide his thoughts as he shaped his theory of evolution.
Subject Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Beagle Expedition (1831-1836)
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. (OCoLC)fst00029136
Beagle Expedition. (OCoLC)fst01405297
Evolution (Biology)
Fossils -- Catalogs and collections.
Evolution (Biology) (OCoLC)fst00917302
Fossils. (OCoLC)fst00933164
Genre/Form Catalogs and collections. (OCoLC)fst01423697
Added Author Natural History Museum (London, England)
ISBN 9781588346179 (paperback)
158834617X (paperback)
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