"Browne takes a straightforward approach to the life and times of this famous tome. . . . This excellent introduction is highly recommended for all readers who want to better understand the heated debates that this book still causes today."
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About the Author
Janet Browne is a professor at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL. Her major work has been a landmark two-volume biography of Charles Darwin, Voyaging (1995) and The Power of Place (2002).