Start reading The Essential Darwin: On the Origins of Species, The Desc... on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here or start reading now with a free Kindle Reading App.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

The Essential Darwin: On the Origins of Species, The Descent of Man (Unexpurgated Edition) (Halcyon Classics)
 
 

The Essential Darwin: On the Origins of Species, The Descent of Man (Unexpurgated Edition) (Halcyon Classics) [Kindle Edition]

Charles Darwin

Print List Price: £7.95
Kindle Price: £1.28 includes VAT* & free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet
You Save: £6.67 (84%)
* Unlike print books, digital books are subject to VAT.

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition £1.28  
Hardcover --  
Paperback £7.95  
Kindle Daily Deal
Kindle Daily Deal: Up to 70% off
Each day we unveil a new book deal at a specially discounted price--for that day only. Learn more about the Kindle Daily Deal or sign up for the Kindle Daily Deal Newsletter to receive free e-mail notifications about each day's deal.


Product Description

Product Description

This volume contains both of Charles Darwin's key books on natural selection: On the Origin of Species and the Descent of Man. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.

Charles Darwin (1809-1882) was an English scientist and naturalist. Darwin is the originator of the the theory of Evolution by means of natural selection.

This unexpurgated edition contains the complete text with errors and omissions corrected.

Synopsis

Beginning with brief essays which place Darwin's revolutionary thought against the backdrop of previous evolutionary theories, this book also includes excerpts from Darwin's most important published works.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1377 KB
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.; Revised edition (25 May 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002B55H6Y
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #577,390 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 3.0 out of 5 stars  3 reviews
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Title is incorrect 10 Jun 2009
By Maureen Davies - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
This has what appears to be the full text of origins of species(I have read it before), but does not have the Descent of Man- I purchased this book in order to review the Descent of Man and it was not there.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Insightful without bias 25 April 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Robert Jastrow does a wonderful job of explaining the various theories and mindsets of Charles Darwin without pressing any bias in the mix. Robert, if you read this, thank you once again for another outstanding read.
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Complete, Informative, but Biased 30 May 2006
By Beezus - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
This offers great selections from various works of Darwin, including some that are hard to find. I found it invaluable for my research paper, although it is clearly biased in favor of Darwin (for instance, Darwin "discovered the _fact_ of evolution".) However, it is still a good source, and the commentary helps to elucidate some of the more confusing portions of the text.
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category