When Darwin announced his theory of evolution by natural selection, he did more than transform biology he told us that humans too are part of nature. His decisive experience a five-year round-the-world voyage on the "Beagle "set him thinking about the diversity of life, ideas that would challenge the scientific establishment and Victorian society. This concise account of Darwin s life and work makes vividly clear why his work continues to influence us all."
Charles Darwin - PocketGiants
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