Evolution by Edward J. Larson audiobook

Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

By Edward J. Larson
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Edward J. Larson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and eminent science historian. This marvelously readable, yet sumptuously erudite work traces the development of the scientific theory of evolution. From Darwin's essential trip to the GalApagos, to the most contemporary studies in sociobiology, this work takes listeners both into the field and laboratories of the world's greatest evolutionary scientists, and shows how the theory of evolution has itself evolved.

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Edward J. Larson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and eminent science historian. This marvelously readable, yet sumptuously erudite work traces the development of the scientific theory of evolution. From Darwin's essential trip to the GalApagos, to the most contemporary studies in sociobiology, this work takes listeners both into the field and laboratories of the world's greatest evolutionary scientists, and shows how the theory of evolution has itself evolved.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Should make valuable reading for young people going into the sciences and other science buffs.” Publishers Weekly
“A clear, concise, and highly informative overview of evolutionary thought from ancient speculations to the emergence of a neo-Darwinian synthesis…This outstanding book is highly recommended.” Library Journal
“A brisk survey of the origins and development of modern biology’s key idea…Larson does a fine job of showing the main intellectual currents, effectively setting them in historical context. Thoroughly readable, evenhanded, and well documented.” Kirkus Review

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Author Bio: Edward J. Larson

Author Bio: Edward J. Larson

Edward J. Larson received the Pulitzer Prize for History for Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate over Science and Religion. He is the author and co-author of several other nonfiction books. He was an inaugural fellow at the National Library for the Study of George Washington. He is a professor of history and holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University. He travels widely as a media commentator, visiting instructor, and guest speaker.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Runtime: 9.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English