Readership: Readers interested in evolutionary theory, the
history of science, and Darwin; anyone wanting an introduction to Darwin in his anniversary year in 2009; students and teachers of anthropology, psychology, introductory biology, history of science, world literature, intellectual history, imperial history.
"This fantastic anthology paints an enthralling and complex portrait of Darwin's ideas and character." - Amanda Gefter, New Scientist
"This is a handsome volume that will repay repeated consultations as a valuable reference, and as an insight into the thought and motivations of a remarkable scientist." - The Quarterly Review of Biology
"It's a tight well laid-out introduction to Darwinism that will encourage you to go looking for more." - Paul O'Doherty, Irish Times