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Darwin, nature reinterpreted

Piero Ventura

Darwin, nature reinterpreted

by Piero Ventura

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.,
    • Naturalists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Evolution (Biology) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Naturalists.,
    • Evolution.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementPiero Ventura ; text by Gian Paolo Ceserani ; with the collaboration of Marisa Murgo ; translated by Kathleen Leverich.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      ContributionsCeserani, Gian Paolo, 1939-, Murgo, Marisa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH31.D2 V3613 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p. :
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1104885M
      ISBN 100395707382
      LC Control Number94029989

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Charles Darwin, the mild mannered son of a physician, was once described as the most dangerous man in England. In fact many people considered him to be the agent of the Devil himself, come to sow seeds of corruption among the faithful.

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[I think this is one of the most important books of the 20th century. Piero Ventura is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Piero Ventura include Book of Cities, La Tecnologia / Technology, Food: Its Evolution Through the Ages, and Darwin: Nature Reinterpreted.Charles Darwin's views on religion have been the subject of much interest and dispute.

His pivotal work in the development of modern biology and evolution theory played a prominent part in debates about religion and science at the time. In the early 20th century, his contributions became a focus of the creation–evolution controversy in the United States.Charles Darwin was a conventional man from an unconventional background.

His grandfathers, Erasmus Darwin and Josiah Wedgwood, were, as Jenny Uglow shows in her beautiful book .