Evolution by Edward J. Larson audiobook

Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

By Edward J. Larson
Read by John McDonough

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9.68 Hours Unabridged
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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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Summary

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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 is a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian, a legal scholar, and a New York Times bestselling author. His book Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate over Science and Religion won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in HIstory. He is a university professor of history and holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 9.68
Audience: Adult
Language: English