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The Annotated Origin A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of Species

By: Charles Darwin(Author), James T Costa(Author)
537 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Belknap Press
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Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is the most important and yet least read scientific work in the history of science. Now James T. Costa – experienced field biologist, theorist on the evolution of insect sociality, and passionate advocate for teaching Darwin with Darwin in a society where a significant proportion of adults believe that life on earth has been created in its present form within the last 10,000 years – has given a new voice to this epochal work.

By leading readers line by line through the Origin, Costa brings evolution's foundational text to life for a new generation. The Annotated Origin is the edition of Darwin's masterwork used in Costa's course at Western Carolina University and in Harvard's Darwin Summer Course at Oxford.

A facsimile of the first edition of 1859 is accompanied by Costa's extensive marginal annotations, drawing on his extensive experience with Darwin's ideas in the field, lab, and classroom. This edition makes available an accessible, useful, and practical resource for anyone reading the Origin for the first time or for those who want to reread it with the insights and perspective that a working biologist can provide.

Contents

- Introduction
- On the Origin of Species
- Coda: The Origin Evolving
- References
- Biographical Notes
- Acknowledgments
- Subject Index

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Biography

James T. Costa is Executive Director of the Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, North Carolina, and Professor of Biology at Western Carolina University. He is the author of The Other Insect Societies.

By: Charles Darwin(Author), James T Costa(Author)
537 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Belknap Press
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On the Origin of Species is forbidding and inaccessible no longer - it has evolved! The Annotated Origin restores, for modern readers, the freshness and excitement that made it a bestseller when it first appeared. - Andrew Berry, editor of Infinite Tropics, An Alfred Russel Wallace Anthology"

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