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Across a huge range of endeavour, 1859 was the year of mega change. At the beginning of that year Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species. By year's end, other people, discoveries and inventions had changed the world forever, and society was converging in a global culture. This book tells the story of how the change came about....

Title : Mr Darwin's Incredible Shrinking World: science and technology in 1859
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ISBN : 9781741962796
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 320 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Mr Darwin's Incredible Shrinking World: science and technology in 1859 Reviews

  • Peter Macinnis
    2018-10-17 22:49

    It's my book: I don't rate my own books. It looks handsome, though!

  • Kevin Aston Hoey
    2018-11-08 20:43

    It was ok. It looked, almost in vignette form, at a wide range of social-political-economic-cultural-medical-scientific attitudes and events during the 1850s leading up to, and around the release of 'On the Origin of Species' by Darwin

  • Cassandra Kay Silva
    2018-11-05 19:52

    It includes more technology than science, and just snibbets of information. But still enjoyable and fun.

  • Melissa
    2018-10-27 21:08

    This book was a wonderful look into the technologies of the past. I found it really insightful and interesting. A very enjoyable read!

  • David
    2018-11-01 22:04

    excellent review of the world at the time of Darwin.

  • Gregarious
    2018-10-20 02:12

    The scientific age gets seriously advanced. Not the Moon Landing, but nonetheless a Giant leap and a time which changed mankindforever. Worth reading.