Darwin by Paul Johnson audiobook

Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

By Paul Johnson
Read by John Curless

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664411685

  • ISBN: 9781664519510

Runtime: 4.52 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

The author of more than 40 books, acclaimed historian Paul Johnson also writes for Forbes and theSpectator. With Darwin, Johnson sheds new light on a man many regard as the most influential scientist in history. Darwin's theories of evolution transformed the world's view of biology. Here, in meticulous detail, Johnson describes Darwin's brilliance and the unfortunate circumstances that compelled him to support the eugenics movement.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Reminds us why Darwin’s theory of natural selection endures and continues to provoke controversy.” Publishers Weekly
“Provocative…characteristically pithy and incisive, the ever-popular Johnson offers a Darwin who will be much in demand.” Booklist
“A probing, well-written overview of Darwin’s impact.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Paul Johnson

Author Bio: Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, British author and historian, is the author of many books, including Modern Times, A History of the Jews, Intellectuals, The Birth of the Modern, and The Quest for God, which have been translated into many languages. He has been a frequent contributor to the Daily Telegraph, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Spectator, and other newspapers and magazines. He has lectured to academic, business, and political audiences all over the world.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 4.52
Audience: Adult
Language: English