Voyage of the Beagle

Discussion on: 
09/26/2018 7:00 PM
Book by: 
Charles Darwin

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When HMS Beagle sailed out of Devonport on December 27, 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of a lifetime. His journal shows a naturalist making patient observations concerning geology, natural history, people, places and events. The insights made here were to set in motion the intellectual currents that led to the most controversial book of the Victorian age: The Origin of Species