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The Voyage of the Beagle, with eBook

By Charles Darwin
Narrated by David Case / 16 hours 35 minutes

Charles Darwin was just twenty-two when he went on his first voyage around the world in 1831. Darwin's father at first refused to allow his young son to go on the voyage. Fortunately, his father relented, and Darwin's journal is now considered by many to be the greatest scientific travel narrative ever written. Revised by the author in 1860, this is an account of his experiences on the HMS Beagle, a ship that was mapping the coast of South America. What was set to be a two- or three-year voyage stretched out to a five-year adventure. Darwin took copious notes during the voyage, notes that would later lead to his formulation of the theory of evolution. He was able to observe coral reefs, fossil-filled rocks, earthquakes, and more, firsthand, and then make his own deductions.

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Author
Narrator David Case
ISBN 9781400178964
Length 16 hours 35 minutes
Language English
Publisher Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date
Edition Unabridged
Genres History & Nonfiction
Libro.fm rank #165,965 Overall
Genre rank #7,939 in History