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Evans, Samantha 1966-

Works: 4 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 626 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Compiler
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Most widely held works by Samantha Evans
Evolution : selected letters of Charles Darwin 1860-1870 by Charles Darwin( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These letters written to and by Darwin chart his struggle to have his theories accepted. With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough and incorporating previously unpublished material, readers experience a first-hand insight into some of the most intense and productive years of Darwin's life
Darwin and women : a selection of letters by Charles Darwin( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Darwin and Women focusses on Darwin's correspondence with women and on the lives of the women he knew and wrote to. It includes a large number of hitherto unpublished letters between members of Darwin's family and their friends that throw light on the lives of the women of his circle and their relationships, social and professional, with Darwin. The letters included are by turns entertaining, intriguing, and challenging, and are organised into thematic chapters, including botany and zoology as well as marriage and servants, that set them in an accessible narrative context. Darwin's famous remarks on women's intelligence in Descent of Man provide a recurring motif, and are discussed in the foreword by Gillian Beer, and in the introduction. The immediacy and variety of these texts make this an entertaining read which will suggest avenues for further research to students." -- Provided by publisher
The correspondence of Charles Darwin by Charles Darwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is part of the definitive edition of letters written by and to Charles Darwin, the most celebrated naturalist of the nineteenth century. Notes and appendixes put these fascinating and wide-ranging letters in context, making the letters accessible to both scholars and general readers. Darwin depended on correspondence to collect data from all over the world, and to discuss his emerging ideas with scientific colleagues, many of whom he never met in person. The letters are published chronologically: volume 25 includes letters from 1877, the year in which Darwin published Forms of Flowers and with his son Francis carried out experiments on plant movement and bloom on plants. Darwin was awarded an honorary LL.D. by Cambridge University, and appeared in person to receive it. The volume contains a number of appendixes, including two on the albums of photograph sent to Darwin by his Dutch, German, and Austrian admirers
The correspondence of Charles Darwin by Charles Darwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Evolution : selected letters of Charles Darwin 1860-1870
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