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Browne, E. J. (E. Janet) 1950-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 600 publications in 10 languages and 11,330 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Documentary films  Quotations  Drama  Documentary-style television programs  Personal correspondence  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Compiler, win, Other, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: QH11, 575.0092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. J Browne
Dictionary of the history of science by W. F Bynum( Book )

64 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of the concepts or ideas that characterize the core features of recent Western science. Focuses on the last 5 centuries. There is emphasis on historiography and the philosophical and metaphysical principles of science, as well as "those parts of the social and human sciences historically most closely linked with the natural sciences." No biographical entries. Entries are lengthy and contain references and authors' initials. Many cross references. Biographical index
Charles Darwin : a biography by E. J Browne( Book )

50 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the great British scientist, describes his travels as a naturalist, and traces the development of his theories
Darwin's Origin of species : a biography by E. J Browne( Book )

50 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin's foremost biographer, historian Janet Browne, delivers an accessible introduction to the book that permanently altered our understanding of what it is to be human. A sensation on its publication in 1859, The Origin of Species profoundly shocked Victorian readers by calling into question the belief in a Creator with its description of evolution through natural selection. And Darwin's seminal work is nearly as controversial today. In this study, Browne delves into the long genesis of Darwin's theories, from his readings as a university student and his five-year voyage on the Beagle, to his debates with contemporaries and experiments in his garden. She explores the shock to Darwin when he read of a competing scientist's similar discoveries, and the wide and immediate impact of Darwin's theories on the world, showing why The Origin of Species can fairly claim to be the greatest science book ever published.--From publisher description
The secular ark : studies in the history of biogeography by E. J Browne( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Darwin by E. J Browne( Book )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second volume of Browne's magisterial biography of Charles Darwin triumphantly fulfills expectations as it continues and rounds out Darwin's life
The quotable Darwin by Charles Darwin( )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining "ations from the legendary naturalistHere is Charles Darwin in his own words--the naturalist, traveler, scientific thinker, and controversial author of On the Origin of Species, the book that shook the Victorian world. Featuring hundreds of "ations carefully selected by world-renowned Darwin biographer Janet Browne, The Quotable Darwin draws from Darwin's writings, letters to friends and family, autobiographical reminiscences, and private scientific notebooks. It offers a multifaceted portrait that takes readers through his youth, the famous voyage of the Beagle, the development of his thoughts about evolution, his gradual loss of religious faith, and the time spent turning his ideas into a well-articulated theory about the natural origin of all living beings--a theory that dangerously included the origin of humans. The Quotable Darwin also includes many of the key responses to Darwin's ideas from figures across the social spectrum, scientists and nonscientists alike--and criticism too. We see Darwin as an innovative botanist and geologist, an affectionate husband and father, and a lively correspondent who once told his cousin that he liked to play billiards because "it drives the horrid species out of my head." This book gives us an intimate look at Darwin at work, at home, as a public figure, and on his travels.Complete with a chronology of Darwin's life by Browne, The Quotable Darwin provides an engagingly fresh perspective on a remarkable man who was always thinking deeply about the natural world
Voyage of the Beagle : Charles Darwin's Journal of researches by Charles Darwin( Book )

14 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the five years that English naturalist Charles Darwin spent traveling around the world on the HMS Beagle, a voyage that led him to develop his theory of the evolution of the species
Charles Darwin : a biography by E. J Browne( Book )

71 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Charles Darwin from his birth in 1809 through his mid-life, discussing his childhood in England, early schooling, first discoveries, personal challenges, voyage on the Beagle, and the early foundations of his "Origin of Species"
Darwin's Origin of species : a biography by E. J Browne( Recording )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin's foremost biographer, historian Janet Browne, delivers an accessible introduction to the book that permanently altered our understanding of what it is to be human
Charles Darwin by Adrian J Desmond( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the 'Very Interesting People Series' provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time
Charles Darwin's shorter publications, 1829-1883 by Charles Darwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Darwin's words first appeared in print as a student at Christ's College, Cambridge in 1829, and in almost every subsequent year of his life he published essays, articles, letters to editors, or other brief works. These shorter publications contain a wealth of valuable material. They represent an important part of the Darwin visible to the Victorian public, alongside his ever present sense of humour, and reveal an even wider variety of his scientific interests and abilities, which continued to his final days. This book brings together all known shorter publications and printed items Darwin wrote during his lifetime, including his first and his last publications, and the first publication, with A.R. Wallace, of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection. With over seventy newly discovered items, the book is fully edited and annotated, and contains original illustrations and a comprehensive bibliography."--Jacket
Darwin's brave new world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin's Brave New World is the story of how four young voyagers to the Southern Hemisphere, Charles Darwin, Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley and Alfred Russel Wallace, revolutionized science and gave birth to an extraordinary theory about the evolution of life on earth. Darwin's voyage to the Southern Hemisphere in the 1830s changed him from a directionless rich kid bound for a career in the Church, into one of the most incendiary thinkers of our age. This five-year voyage stunned and stimulated the young Darwin; the biodiversity, the exoticism, even the brutality, of the Southern Hemisphere, was in staggering comparison to the England he had just left, and it laid the foundations of his very dangerous idea': evolution by means of natural selection. This series also explodes some myths. Received wisdom has it that Darwin had his, eureka' moment on the Galapagos Islands; nothing could be further from the truth. Some of his greatest insights into evolution and natural selection came during the final and often-ignored leg of his voyage to New Zealand, Australia and the Cocos-Keeling Islands. Back in England, Darwin turned his back on scientific orthodoxy to secretively work on his explosive theory. During this period, he destroyed his health, lost his faith and took himself to the brink of social ruin. His marriage to his devout cousin, Emma, was central to his life but also brought Darwin's struggle with his faith into painful focus. What emerges from this series is a portrait of Darwin as an ambitious and flawed man: one moment paranoid, bloody-minded and coolly manipulative; the next, courageous, compassionate and devoted. The drama features the people and the politics orbiting around Darwin as he moved cautiously towards publication of his masterpiece, On the Origin of Species. This series coincides with the 150th anniversary of its publication. The southern voyage was a transformative experience for anyone who undertook it. And so it was for Charles Darwin and three of the most important men in his life: Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley and Alfred Russel Wallace. All three made this journey to the southern lands and oceans and it was this shared experience, this bonding of the salt' as they called it, which created their lifelong friendship with Darwin and each other. Without his fellow circumnavigators', Darwin's revolutionary theory might never have seen the light of day. Driven by ambition, friendship, even hatred, Hooker, Huxley and Wallace helped Darwin to formulate his theory, defend him from attack and eventually win the bitter public war for evolution. Featuring a cast of Australian and Canadian actors and commentators such as controversial author and Oxford academic, Richard Dawkins, the renowned author and academic, Jared Diamond from the University of California at Los Angeles, the Canadian scientist and broadcaster, David Suzuki and Australian scholar and author, Iain McCalman, from the University of Sydney, this brilliant dramatised documentary tells the story of Charles Darwin's struggle to produce one of the greatest scientific theories of our age and the roles played by Hooker, Huxley and Wallace, Darwin's fellow voyagers to the Southern Hemisphere. It is a story of a group of young men who had a new and radical vision of the world and had the courage to pursue it. A Screen Australia National Documentary Program. A ScreenWorld and Ferns Productions production. Produced in association with the NSW Film and Television Office and the ABC with the assistance of the Canadian Television Fund and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Made in association with History Television (UK) and ZDF in co-operation with ARTE. An Australia, Canada Co-production. 2011 NFSA, ScreenWorld, Ferns Productions, NSW Film and Television Office. Executive Producer: Sue Clothier (Executive Producer, Australia), Mark Hamlyn (Executive Producer, Australia) W. Paterson Ferns (Executive Producer, Canada), Rupert Macnee (Executive Producer, Canada), Producer: Mike Bluett (Series Producer), Sally Regan (Producer, Australia), Andrew Ferns (Producer, Canada) Director: Lisa Matthews (drama), Jason Bourque (documentary). Writer: Katherine Thomson. DOP/Cinematographer: Pieter Stathis, Kim Miles. Narrator/Presenter: Wendy Hughes. Featured People: Professor Iain McCalman, Professor Richard Dawkins, Professor Jared Diamond, Professor Mike Clout, Professor Janet Browne, Professor James Moore, Professor Mike Archer, Professor Jerry Coyne, Professor David Suzuki, Professor Toby Bradshaw, Professor Michael Ruse, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Stephen Hopper. Principal Cast: Socratis Otto, Katie Fitchett, Joe Manning, Dan Spielman, Rick Jon Egan, Paul Gleeson, Anthony Simcoe, Paul Bertram, John Gregg, Matthew Waters, Simon Bossell, Simon Corfield
A most interesting problem : what Darwin's Descent of man got right and wrong about human evolution( Book )

3 editions published in 2021 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction / Janet Browne -- The fetus, the fruit fly, and the fish heart : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 1. The evidence of the descent of man from some lower form / Alice Roberts -- Remarkable, but not extraordinary--the evolution of the human brain : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 2. Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals / Suzana Herculano-Houzel -- The Darwinian road to morality : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 3. Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals--continued / Brian Hare -- Charles Darwin and the fossil evidence for human evolution : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 4. On the manner of development of man from some lower form / Yohannes Haile-Selassie -- A century of civilization, intelligence, and (white) nationalism : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 5. On the development of the intellectual and moral faculties during primeval and civilised times / Kristina Killgrove -- Ranking humanity among the primates : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 6. On the affinities and genealogy of man / John Hawks -- "On the races of man" : race, racism, science and hope : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 7. On the races of man / Agustín Fuentes -- Resolving the problem of sexual beauty : a reflection on Darwin's part II (chapters 8-18). Sexual selection / Michael J. Ryan -- This view of wife : a reflection on Darwin's chapters 19-20. Secondary sexual characters of man / Holly Dunsworth -- Dinner with Darwin: sharing the evidence bearing on the origin of humans : a reflection on Darwin's chapter 21. General summary and conclusion / Ann Gibbons
Macmillan dictionary of the history of science by W. F Bynum( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of the concepts or ideas that characterize the core features of recent Western science. Focuses on the last 5 centuries. There is emphasis on historiography and the philosophical and metaphysical principles of science, as well as "those parts of the social and human sciences historically most closely linked with the natural sciences." No biographical entries. Entries are lengthy and contain references and authors' initials. Many cross references. Biographical index
The correspondence of John Tyndall by John Tyndall( Book )

in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Beagle sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 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 and natural history, as well as people, places and events. Volcanoes in the Galapagos, the gossamer spider of Patagonia, the Australasian coral reefs and the brilliance of the firefly-all are to be found in these extraordinary writings. The insights made on the five-year voyage were to set in motion the intellectual currents that led to the most controversial book of the Victorian age: The Origin of Species. This volume reprints Charles Darwin's journal in a shortened form. It contains an introduction on the background to Darwin's work, as well as notes, maps, appendices and an essay on scientific geology and the Bible by Robert FitzRoy, Darwin's friend and captain of the Beagle
Diccionario de historia de la ciencia by W. F Bynum( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Darwin : a portrait in letters and print by Anthony Payne( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De reis van de Beagle : de geïllustreerde editie van zijn beroemde reisverslag by Charles Darwin( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisverslag van de 5 jaar durende zeereis die de Britse wetenschapper Charles Darwin vanaf 1831 maakte naar Zuid-Amerika, Afrika, Australië en eilanden in de Stille en Indische Oceaan
Medicine, emotion and disease, 1700-1950 by Fay Bound Alberti( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using interdisciplinary techniques and original research findings, this volume explores the shift from humoral to nervous interpretations of emotion; the emotional nature of the medical professional-patient relationship; and the extent to which gender might influence the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of pathological emotional conditions
 
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בראון, א. ג'נט 1950-

جانيت براون

브라운, E. J. 1950-

브라운, E. 재닛 1950-

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ブラウン, ジャネット

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