Charles Darwin turns 200 this month!

February 3, 2009 at 12:16 pm | Posted in City Library, Display, Library_News, Non-Fiction, Recent Updates, Suggestions, Website | Leave a comment

image - charles darwin at Dunedin Public LibrariesCharles Robert Darwin (1809-82) was an English naturalist who has had an enormous influence on current scientific, and especially evolutionary, thinking.

2009 is the 200 year anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin (12 February 1809) and 150 years since the publication of the ground-breaking work “On the origin of species: by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life” (24 November 1859).

We’ve published a page on our website that features some of the Darwin resources available to you – follow the link below..


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