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by Edward J. Larson
- 320 PAGES
A vivid history of the Galapagos -- and the role of the islands as a crucible of evolutionary ideas. Along with Darwin, it covers the discovery of the islands, the visits of Hancock and Beebe, the influence of the United States during WWII and the establishment of the national park. Pulitzer Prize-winning Larson, a historian of science, has also written about the Scopes trial (Summer for the Gods) and the creationist controversy in the United States (Trial and Error).