PDF [Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species A Graphic Adaptation] BY Michael Keller
Rther underlined by the fact that he sat on his work for such a long time before publishing I also like the way it corrects the small meanders in Darwin s theory which have since been xplored and refined by others and *how it introduces the works of others both those authors by whose works Darwin was influenced such *it introduces the works of others both those authors by whose works Darwin was influenced such Lyell Lamarck and works of others both those authors by whose works Darwin was influenced such as Lyell Lamarck and and those who used his work as a basis to build their own theories such as Gould and Dawkins While this was very interesting and very outside of what I normally read I did not really Dance Real Slow enjoy it I m not sure this is the type of book that younjoy for casual reading anyway That being said I did like the book and learned a lot about Darwin s theory in the process of reading this A stunning achievement It s difficult to condense Darwin s observations and ideas down to the amount of words available in a graphic format but this book does a wonderful job of it Great illustrations and careful and precise wording are the order of the day in the work This is certainly than just an adaptation of Darwin s On the Origin of Species It footnotes updated information indicating where Darwin was not completely clear on some issues such as inheritance and it has a whole section at the The Art of Memoir end thatxtends Darwin s ideas to include those in genetics and other areas that when allied with Darwinian natural selection serve to create the modern synthesis of Darwinism with genetics Very well done I really wasn t sure how to rate this because it s such an unusual ntity I mean a science textbook adapted as a graphic novel Weird huh Still it was done rather well The illustrations themselves aren t the awesome thing in the world but they added intimacy and spontane. T it was released on November 24 1859 Darwin's masterwork has been heralded for changing the course of science and condemned for its implied challenges to religionIn Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species author Michael Keller and illustrator Nicolle Rager Fuller introduce a new generation of readers to the origi. 5 star because this graphic novel gave a non STEM person like me a way into learning about this topic that was accessible nice summary of the heavy and difficult to read original book gorgeous illustrations for adults and teens alike With stunning illustrations and xcerpts from the Darwin s work this book xplains and simplifies the concepts of natural selection and volution A wonderful interpretation of the jist of one of the greatest research publications of all time It is also 20years since I studied the contents herein at the ALs and this book provided a delightful recap of one of my favourite subjects ZoologyI figured that this is the closest I would ver "Come To Reading Darwin S "to reading Darwin s work What a good thing I bought this book I can t wait for my daughter to read it herself How scholarly can a graphic novel be This one is surprisingly good though most of its four stars are for the drawings which are just amazing Other than that it is all here speciation isolation genetic drift natural selection niche xploitation sexual selection My problems with the text are small factual ones From the great Ostrich in Africa to its smaller cousins the rhea and PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition emu in South America Forgetting to add and Australia is a small oversight and the origins of themu are mentioned later on The Tasmanian Tiger is referred to as a small oversight and the origins of the mu are mentioned later on The Tasmanian Tiger is referred to as Tasmanian wolf Gregor Mendel is described as Austrian which is technically true although he was born and spent most of his life in what is now the Czech Republic he spent most of his life in an Abbey in my home town actually Nevertheless the book captures Darwin s inner struggle between his life s work as a naturalist and his xpected role as a clergyman fu. A stunning graphic adaptation of one of the most famous contested and important books of all timeFew books have been as controversial or as historically significant as Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life Since the momen.