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Charles Darwin: Darwin & Evolution

"We will now discuss in a little more detail the struggle for existence."


Charles Darwin (1809-1882) was a naturalist whose On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection introduced his theory of evolution and natural selection. On this guide you will find information on researching both Darwin and evolution.

Read more about Darwin 

Read The Origin of Species

Read Meredith Bennett's article on the 2018 Darwin Day in the D.U. Quark

Find books, articles, & more

Through Gumberg you have access to many articles, books, and other materials about Darwin and evolution. If you are off campus you may need to enter your Multipass to access items.

The first two links below will take you to the classic catalog, which separates books into different categories.

The links below will take you to CatalogPlus, which has articles, books, ebooks, and more. If you only want print books, click on the catalog button:

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Darwin & Controversy

Many of Darwin's ideas were controversial, and there have been several lawsuits related to teaching - or not teaching - evolution. Click the links below to find resources in our catalog.

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This work by Rebekah Miller is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license; CC BY-NC 4.0