Monthly Archives: July 2011

Darwin on the Emotions

Darwin@the Library info | Exhibit brochure (pdf) Charles Darwin, Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872), F1142. In 1872, to illustrate continuities between humans and animals, Charles Darwin explored the expression of the emotions. Dogs have an amazing … Continue reading

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Darwin, Descent of Man (1871)

Darwin@the Library info | Exhibit brochure (pdf) Charles Darwin, Descent of Man, and Selection in relation to Sex, 2 vols. (1871), vol. 1, F937.1.; and vol. 2, F937.2. In 1871 Charles Darwin published a two-volume work which followed up on … Continue reading

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Darwin, Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

Darwin@the Library info | Exhibit brochure (pdf) Darwin, Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, 2 vols. (1868), vol. 1, F878.1 and vol. 2, F878.2. In a two-volume work, Darwin investigated the degree of variation evident in domesticated animals. For … Continue reading

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Darwin on Orchids

Darwin@the Library info | Exhibit brochure (pdf) Darwin, On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects (1862), F800. After publishing the Origin of Species (1859), Darwin spent the remainder of his life exploring the … Continue reading

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