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Major Works: Natural History

You are currently browsing 11–13 of 13 new and published major works in the subject of Natural History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. Omphalos, 1857

    By Philip Gosse

    Gosse argued that fossils are not really the remains of creatures which existed. God had created the world in six days, but had made it look like it was already ancient, complete with the remains of non-existent pre-historic life. Gosse's work was popular with neither Christians nor evolutionists....

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  2. On the Origin of Species, 1859

    By Charles Darwin

    On the Origin of Species caused an uproar when it was first published in 1859. Darwin's theory was that species had evolved from simpler organisms by natural selection acting upon the variability of populations. This view was directly opposed to the doctrine of special creation by God and angered...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Geology & Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume II, 1836

    By William Buckland

    Moving away from his earlier belief in a short, catastrophic history of the Earth, this volume shows how Buckland envisages instead progressive change as the Earth gradually cooled as it was prepared for human occupation. Extinct creatures did not die out because they were poorly designed; God...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge


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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Walking Larder: Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation
    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  2. Hunters of the Recent Past
    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  3. Foraging and Farming: The Evolution of Plant Exploitation
    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  4. Animals into Art
    Edited by Howard Morphy
    To Be Published October 19th 2014

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