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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

Charles Darwin - Author

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ISBN 9780141439440 | 400 pages | 28 Jul 2009 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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The most popular of Darwin's books during his lifetime, in a beautifully illustrated new edition

Featuring dozens of color photographs from Darwin's original publication, this edition-issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth-makes this classic study newly accessible to modern readers. Published in 1872, The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals was a book at the very heart of Darwin's research interests. Darwin's main goal was to demonstrate the power of his theories for explaining the origin of our most cherished human qualities, morality and intellect. The work engages some of the hardest questions in the evolution debate, and it shows the ever-cautious Darwin at his boldest.

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals Acknowledgements
Chronology
Introduction
Further Reading
Note on the Text

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

Appendix 1: Translation of French quotations
Appendix 2: Darwin's 'Queries About Expression'
Appendix 3: List of supplementary images

Index
" He who admits, on general grounds, that the structure and habits of all animals have been gradually evolved will look at the whole subject of Expression in a new and interesting light."
-Charles Darwin