Features: 170 color illus. Notes. Bib. Index.
Charles Darwin spent the majority of his 1831-1836 voyage around the
world in southern South America, and his early experiences in the Cape
Horn region seem to have triggered his first ideas on human evolution.
Darwin was not only a field naturalist, but also a scholar of the
observations of the European explorers who preceded him. This book
illuminates the foundations of Cape Horn’s natural history that oriented
Darwin’s own explorations and his ideas on evolution, which acquire the
highest relevance for planetary sustainability and environmental ethics. more... about Tracing Darwin's Path in Cape Horn