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The descent of man

Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: U.S.A. : Forgotten Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin
ISBN: 9781605062815 1605062812
OCLC Number: 301809708
Notes: Republication of the 2nd ed., 1874.
Description: viii, 675 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Publisher's preface --
Preface to the second edition --
Introduction --
The descent or origin of man. The evidence of the descent of man from some lower form ; On the manner of development of man from some lower form ; Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals ; Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals ; On the development of the intellectual and moral faculties during primeval and civilised times ; On the affinities and genealogy of man ; On the races of man --
Sexual selection. Principles of sexual selection ; Secondary sexual characters in the lower classes of the animal kingdom ; Secondary sexual characters of insects ; Insects ; Secondary sexual characters of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles ; Secondary sexual characters of birds ; Birds ; Birds ; Birds ; Secondary sexual characters of mammals ; Secondary sexual characters of mammals --
Sexual selection in relation to man, and conclusion. Secondary sexual characters of man ; Secondary sexual characters of man ; General summary and conclusion --
Supplemental note: On sexual selection in relation to monkeys : reprinted from Nature, November 2, 1876, p. 18 --
Index [sic].
Responsibility: by Charles Darwin.

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