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On the origin of species

Author: Charles Darwin; David Quammen
Publisher: New York : Sterling, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Illustrated edView all editions and formats
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Reintroduces the author's work about the theory of evolution with over three hundred fifty illustrations and photographs, accompanied by excerpts from his diaries, letters, and other writings.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; David Quammen
ISBN: 9781402756399 1402756399
OCLC Number: 213301805
Notes: "This illustrated edition celebrates the 150th anniversary of the first publication"--Back of jacket.
Description: xii, 544 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Variation under domestication --
Variation under nature --
Struggle for existence --
Natural selection --
Laws of variation --
Difficulties on theory --
Instinct --
Hybridism --
On the imperfection of the geological record --
On the geological succession of organic beings --
Geographical distribution --
Geographical distribution-continued --
Mutual affinities of organic beings: morphology: embryology: rudimentary organs --
Recapitulation and conclusion.
Other Titles: Origin of species
Responsibility: Charles Darwin ; David Quammen, general editor.
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Presents an illustration of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life" . This book also features  Read more...

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