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The variation of animals and plants under domestication

Author: Charles Darwin; Harriet Ritvo
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Series: Foundations of natural history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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In response to criticism of his "On the Origin of Species", Darwin published this two-volume work in 1868 in order to demonstrate that evolution was not simply a theory. Using a variety of sources,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; Harriet Ritvo
ISBN: 0801858666 9780801858666 0801858674 9780801858673
OCLC Number: 493719761
Description: 2 vol. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Foundations of natural history.
Responsibility: Charles Darwin ; with a new foreword by Harriet Ritvo.

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"The Variation, with its thousands of hard-won observations of the facts of variation in domesticated species, is a frustrating, but worthwhile read, for it reveals the Darwin we rarely see -- the Read more...

 
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