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Wallace, Alfred Russel 1823-1913

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Works: 1,085 works in 3,498 publications in 6 languages and 48,017 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Catalogs and collections 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Bibliographic antecedent, Recipient, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: QH31.W2, 575.0162
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Most widely held works by Alfred Russel Wallace
The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
181 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
"Wallace (1823-1913) travelled extensively in the Malay Archipelago, he conducted scientific studies of the region's animal life, which to his deelopment of a theory of natural selection. His book is a magnificent combination of interesting sketches of travel and vivid pictures of natural history of the Indo-Malay islands, The Timor, Celebes ad Papuan group, and the Moluccas. Wallace's 'Malay Archipelago is regarded as the most celebrated of all writings on Indonesia and ranks with a small handful of other works as one of nineteenth century's best scientific travel books"--Howgego II, p. 625 (supplied by dealer)
Darwinism; an exposition of the theory of natural selection, with some of its applications by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
81 editions published between 1889 and 2011 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
Island life, or, the phenomena and causes of insular faunas and floras : including a revision and attempted solution of the problem of geological climates by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
69 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in English and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
Alfred Russel Wallace is best known as the codiscoverer, with Charles Darwin, of natural selection, but he was also history's foremost tropical naturalist and the father of biogeography, the modern study of the geographical basis of biological diversity. Island Life has long been considered one of his most important works. In it he extends studies on the influence of the glacial epochs on organismal distribution patterns and the characteristics of island biogeography, a topic as vibrant and actively studied today as it was in 1880. The book includes history's first theory of continental glaciation based on a combination of geographical and astronomical causes, a discussion of island classification, and a survey of worldwide island faunas and floras. Published to commemorate the centennial of Wallace's death, this reissue of the first edition of Island Life, with a foreward by David Quammen and an extensive commentary by Lawrence R. Heaney, who has spent over three decades studying island biogeography in Southeast Asia, makes this essential and foundational reference available and accessible once again. -- Back cover
The geographical distribution of animals. With a study of the relations of living and extinct faunas as elucidating the past changes of the earth's surface by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
47 editions published between 1876 and 1995 in English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
Evolution by natural selection by Charles Darwin( Book )
28 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Charles darwin's sketch of 1842; Charle darwin's essay of 1844; On the evidence favourable and opposed to the view that species are naturally formed races, descended from common stocks; On the tendency of species to form varieties; and on the perpetuation of varieties and species by natural means of selection
Biologist philosopher; a study of the life and writings of Alfred Russel Wallace by Wilma B George( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Infinite tropics : an Alfred Russel Wallace anthology by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Natural selection and tropical nature; essays on descriptive and theoretical biology by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
33 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Contributions to the theory of natural selection : a series of essays by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
57 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) is regarded as the co-discoverer with Darwin of the theory of evolution. It was an essay which Wallace sent in 1858 to Darwin (to whom he had dedicated his most famous book, The Malay Archipelago) which impelled Darwin to publish an article on his own long-pondered theory simultaneously with that of Wallace. As a travelling naturalist and collector in the Far East and South America, Wallace already inclined towards the Lamarckian theory of transmutation of species, and his own researches convinced him of the reality of evolution. On the publication of On the Origin of Species, Wallace became one of its most prominent advocates. This second, corrected, edition (1871) of a series of essays published in book form in 1870, shows the development of his thinking about evolution, and emphasises his admiration for, and support of, Darwin's work
Man's place in the universe; a study of the results of scientific research in relation to the unity or plurality of worlds by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
57 editions published between 1903 and 2005 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
The world of life; a manifestation of creative power, directive mind and ultimate purpose by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
55 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 libraries worldwide
In his 1910 preface Alfred Russel Wallace writes that his book, subtitled "A manifestation of ceative power, directive mind and ultimate purpose," is a half-century of thought on evolution, covering plant life, geological formations, natural selection and, finally (going a step further than Darwin), the idea that evolution might suggest that the universe had a purpose or a "Life Principle"--The ultimate purpose of that life-development being Man
The wonderful century : its successes and its failures by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
46 editions published between 1898 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Darwin, Wallace, and the theory of natural selection; including the Linnean Society papers by Bert James Loewenberg( Book )
10 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
"Commemorate[s] the centennial of the meeting of the Linnean Society, July 1, 1858, and the paper of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace which were read there."
Social environment and moral progress by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
25 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
"Before entering on the question of the relation of morality to our existing social environment, it will be advisable to inquire what we mean by moral progress, and what evidence there is that any such progress has occurred in recent times, or even within the period of well-established history. The belief was once prevalent, and is still held by many persons, that a knowledge of right and wrong is inherent or instinctive in everyone, and that the immoral person may be justly punished for such wrongdoing as he commits. But that this cannot be wholly, if at all, true is shown by the fact that in different societies and at different periods the standard of right and wrong changes considerably. We are obliged to conclude, therefore, that what is commonly termed morality is not wholly due to any inherent perception of what is right or wrong conduct, but that it is to some extent and often very largely a matter of convention, varying at different times and places in accordance with the degree and kind of social development which has been attained often under different and even divergent conditions of existence. The actual morality of a community is largely a product of the environment, but it is local and temporary, not permanently affecting the character. To bring together the evidence in support of this view, to distinguish between what is permanent and inherited and what is superficial and not inherited, and to trace out some of the consequences as regards what we term "morality" is the purpose of the present volume"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Tropical nature, and other essays by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
36 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Is Mars habitable? a critical examination of Professor Percival Lowell's book "Mars and its canals," with an alternative explanation by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
20 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 libraries worldwide
The annotated Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
36 editions published between 1869 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 200 libraries worldwide
There is a wealth of detail about pre-modern life in the Indonesian archipelago which Wallace accumulated on over 60 separate journeys spanning some 14,000 miles. He was equally fascinated by the exotic peoples, flora and fauna he encountered in his epic travels. His basic thesis stands to this day: that two separate biological zones border these islands, separated by the deep-water channel now known as the Wallace Line, running between Bali and Lombok, which only a relative handful of species have crossed. This book remains one of the great classics of natural history and travel a century and a half after it was first published
My life; a record of events and opinions by Alfred Russel Wallace( Book )
42 editions published between 1905 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alfred Russel Wallace britischer Zoologe
Alfred Russel Wallace Brits wiskundige
Alfred Russel Wallace britský biológ
Alfred Russel Wallace brytyjski biolog
Alfred Russel Wallace naturalista, explorador, geógrafo, antropólogo y biólogo británico
Alfred Russel Wallace naturalista gallese
Alfred Russel Wallace naturaliste, géographe, explorateur, anthropologue et biologiste britannique
Alfred Russel Wallace naturiaethwr a hyrwyddwr diwygiadau cymdeithasol
Alfrēds Rasels Volless
Alfredus Russel Wallace
Ěōllēs, A. Ṛ. 1823-1913
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Uoles, Alfred 1823-1913
Uollès, A. R.
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Άλφρεντ Ράσελ Γουάλας
Алфред Расел Волес
Алфред Ръсел Уолъс
Альфред Рассел Воллес
Альфрэд Расэл Уолес
Валлас, Альфред Россель 1823-1913
Воллес, Альфред Рассел 1823-1913
Воллэс, Альфред Руссель 1823-1913
Уаллес А. Р. 1823-1913
Уоллес. А. Р. 1823-1913
Уоллес, Альфред Р 1823-1913
Уоллес, Альфред Рассел 1823-1913
Уоллес, Альфред Рассел британский натуралист
Уоллэс Р. А. 1823-1913
Уоллэсъ, Альфредъ Руссель 1823-1913
Уэллас, Альфред Руссель 1823-1913
אלפרד ראסל וולאס
אלפרד ראסל וולאס סופר בריטי
ألفرد راسل والاس
अलफ्रेड रसेल वालेस
आल्फ्रेड रसेल वॉलेस
আলফ্রেড রাসেল ওয়ালেস
ஆல்ஃவிரடு அரசல் வாலேசு
ആൽഫ്രഡ് റസ്സൽ വാലസ്
อัลเฟรด รัสเซล วอลเลซ
ალფრედ რასელ უოლესი
앨프리드 러셀 월리스
アルフレッド・ラッセル・ウォレス
ウォレス, A. R.
ウォーレス, アルフレッド・R
ウォレス, アルフレッド・ラッセル
ウオーレス, A・R.
ワレース, アルフレツド・ラツセル
亞爾佛德·羅素·華萊士
阿尔弗雷德·拉塞尔·华莱士
阿爾弗雷德·羅素·華勒斯
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