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The origin of species

Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: New York : P.F. Collier & Son, 1909.
Series: Five-foot shelf of books, v. 11.; Harvard classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Published in 1859, Darwin's The Origin of Species is considered the foundation work of evolutionary biology. The work was banned in Yugoslavia and Nazi Germany in 1935 and in Greece in 1937. From 1925 to 1967, the book was even banned in the state of Tennessee, mostly for religious reasons. <br />
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Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Origin of species.
New York : P.F. Collier & Son, 1909
(DLC) 09028059
(OCoLC)1143543
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin
OCLC Number: 953975634
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2016. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (2 preliminary leaves, 3-553, [1] pages) : frontispiece (portrait) plates, facsimile, diagram
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: An historical sketch: of the progress of opinion on the origin of species --
Variation under domestication --
Variation under nature --
Struggle for existence --
Natural selection, or the survival of the fittest --
Laws of variation --
Difficulties of the theory --
Miscellaneous objections to the theory of natural selection --
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.
Series Title: Five-foot shelf of books, v. 11.; Harvard classics.
Other Titles: On the origin of species
Responsibility: by Charles Darwin, with introductions, notes and illustrations.
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Published in 1859, Darwin's The Origin of Species is considered the foundation work of evolutionary biology. The work was banned in Yugoslavia and Nazi Germany in 1935 and in Greece in 1937. From 1925 to 1967, the book was even banned in the state of Tennessee, mostly for religious reasons. <br />

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