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The portable Darwin

Author: Charles Darwin; Duncan M Porter; Peter W Graham
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Series: Viking portable library.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
Summary:
This collection contains five chapters from The Origin of Species, complete and unabridged; significant extracts from the works that precede and develop the theory of evolution - The Voyage of the Beagle, The Descent of Man, and The Variation of Animals and Plants; scientific papers, travel writings, letters, and a family memorial; plus a chronology.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; Duncan M Porter; Peter W Graham
OCLC Number: 173147529
Notes: Originally published: New York : Penguin Books, ©1993.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Remarks upon the habits of the genera Geospiza, Camarhynchus, Cactornis, and Certhidea of Gould, 1837 --
On certain areas of elevation and subsidence in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, as deduced from the study of coral formations, 1838 --
Narrative of the surveying voyages of his majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836, describing their examination of the southern shores of South America, and the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe, vol. III, Journal and remarks, 1832-1836, 1839 --
Humble-bees, 1841 --
Structure and distribution of coral reefs, 1842 --
Geological observations on South America, 1846 --
Does salt-water kill seeds, 1855 --
Productiveness of foreign seed, 1857 --
On the tendency of species to form varieties, and on the perpetuation of varieties and species by natural means of selection, 1858 --
On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, 1859 --
Natural selection, 1860 --
Fertilisation of orchids by insect agency, 1860 --
On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing, 1862 --
Variations effected by cultivation, 1862 --
Recollections of professor Henslow, 1862 --
Variation of animals and plants under domestication, 1868 --
Origin of species, 1869 --
Descent of man, and selection in relation to sex, 1871 --
Pangenesis, 1871 --
Expression of emotions in man and animals, 1872 --Perception in the lower animals, 1873 --
Flowers of the primrose destroyed by birds, 1874 --
Insectivorous plants, 1875 --
Effects of cross and self-fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom, 1876 --
Sexual selection in relation to monkeys, 1876 --
Different forms of flowers on plants of the same species, 1877 --
Biographical sketch of an infant, 1877 --
Erasmus Darwin, 1879 --
Power of movement in plants, 1880 --
Letter to Frithiof Holmgren, Mr. Darwin on vivisection, 1881 --
Formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms, with observations on their habits, 1881 --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Viking portable library.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction, notes, and epilogue by Duncan M. Porter and Peter W. Graham.

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