The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life

The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life

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by Charles Darwin
     
 

Voyage with Darwin as he gathers the raw material that ushered in the greatest intellectual revolution in 2,000 years upon the publication of this very book! See more details below

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Voyage with Darwin as he gathers the raw material that ushered in the greatest intellectual revolution in 2,000 years upon the publication of this very book!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140432053
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1982
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.84(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Additions and corrections to the sixth edition; Historical sketch; Introduction; 1. Variation under domestication; 2. Variation under nature; 3. Struggle for existence; 4. Natural selection, or the survival of the fittest; 5. Laws of variation; 6. Difficulties of the theory; 7. Miscellaneous objections to the theory of natural selection; 8. Instinct; 9. Hybridism; 10. On the imperfection of the geological record; 11. On the geological succession of organic beings; 12. Geographical distribution; 13. Geographical distribution continued; 14. Mutual affinities of organic beings, morphology, embryology, rudimentary organs; 15. Recapitulation and conclusion; Glossary of scientific terms; Index.

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