The History of Creation or The Development of the Earth and Its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes Volumes 1 and 2 [NOOK Book]

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The History of Creation or The Development of the Earth and Its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes: A Popular Exposition of the Doctrine of Evolution in General, and of That of Darwin, Goethe, and Lamarck In Particular from the German of Ernst Haeckel, Professor in the University of Jena. The ...
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The History of Creation or The Development of the Earth and Its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes Volumes 1 and 2

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The History of Creation or The Development of the Earth and Its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes: A Popular Exposition of the Doctrine of Evolution in General, and of That of Darwin, Goethe, and Lamarck In Particular from the German of Ernst Haeckel, Professor in the University of Jena. The Translation Revised by E. Ray Lankester, M.A., Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford.

In Two Volumes. Volumes 1 and 2

Volume 1.
--Chapter 1. Nature and Importance of the Doctrine of Filiation, or Descent-Theory.
--Chapter 2. Scientific Justification of the Theory of Descent. History of Creation According to Linnæus.
--Chapter 3. The History of Creation According to Cuvier and Agassiz.
--Chapter 4. Theory of Development According to Goethe and Oken.
--Chapter 5. Theory of Development According to Kant and Lamarck.
--Chapter 6. Theory of Development According to Lyell and Darwin.
--Chapter 7. The Theory of Selection (Darwinism).
--Chapter 8. Transmission by Inheritance and Propagation.
--Chapter 9. Laws of Transmission by Inheritance. Adaptation and Nutrition.
--Chapter 10. Laws of Adaptation.
--Chapter 11. Natural Selection by the Struggle for Existence. Division of Labour and Progress.
--Chapter 12. Laws of Development of Organic Tribes and of Individuals. Phylogeny and Ontogeny.
--Chapter 13. Theory of the Development of the Universe and of the Earth. Spontaneous Generation. The Carbon Theory. The Plastid Theory.
--Chapter 14. Migration and Distribution of Organisms. Chorology and the Ice-Period of the Earth.
Volume 2.
--Chapter 15. Periods of Creation and Records of Creation.
--Chapter 16. Pedigree and History of the Kingdom of the Protista.
--Chapter 17. Pedigree and History of the Vegetable Kingdom.
--Chapter 18. Pedigree and History of the Animal Kingdom. I. Animal-Plants and Worms.
--Chapter 19. Pedigree and History of the Animal Kingdom. II. Mollusca, Star-Fishes, and
--Chapter 20. Pedigree and History of the Animal Kingdom. III. Vertebrate Animals.
--Chapter 21. Pedigree and History of the Animal Kingdom. IV. Mammals.
--Chapter 22. Origin and Pedigree of Man.
--Chapter 23. Migration and Distribution of Mankind. Human Species and Human Races.
--Chapter 24. Objections Against, and Proofs of the Truth of, the Theory of Descent.
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  • BN ID: 2940014877312
  • Publisher: Denise Henry
  • Publication date: 8/14/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 8 MB

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