The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 9: 1861

The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 9: 1861

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The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 9: 1861

The correspondence in this volume continues to reveal the variety of responses to Darwin's species theory in the second year following the publication of The Origin of Species. Darwin also begins to turn to new "evolutionary" projects that illustrate how the theory could be applied to solving important problems in natural history. The letters also yield important new information about contemporary research.

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ISBN-13: 9780521451567
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/1994
Series: Correspondence of Charles Darwin Series , #9
Pages: 645
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of letters; Introduction; Acknowledgements; List of provenances; Note on editorial policy; Darwin/Wedgwood genealogy; Abbreviations and symbols; The Correspondence 1861; Appendices; Manuscript alterations and comments; Bibliography; Biographical register and index to correspondents; Index.

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