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On the Origin of Species (Large Print Edition) By means of Natural Selection; or the Preservatio by Charles Darwin

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science: General Issues,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Science / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11975906M
ISBN 101434618544
ISBN 109781434618542

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  On the origin of species Title: The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection Or, the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, 6th Edition Note: See also PG# for the First Edition Note: Project Gutenberg has several editions of this eBook: # (, 1st Edition, HTML file with table of contents)Cited by: Charles Darwin - Charles Darwin - On the Origin of Species: England became quieter and more prosperous in the s, and by mid-decade the professionals were taking over, instituting exams and establishing a meritocracy. The changing social composition of science—typified by the rise of the freethinking biologist Thomas Henry Huxley—promised a better reception for Darwin. The Origin of Species book. Read 2, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Darwin's theory of natural selection issued a profound cha 4/5. "On the Origin of Species (or more completely, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life), published on 24 November , is a work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology.

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