The Origin of Species

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MobileReference.com, 2008 - Science - 363 pages
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Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, published on Thursday 24 November 1859, is a seminal work of scientific literature considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. For the sixth edition of 1872, the short title was changed to The Origin of Species. Darwin's book introduced the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection, and presented a body of evidence that the diversity of life arose through a branching pattern of evolution and common descent. He included evidence that he had accumulated on the voyage of the Beagle in the 1830s, and his subsequent findings from research, correspondence, and experimentation.
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The BIBLE of Biology

User Review  - Preyas Pandya - Flipkart

A must have for every biology student. Charles Darwin has been an inspiration for aspiring biologists like me and several others. This book is a high level book and include all the meticulously researched and proven principles of evolution as suggested by Sir Charles Darwin. Amazing Book! Read full review

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Wednesday 17th September 2014 arrived today. I purchased this book after reading 'The Signature of All Things' by Elizabeth Gilbert and it is a book I am currently reading (well dipping in and out of) So glad to have a copy of this probably mainly used for reference but love it all the same Read full review

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