On the Origin of Species

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Broadview Press, Mar 28, 2003 - History - 672 pages
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Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, in which he writes of his theories of evolution by natural selection, is one of the most important works of scientific study ever published. This unabridged edition also includes a rich selection of primary source material: substantial selections from Darwin's other works (Autobiography, notebooks, letters, Voyage of the Beagle, and The Descent of Man) and selections from Darwin's sources and contemporaries (excerpts from Genesis, Paley, Lamarck, Spencer, Lyell, Malthus, Huxley, and Wallace).
  

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User Review  - Jeremy Thompson - Goodreads

One of the most powerful analogies in scientific history: The comparison of the work of nature with that of human breeding of plants and animals. Combining this with the view that the earth is much ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andy Janes - Goodreads

It is totally worth the read. There are definitely some slow bits, but other parts are great. It's pretty amazing how right on the mark he was so with much of it. Read full review

Contents

I
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III
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V
17
VI
24
VII
28
VIII
35
IX
51
XXIV
310
XXV
333
XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
445
XXIX
465
XXX
469
XXXI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXXII
488
XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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Joseph Carroll, a Professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, has published widely on Darwin and his influence.

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