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The Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection of the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

Authors:
Charles Darwin (author) and Julian Huxley (introduction)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Categories:
Biology, classic and science
Publisher series:
Signet Classics
Publication year:
2003
Original publication year:
1859
ISBN:
978-0-451-52906-0
Pages:
545
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Table of Contents:
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  • Introduction
  • An Historical Sketch

The Origin of Species

  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: Variation Under Domestication
  • Chapter II: Variation Under Nature
  • Chapter III: Struggle for Existence
  • Chapter IV: Natural Selection; or The Survival of the Fittest
  • Chapter V: Laws of Variation
  • Chapter VI: Difficulties of the Theory
  • Chapter VII: Miscellaneous Objections to the Theory of Natural Selection
  • Chapter VIII: Instinct
  • Chapter IX: Hybridism
  • Chapter X: On the Imperfection of the Geological Record
  • Chapter XI: On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings
  • Chapter XII: Geographical Distribution
  • Chapter XIII: Geographical Distribution -- continued
  • Chapter XIV: Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphologies: Embryology: Rudimentary Organs
  • Chapter XV: Recapitulation and Conclusion
  • Glossary of Scientific Terms
  • Index

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