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Contributions To The Theory Of Natural Selection

  [english | 1871]  

Alfred Russel Wallace


Excerpts: [... have to place in order, and determine the true position each originally occupied with regard to the others, the whole difficulty of the true Natural ...... of the Palozoic period, and then a decreasing violence or rapidity through the Secondary period, to allow for the gradual repopulation of the earth ...... can only be balanced by a difference in the population which have to ...]
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Darwinism

  [english | 1889]  

Alfred Russel Wallace


Summary: [Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection with Some of Its Applications is an 1889 book on biological evolution by Alfred Russel Wallace the co-discoverer of evolution by natural selection together with Charles Darwin. This was a book Wallace wrote as a defensive response to the scientific critics of natural selection. Of all Wallaces books it is cited by scholarly publications ...]
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Darwinism 1889

  [english | ]  

Alfred Russel Wallace


Summary: [Darwinism 1889 by Alfred Russel Wallace. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
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Is Mars Habitable

  [english | 1907]  

Alfred Russel Wallace


Excerpts: [... that I saw it would be necessary to issue it in book form. Two of my mathematical friends have pointed out the chief omission which vitiates ...... readers is, that the author has here, for the first time, fully set forth his views both as to the habitability of Mars and as to its being actually inhabited ...... as only to be visible on special occasions of atmospheric clearness ...]
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Island Life

  [english | 1880]  

Alfred Russel Wallace


Excerpts: [... printed 1880 (Med. 8vo). Second Edition 1892 (Extra cr. 8vo). Reprinted 1895. SIR JOSEPH DALTON HOOKER,. K.C.S.I., C.B., F.R.S., ETC., ETC. WHO, ...... huge boat-billed heron (Bal?niceps), and the true ostriches. There are also three quite peculiar African families, the Musophagid? or plantain-eaters, ...... sources are in comparatively arid mountains with scanty snow-fields, or in ...]
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The Malay Archipelago Vol 1

  [english | 1888]  

Alfred Russel Wallace


Summary: [The Malay Archipelago is a book by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace that chronicles his scientific exploration during the eight year period 1854 to 1862 of the southern portion of the Malay Archipelago including Malaysia Singapore the islands of Indonesia then known as the Dutch East Indies and the island of New Guinea. Its full title was The Malay Archipelago: The land of the ...]
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The Malay Archipelago Vol 2

  [english | 1888]  

Alfred Russel Wallace


Summary: [The Malay Archipelago is a book by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace that chronicles his scientific exploration during the eight year period 1854 to 1862 of the southern portion of the Malay Archipelago including Malaysia Singapore the islands of Indonesia then known as the Dutch East Indies and the island of New Guinea. Its full title was The Malay Archipelago: The land of the ...]
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