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De Lorigine Des Especes

  [french | 1896]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [LOrigine des espces par le moyen de la slection naturelle ou la prservation des races favorises dans la lutte pour la vie (Titre anglais original : On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life) est un ouvrage de Charles Darwin publi le 24 novembre 1859 et dans lequel il explique le mcanisme prsidant selon lui lvolution ...]
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El Origen De Las Especies

  [spanish | 1859]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [s On the Origin of Species published on 24 November 1859 is a work of scientific literature which is 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. Darwins book ...]
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Geological Observations Of Volcanic Islands

  [english | 1844]  

Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... Beagle called at St. Jago in the Cape de Verde Islands, and St. Paul's Rocks, and at Fernando Noronha, but mainly during the homeward cruise then it ...... from destructive earthquakes. The lowest rocks exposed on the coast near Porto Praya, are highly crystalline and compact they appear to be of ancient, ...... many of their cells lined and partly filled with a white, delicate, ...]
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Geological Observations On Volcanic Islands

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... in carbonaceous shale leaves of the Glossopteris Brownii, a fern which so frequently accompanies the coal of Australia. The sandstone contains ...... island. The travertin containing this remnant of a lost vegetation, is of a pale yellow colour, hard, and in parts even crystalline but not compact, ...... Boulders, absence in Australia and Cape of Good Hope. Brattle island. Brewster,...]
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Geologische Beobachtungen ber Die Vulcanischen Inseln Mit

  [german | 1877]  

Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... Karte und vierzehn Holzschnitten. STUTTGART. E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagshandlung (E. Koch). 1877. Geologische Beobachtungen. ber die. =Vulcanischen ...... Schalthiere dieses Archipels und der benachbarten Ksten nicht besser bekannt sind, wrde es voreilig sein zu behaupten, dasz selbst diese beiden letzten ...... eine betrchtliche Masse von Lava vom Red Hill aus ber eine ...]
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Insectivorous Plants

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [Insectivorous Plants is a book by British naturalist and evolutionary theory pioneer Charles Darwin published on 2 July 1875 in London. Part of a series of works by Darwin related to his theory of natural selection the book is a study of carnivorous plants with specific attention paid to the adaptations that allow them to live in difficult conditions. It includes illustrations by Darwin himself ...]
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Movements And Habits Of Climbing Plants

  [english | 1875]  

Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... of the third class ascend merely by the aid of hooks and those of the fourth by rootlets but as in neither class do the plants exhibit any special ...... into a very close spire, which remained unchanged but subsequently, as the shoot twined spirally up its support, it made a much more open spire. ...... a time rapidly, thus causing the shoot to bow towards the opposite side. The ...]
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Observations Geologiques Sur Les Iles Volcaniques

  [french | 1844]  

Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... au premier rang parmi les initiateurs de la g'eologie. Et ce qui t'emoigne hautement de la valeur de ces travaux de g'eologie pure, c'est qu'`a ...... g'eologue et explorateur allemand, et presque universellement admises par ses compatriotes, avaient 'et'e soutenues par 'Elie de Beaumont et par Dufr'enoy, ...... sont tapiss'ees et m^eme partiellement remplies d'un r'eseau de ...]
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On The Origin Of Species

  [english | 1872]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [s On the Origin of Species published on 24 November 1859 is a work of scientific literature which is 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. Darwins book ...]
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On The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... species, can usually, but not invariably, be grafted with ease. But this capacity, as in hybridisation, is by no means absolutely governed by systematic ...... the severest trial, namely, by reciprocal crosses, and he found their mongrel offspring perfectly fertile. But one of these five varieties, when ...... with either one or both forms by intermediate varieties. Nor should it ...]
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The Autobiography Of Charles Darwin

  [english | 1887]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Autobiography of Charles Darwin is the autobiography of the British naturalist Charles Darwin which was published in 1887 five years after his death. Darwin wrote the book which he entitled Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character for his family. He states that he started writing it on about May 28 1876 and had finished it by August 3. The book was edited by Charles Darwins ...]
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The Descent Of Man And Selection In Relation To Sex

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex is a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin first published in 1871. It was Darwins second great book on evolutionary theory following his 1859 work On The Origin of Species. In The Descent of Man Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution and details his theory of sexual selection. The book discusses many ...]
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The Effects Of Cross Self Fertilisation In The Vegetable Kingdom

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Charles Darwin


Summary: [Charles Robert Darwin FRS (12 February 1809 ? 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist who established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection. He published his theory with compelling evidence for evolution in his 1859 book On the ...]
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The Expression Of Emotion In Man And Animals

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Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is a book by Charles Darwin published in 1872 concerning the genetically determined aspects of behaviour. It was published thirteen years after On The Origin of Species and was along with his 1871 book The Descent of Man Darwins main consideration of human origins demonstrating the biological sources of human emotional life.]
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The Formation Of Vegetable Mould Through The Action Of Worms

  [english | 1881]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms with Observations on their Habits (sometimes shortened to Worms) is an 1881 book by Charles Darwin on earthworms. It was his last scientific book and was published shortly before his death. Exploring earthworm behavior and ecology it continued the theme common throughout his work that gradual changes over long periods of time can lead ...]
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The Formation Of Vegetable Mould Through The Action Of Worms With Observations Of Their Habits

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Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms with Observations on their Habits (sometimes shortened to Worms) is an 1881 book by Charles Darwin on earthworms. It was his last scientific book and was published shortly before his death. Exploring earthworm behavior and ecology it continued the theme common throughout his work that gradual changes over long periods of time can lead ...]
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The Foundations Of The Origin Of Species

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Charles Darwin


Summary: [Charles Robert Darwin FRS (12 February 1809 ? 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist who established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection. He published his theory with compelling evidence for evolution in his 1859 book On the ...]
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The Movements And Habits Of Climbing Plants

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Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... ordinary velocity. From seven observations made during August on shoots proceeding from a plant which had been cut down, and on another plant during ...... of insertion of the leaves and the course of the revolutions coincide. This fact has been well shown by Dutrochet, {14} who found different individuals ...... light 1 hr. { 0 m.: difference 3 hrs. 30 m. 2nd circle was made in 5 ...]
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The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Excerpts: [... territory between two representative species is generally narrow in comparison with the territory proper to each. We see the same fact in ascending mountains, ...... or as an aid in turning, as in the case of the dog, though the aid in this latter respect must be slight, for the hare, with hardly any tail, can ...... degrees. We should remember that the skull at this early age is ...]
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The Power Of Movement In Plants

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Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Power of Movement in Plants is an 1880 book by Charles Darwin and his son Francis on phototropism in plants. This is the book he wrote after culminating the theory of evolution File:Fern. jpg This botany article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. v o d o e]
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