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The Origin of Species (Enriched Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

This classic work of scientific literature, presenting the theory of evolution by means of natural selection, is still both relevant and controversial in the twenty-first century.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

  • A concise introduction that gives the reader important
  • background information
  • A chronology of the author's life and work
  • A timeline of significant events that provides the book's
  • historical context
  • An outline of key themes to guide the reader's own
  • interpretations
  • Detailed explanatory notes
  • Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern
  • perspectives on the work
  • Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book
  • group interaction
  • A list of recommended related

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chronology of Charles Darwin's Life and Work
Historical Context of The Origin of Species

THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES

An Historical Sketch
Introduction
i. Variation Under Domestication
ii. Variation Under Nature
iii. Struggle for Existence
iv. Natural Selection
v. Laws of Variation
vi. Difficulties on Theory
vii. Instinct
viii. Hybridism
ix. On the Imperfection of the Geological Record
x. On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings
xi. Geographical Distribution
xii. Geographical Distribution (continued)
xiii. Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphology: Embryology: Rudimentary Organs
xiv. Recapitulation and Conclusion

Glossary
Notes
Interpretive Notes
Critical Excerpts
Questions for Discussion
Suggestions for the Interested Reader

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416561477
Author:
Darwin, Charles
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Supplement by:
Kelchner, Charlotte
Supplement:
Kelchner, Charlotte
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Evolution (Biology)
Subject:
Natural selection
Subject:
Biology-Evolution
Edition Description:
Enriched Classic
Series:
Enriched Classics
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 10.395 oz

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