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Charles Darwin : the years of controversy : The origin of species and its critics, 1859-1882 / by Peter J. Vorzimmer.

Author/Creator:
Vorzimmer, Peter J., 1937-
Publication:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1970.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. On the origin of species.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Contents:
The Darwinian mechanism
The study of inheritance
The nature of variation
The causes of variability
Blending inheritance
The limits of variation
The role of isolation
Darwin and Wallace
The origins of useless characters
The crucial years : controversy with Mivart
The final years : Darwin's retirement.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1970 by Temple University"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-296).
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Rare copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Penn Libraries Rare copy has dust jacket.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (Adams copy)
Adams, Mark B., (autograph) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1970
Contributor:
Temple University Press, publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0877220018
OCLC:
104500
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