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Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species

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$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674729698

Publication Date: 06/16/2014

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352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 halftones, 35 line illustrations, 1 map, 7 tables

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  • Alfred Russel Wallace: A Short Biography, by Andrew Berry
  • Introduction
  • 1. Granted the Law: Alfred Russel Wallace’s Evolutionary Travels
  • 2. The Consilient Mr. Wallace: Transmutation and Related Themes of Wallace’s Species Notebook
  • 3. Wallace and Darwin: Parallels, Intersections, and Departures on the Evolutionary Road
  • 4. Two Indefatigable Naturalists: Wallace and Darwin’s Watershed Papers
  • 5. A Striking Coincidence: The Wallace and Darwin Papers of 1858 Compared
  • 6. True with a Vengeance: From Delicate Arrangement to Conspiracy: A Guide
  • Coda: The Force of Admiration
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on the Text and Illustrations
  • Index

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