The Resource The origin of species ; The voyage of the Beagle ; The descent of man, Charles Darwin, (ebook)

The origin of species ; The voyage of the Beagle ; The descent of man, Charles Darwin, (ebook)

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The origin of species ; The voyage of the Beagle ; The descent of man
Title
The origin of species ; The voyage of the Beagle ; The descent of man
Statement of responsibility
Charles Darwin
Title variation
  • Voyage of the Beagle
  • Descent of man
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Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1871 and considered his other great book alongside "The Origin of Species," Darwin's "The Descent of Man" is a work that continues the scientist's theories on evolution. Divided into three parts, this book's purpose, as given in the introduction, is to consider whether or not man is descended from a pre-existing form, his manner of development, and the value of the differences between human races. Darwin goes on to systematically explore the evolution of man in terms of physical and mental traits, to condemn the debate on whether humans of different races were of different species, to expound his theory of sexual selection, and to address natural selection and its effect on civilized society, establishing some of the founding ideas on eugenics and what has come to be known as Social Darwinism. Still of great interest and importance in scientific thought today, "The Descent of Man" is a foundational text on the science of human evolution
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Midwest
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1809-1882
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Darwin, Charles
Dewey number
575
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
PerformerNote
Read by David Case
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  • Case, David
  • hoopla digital
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  • Evolution
  • Natural selection
  • Natural history
  • Electronic books
  • South America
  • Geology
  • Voyages around the world
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Human beings
  • Sexual dimorphism (Animals)
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adult
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The origin of species ; The voyage of the Beagle ; The descent of man, Charles Darwin, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781596749139
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11907153
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11907153
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The origin of species ; The voyage of the Beagle ; The descent of man, Charles Darwin, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596749139
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907153
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907153
System control number
MWT11907153
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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