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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859)

by Charles Darwin

    Table of Contents

    1. Variation Under Domestication.
    2. Variation Under Nature.
    3. Struggle For Existence.
    4. Natural Selection.
    5. Laws of Variation.
    6. Difficulties on Theory.
    7. Instinct.
    8. Hybridism.
    9. On the Imperfection of the Geological Record.
    10. On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings.
    11. Geographical Distribution.
    12. Geographical Distribution—continued.
    13. Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphology: Embryology: Rudimentary Organs
    14. Recapitulation and Conclusion.

    [ Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, (London: John Murray) 1859; Reprinted in Ernst Mayr, ed., On the Origin Of Species: A Facsimile of the First Edition, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1964, 495 pp. ]

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