The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection Or, the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, 6th Edition
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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection Or, the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, 6th Edition

By Charles Darwin
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See also PG#1228 for the First Edition

Table of Contents
  • THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION;
    • OR
    • THE PRESERVATION OF FAVOURED RACES IN THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE.
      • Author of "The Descent of Man," etc., etc.
      • Sixth London Edition, with all Additions and Corrections.
        • The 6th Edition is often considered the definitive edition. Also see Project Gutenberg Etext #1228 for the First Edition.
    • AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE PROGRESS OF OPINION ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES, PREVIOUSLY TO THE PUBLICATION OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS WORK.
    • DETAILED CONTENTS.
  • ORIGIN OF SPECIES.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER I. VARIATION UNDER DOMESTICATION.
    • CHAPTER II. VARIATION UNDER NATURE.
    • CHAPTER III. STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE.
    • CHAPTER IV. NATURAL SELECTION; OR THE SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST.
    • CHAPTER V. LAWS OF VARIATION.
    • CHAPTER VI. DIFFICULTIES OF THE THEORY.
    • CHAPTER VII. MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTIONS TO THE THEORY OF NATURAL SELECTION.
    • CHAPTER VIII. INSTINCT.
    • CHAPTER IX. HYBRIDISM.
    • CHAPTER X. ON THE IMPERFECTION OF THE GEOLOGICAL RECORD.
    • CHAPTER XI. ON THE GEOLOGICAL SUCCESSION OF ORGANIC BEINGS.
    • CHAPTER XII. GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION.
    • CHAPTER XIII. GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION—continued.
    • CHAPTER XIV. MUTUAL AFFINITIES OF ORGANIC BEINGS:
      • MORPHOLOGY—EMBRYOLOGY—RUDIMENTARY ORGANS.
    • CHAPTER XV. RECAPITULATION AND CONCLUSION.
    • GLOSSARY OF THE PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC TERMS USED IN THE PRESENT VOLUME.
    • INDEX.
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