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The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2) Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes

By Ernst Haeckel
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Table of Contents
  • THE HISTORY OF CREATION.
  • CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • PLATES.
      • FIGURES.
    • FIGURES.
  • AUTHOR’S PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION.
  • NOTE.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OF THE DOCTRINE OF FILIATION, OR DESCENT-THEORY.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE HISTORY OF CREATION ACCORDING TO CUVIER AND AGASSIZ.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THEORY OF DEVELOPMENT ACCORDING TO GOETHE AND OKEN.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THEORY OF DEVELOPMENT ACCORDING TO KANT AND LAMARCK.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • THEORY OF DEVELOPMENT ACCORDING TO LYELL AND DARWIN.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE THEORY OF SELECTION (DARWINISM).
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • TRANSMISSION BY INHERITANCE AND PROPAGATION.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • LAWS OF TRANSMISSION BY INHERITANCE. ADAPTATION AND NUTRITION.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • LAWS OF ADAPTATION.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • NATURAL SELECTION BY THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE. DIVISION OF LABOUR AND PROGRESS.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • LAWS OF DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANIC TRIBES AND OF INDIVIDUALS. PHYLOGENY AND ONTOGENY.
    • Germs or Embryos of four Vertebrates.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • MIGRATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ORGANISMS. CHOROLOGY AND THE ICE-PERIOD OF THE EARTH.
  • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOL. I.
    • WORKS OF PROFESSOR ERNST HAECKEL.
    • WORKS OF THOMAS H. HUXLEY, LL.D., F.R.S.
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