9781605299488

Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species A Graphic Adaptation

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  • ISBN13:

    9781605299488

  • ISBN10:

    1605299480

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-27
  • Publisher: Rodale Books

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Summary

Drawing on Charles Darwin's own words--and rarely seen letters he exchanged with his contemporaries--Keller and Fuller have produced an accessible, artfully rendered adaptation of Darwin's masterwork. Full-color throughout.

Author Biography

Michael Keller, an award-winning journalist and writer, has a bachelor of science degree in wildlife ecology from the University of Florida and a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Nicolle Rager Fuller is a professional illustrator, with a bachelor of arts degree in biochemistry from Lewis and Clark College and a graduate certificate in science illustration from the University of California-Santa Cruz. She lives in Washinton, DC, with her husband.

Table of Contents

Beginnings of A Theoryp. 5
On The Origin of Speciesp. 37
Variation under Domesticationp. 41
Variation under Naturep. 47
Struggle for Existencep. 51
Natural Selection; or the Survival of the Fittestp. 61
Laws of Variationp. 79
Difficulties of the Theory and Miscellaneous Objectionsp. 87
Instinctp. 105
Hybridismp. 113
On the Imperfection of the Geological Recordp. 117
On the Geological Succession of Organic Beingsp. 125
Geographical Distributionp. 133
Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphology: Embryology: Rudimentary Organsp. 151
Recapitulation and Conclusionp. 165
Afterwordp. 171
Acknowledmentsp. 191
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