The Doctrine of Natural Selection by Alfred Russel WallaceThe Doctrine of Natural Selection by Alfred Russel Wallace

The Doctrine of Natural Selection

byAlfred Russel Wallace

Paperback | May 19, 2016

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This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1873 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Doctrine of Natural Selection' is a short article on Wallace's most lasting contribution to evolutionary theory. Alfred Russel Wallace was born on 8th January 1823 in the village of Llanbadoc, in Monmouthshire, Wales. Wallace was inspired by the travelling naturalists of the day and decided to begin his exploration career collecting specimens in the Amazon rainforest. He explored the Rio Negra for four years, making notes on the peoples and languages he encountered as well as the geography, flora, and fauna. While travelling, Wallace refined his thoughts about evolution and in 1858 he outlined his theory of natural selection in an article he sent to Charles Darwin. Wallace made a huge contribution to the natural sciences and he will continue to be remembered as one of the key figures in the development of evolutionary theory.
Title:The Doctrine of Natural SelectionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:20 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.05 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.05 inPublished:May 19, 2016Publisher:Read Books DesignLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1473329809

ISBN - 13:9781473329805