The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life

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Perhaps the most readable and accessible of the great works of scientific imagination, The Origin of Species sold out on the day it was published in 1859. Theologians quickly labeled Charles Darwin the most dangerous man in England, and, as the Saturday Review noted, the uproar over the book quickly "passed beyond the bounds of the study and lecture-room into the drawing-room and the public street." Yet, after reading it, Darwin's friend and colleague T. H. Huxley had a different reaction: "How extremely stupid not to have ...

The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life 1982, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140432053

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