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Darwin"s Shadow

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Published by V & R Unipress in Göttingen, Germany .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wallace, Alfred Russel, -- 1823-1913,
  • Naturalists -- England -- Biography,
  • Natural selection

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreBiography.
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23060002M
ISBN 10978-3-89971-778-5
OCLC/WorldCa809071841

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