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The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas as Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface

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The Geographical Distribution of Animals, Volume 1

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By: Alfred Russel Wallace (Author)

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Sub-series of: Cambridge Library Collection - Zoology

A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) was a British biologist and explorer whose theories of evolution, arrived at independently, caused Darwin to allow their famous joint paper to go forward to the Linnean Society in 1858. Considered the nineteenth century's leading expert on the geographical distribution of animals, Wallace carried out extensive fieldwork in areas as diverse as North and South America, Africa, China, India and Australia to document the habitats, breeding, migration and feeding behaviour of thousands of species around the world, and the influence of environmental conditions on their survival. First published in 1876, this two-volume set presents Wallace's findings, and represents a landmark in the study of zoology, evolutionary biology and palaeontology which remains relevant to scholars in these fields today.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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The Geographical Distribution of Animals, Volume 1

The Geographical Distribution of Animals, Volume 1

With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas as Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface

Volume: 1 By: Alfred Russel Wallace (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 2011 | #194714 | ISBN-13: 9781108037846
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The Geographical Distribution of Animals, Volume 2

The Geographical Distribution of Animals, Volume 2

With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas as Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface

Volume: 2 By: Alfred Russel Wallace (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 2011 | #194715 | ISBN-13: 9781108037853
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The Geographical Distribution of Animals (2-Volume Set)

The Geographical Distribution of Animals (2-Volume Set)

With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas as Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface

By: Alfred Russel Wallace (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 2011 | #194716 | ISBN-13: 9781108037860
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