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The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex.

by Charles Darwin

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Sexual selection in animals,
  • Sexual dimorphism (Animals),
  • Sex differences,
  • Human beings -- Origin

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Charles Darwin ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH365 .D2 1871a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6948563M
    LC Control Number04033381

    In The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin refused to discuss human evolution, believing the subject too “surrounded with prejudices.” He had been reworking his notes since the s, but only with trepidation did he finally publish The Descent of Man in The book notoriously put apes in our family tree and made the races one family, diversified by “sexual selection”—Darwin's 4/5(4). The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex was originally published in and is a book written by evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin. In it, Darwin explores evolutionary theory and natural selection, building upon his already well-known ideas of evolution.

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    First published in , “The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex” is a book by English naturalist Charles Darwin. In this volume, Darwin attempts to marry the theories of human evolution with evolutionary theory, exploring evolutionary ethics, evolutionary psychology, differences between sexes, differences between human races, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. Summary: In the resurgence of interest in the biological basis of animal behavior and social organization, the ideas and questions pursued by .


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He did this in “The Descent of Man” () and in “The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals” (). The full title of this book is “The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex”, and this shows the double purpose that Darwin had in writing it/5(9).

The Descent of Man, and Selection in And selection in relation to sex. book to Sex is a book by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published inwhich applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection, a form of biological adaptation distinct from, yet interconnected with, natural selection/5(8).

In the current resurgence of interest in the biological basis of animal behavior and social organization, the ideas and questions pursued by Charles Darwin remain fresh and insightful. This is especially true of The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Darwin's second most important work.

This edition is a facsimile reprint of the first printing of the first edition (), not previously available in /5(60). by Darwin in his two-volume The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex ().

The book was authoritative, annotated, and heavily anecdotal in places. The two volumes were discrete, the first discussing the evolution of civilization and human origins among the Old World monkeys. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex Paperback – April 6, by Charles Darwin (Author)/5(8).

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The structure of the Descent ofMan, and Selection in Relation to Sex is unusual in that, as the title clearly states, it consists of two vast subjects which are cemented together at the end by a discussion of the role of sexual selection in man.

The major theme of the first part of the work is simply that man descended from other ani-File Size: 6MB. The book, in its first edition, contains two parts, the descent of man itself, and selection in relation to sex.

The word 'evolution' occurs, for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume of the first edition, that is to say before its appearance in the sixth edition of The origin of species. The Descent of Man, and Selection in relation to Sex. Naturevolume 3, pages– () | Download Citation.

IF Mr. Darwin had closed his rich series of contributions to Science by Cited by: 1. This is especially true of The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Darwin’s second most important work. This edition is a facsimile reprint of the first printing of the first edition (), not previously available in paperback.

This is especially true of The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, Darwin's second most important work. This edition is a facsimile reprint of the first printing of the first edition (), not previously available in paperback.

Book Description: In the current resurgence of interest in the biological basis of animal behavior and social organization, the ideas and questions pursued by Charles Darwin remain fresh and insightful.

This is especially true ofThe Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Darwin's second most important work.

This edition is a facsimile. The Descent of Man, well this volume I, focuses on the issues and observations of evidence of such descent, the development of man from a lower species, a comparison of So inCharles Darwin, first published his “Descent of man and selection in relation to sex”/5.

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex is the second edition of a book on evolutionary theory by British naturalist Charles Darwin. The first edition was published inand the second, enlarged edition in (this Wikisource edition is based on an unchanged reprint of the second edition).

It followed his work, The. RECORD: Darwin, C. The descent of man, and selection in relation to : John Murray. 2d ed.; tenth thousand. REVISION HISTORY: Scanned by Carilyn Giuliano of Oklahoma University Libraries, transcribed (double key) by AEL Datacorrections by John van Wyhe.

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