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Evolution, a General Sketch, from Nebula to Man (Classic Reprint)
It gives no more than the broad outlines of the evolution of the earth and its inhabitants. From the great volume which a score of sciences have co-operated in writing on that absorbing subject it selects only the pages that are most interesting and intelligible to the general reader. These pages it joins into a continuous story, which opens with the...
It gives no more than the broad outlines of the evolution of the earth and its inhabitants. From the great volume which a score of sciences have co-operated in writing on that absorbing subject it selects only the pages that are most interesting and intelligible to the general reader. These pages it joins into a continuous story, which opens with the mighty cloud of matter that was stirred into giving birth to our sun and its planets, and ends ERRATUM. Page 7line 12 For 1788 read 1731. and microscope. But disputed points will be left open, conjecture plainly stated as conjecture, and the latest theories of importance indicated; so that the reader may be at least slightly informed on the systems Weismannism, Mendelism, etc. that now occur in all he may read further on the subject. Thanks are due toM essrs. W. Keller Co., Stuttgart, for the right to reproduce the illustrations on pages 21, 41, 59, 79, 82 and 92, and also toT he Open Court Publishing Co., Chicago, for the illustration of theN eanderthal Man.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
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