Island Life by Alfred Russel Wallace

Island Life

By Alfred Russel Wallace

  • Release Date: 2013-12-12
  • Genre: History
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Island Life
Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, and biologist (1890-1913)

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Table of Contents
-01- About this book
-02- DEDICATION
-03- PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION
-04- PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
-05- PART I. THE DISPERSAL OF ORGANISMS ITS PHENOMENA
-06- INTRODUCTORY
-07- THE ELEMENTARY FACTS OF DISTRIBUTION
-08- CLASSIFICATION OF THE FACTS OF DISTRIBUTION
-09- EVOLUTION THE KEY TO DISTRIBUTION
-10- THE POWERS OF DISPERSAL OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS
-11- GEOGRAPHICAL AND GEOLOGICAL CHANGES
-12- CHANGES OF CLIMATE
-13- THE CAUSES OF GLACIAL EPOCHS
-14- ANCIENT GLACIAL EPOCHS
-15- THE EARTH'S AGE
-16- PART II. INSULAR FAUNAS AND FLORAS
-17- THE CLASSIFICATION OF ISLANDS
-18- OCEANIC ISLANDS
-19- THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
-20- ST. HELENA
-21- THE SANDWICH ISLANDS
-22- CONTINENTAL ISLANDS OF RECENT ORIGIN
-23- BORNEO AND JAVA
-24- JAPAN AND FORMOSA
-25- ANCIENT CONTINENTAL ISLANDS
-26- ANOMALOUS ISLANDS CELEBES
-27- APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XX
-28- ANOMALOUS ISLANDS
-29- THE FLORA OF NEW ZEALAND
-30- ON THE ARCTIC ELEMENT IN SOUTH TEMPERATE FLORAS
-31- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
-32- FOOTNOTES

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