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Essays upon heredity and kindred biological problems / by August Weismann ; authorized translation edited by Edward B. Poulton, Selmar Schönland and Arthur E. Shipley.

Weismann, August, 1834-1914.
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1889
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Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1889.

Physical description

x, 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Notes

Spine title: "Biological memoirs - Weismann on heredity"

Contents

Contents: 1. The duration of life, 1881 - 2. On heredity, 1883 - 3. Life and Death, 1883 - 4. The continuity of the germ-plasm as the foundation of a theory of heredity, 1885 - 5. The significance of sexual reproduction in the theory of natural selection, 1886 - 6. On the number of polar bodies and their significance in heredity, 1887 - 7. On the supposed botanical proofs of the transmission of acquired characters, 1888 - 8. The supposed transmission of mutilations, 1888

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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This material has been provided by King’s College London. The original may be consulted at King’s College London.

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